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Studying Abroad

The Seattle University Education Abroad Office oversees student study abroad programs. There are opportunities to study abroad for a quarter, semester, or full school year. Most of these programs are aimed at undergraduate students, as there are a very limited number of classes one can take as a graduate student and receive transfer credit.

In addition to Seattle University's study abroad opportunities, Albers offers a number of short-term courses abroad lead by faculty members, and exchange programs.

Study Tour Courses for 2020

Study Tour Courses are two week in-country classes. The groups explore a country to learn about the culture and history, but also visit local companies for presentations on international business topics. The subject of the course is dependent upon which class you are taking. Classes are given in marketing, economics, e-commerce, to name a few.

Students attend pre-departure classes to familiarize you with the country you are going to visit and begin your class report, which is due at the end of the course. Upon your return, there is a course briefing.

South Africa 2020 - POSTPONED

June 17-27, 2020
Program cost: $2,999 (excluding airfare)
Safari cost (optional): $375
Classes offered: 

  • INBU 5940-02/4940-02 (Cultural Intelligence and Global Leadership)
  • MGMT 5940-05/4940-05 (Extraordinary Leaders - South Africans)

For more information, visit the South Africa Study Tour page.

European Union 2020 - POSTPONED

August 30-September 12, 2020
Program cost: $3,000 (excluding airfare)
Classes offered: 

  • INBU 5940-01/4940-01 (The European Business Environment)
  • ACCT 5940-01/4940-01 (Comparative Corporate Governance)

For more information, visit the European Union Study Tour page.

Sansepolcro, Italy 2020 - UNDERGRAD POSTPONED

September 2-14, 2020
Program cost: $2,600 (excluding airfare)

For more information, visit the Sansepolcro Study Tour page.

India 2020 - POSTPONED

September 5-18, 2020
Program cost: $2,750 (excluding airfare)
Classes offered: 

  • MGMT 5940-02/4940-02 (Technology, Business, and Society: The Unlikely and Miraculous Rise of India)
  • MGMT 5940-03/4940-03 (Cross-Cultural Negotiation Skills: Focus India)

For more information, visit the India Study Tour page.

Italian Dolomites 2020

September 15-21, 2020
Program cost: $2,400 (excluding airfare)
Class offered: 

  • MGMT 5940-01 (Global Leadership and Social Dynamics)

For more information, visit the Italian Dolomites page.

Recent Study Tour Courses

Education Abroad Programs

The Education Abroad Office provides a list of global opportunities that are great fits for Albers students. Programs in Beijing, China; Seoul, South Korea; Madrid, Spain; and Tokyo, Japan are just a few of the programs suggested for Albers undergraduate students. Undergraduate students interested in studying abroad are required to complete the following five steps in order:

  1. Attend an Information Session. See dates and times listed in the right-hand sidebar.
  2. Schedule an appointment with an SU Education Abroad Office Advisor to review your options. Call 206-296-2226 or stop by Pavilion 124.
  3. After researching your options, schedule an appointment with the Albers Education Abroad Advisor. Call 206-296-5700 or stop by Pigott 318.
  4. Apply to the program(s) you and the Albers Education Abroad Advisor have selected as a good fit for your interests, goals, and academic plan.
  5. Complete all the pre-departure paperwork required by the SU Education Abroad Office. Go abroad!