A global focus with real-world practice
We’re proud to be among the first business schools to require a global experience for all students. Through the Carlson Global Institute, you’ll find several ways to advance your international business knowledge and develop intercultural competence.
From independent exchanges to short-term programs led by Carlson School faculty, explore various options to learn business-related topics worldwide.
Education Abroad Offerings
The Carlson Global Institute's Education Abroad offerings are created to meet the needs of students looking for business-focused International Experience. You can choose these types of programs for your international experience.
Explore brief faculty-led programs, uniting U of MN students abroad under a Minnesota faculty member's tutelage. These programs, conducted in English during academic breaks, foster camaraderie while delving into a single course. Join this enriching journey of global learning and cultural exchange.
Embark on a partner university program, attending business classes in English alongside a diverse global cohort. Immerse yourself in highly independent and immersive exchange experiences. Connect, learn, and broaden your horizons on this unique academic journey.
Choose a semester or summer option supported by dedicated on-site staff for UMN students. Experience Carlson-style classes with peers mainly from UMN and other US institutions. Your global academic adventure starts here.
In London, Students Build Connections and Confidence
A group of 20 Carlson School undergraduate students spent a week in London over their spring break, exploring the city and learning about international business practices. The trip was an essential part of IBUS 2021: Design Your Career in a Global Context.