In today's highly interconnected business environment, globally competent leadership is crucial. The Carlson Global Institute offers innovative educational programs, supports international research, guides businesses to compete in a global marketplace, and generates new knowledge for leaders in Minnesota and around the world.

Carlson School Students

The Carlson Global Institute offers several options for Carlson School students to study abroad and fulfill the international experience requirement.


Incoming Exchange Students

The Carlson School maintains student exchange agreements with leading institutions around the world. Students from any partner school may apply for a semester or year-long exchange at the Carlson School.

Families of Carlson School Students

Families of Carlson School students studying abroad can participate in their loved one's experience and remain connected.

Educational Partners

The Carlson School partners with institutions from across the globe to develop meaningful educational experiences for business students and professionals from the U.S. and around the world.

Business Partners

The Carlson Global Institute supports businesses in their global endeavors through public events and engagement with our education abroad and Global Executive MBA programming.

Get Involved

Are you a company or an individual interested in getting involved with Carlson School’s global initiatives?

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