Business & Sustainability

MAPs are being updated

These pages are currently under revision, and may not have a complete list of programs. Please contact Hannah Nevitt to explore all program options.

The following programs offer significant coursework and immersion opportunities for Business & Sustainability and AACSB Accredited Programs. This is meant to highlight a variety of programs by region; please note there are many more available beyond what is listed here and this is not a guaranteed list for credit transfer. Students will still need to meet with their departments to discuss fulfilling degree requirements.

For information about the Business & Sustainability BA degree program, please refer to the BA requirements listed on the University Catalog, linked here.

For the Energy Studies Concentrationyou can find more information here.

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Advisor

Craig Dunn

Professor, Management

Office: Parks Hall 317

Advising Info

After you decide on a program and the courses you will take abroad, you must complete the Departmental Academic Advising Esign Form with your academic advisor. The form must be completed before your program commences.   

Review Your Degree Works  

Web4U > Student > Student Records > Degree Works. Follow steps to see what you have completed, and what you still need for your degree plan. At least 50% of the credit hours required for the major/minor must be earned at Western.   

An official transcript from your program must be sent to Education Abroad for processing upon completion of your program.  

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Program Options

Study Abroad Provider

  • Independent organizations that facilitate or administer study abroad programs for students
  • Quarter, semester, academic year, calendar year, and summer
  • Pay a program fee that includes tuition, housing, etc. (varies)
  • More services provided
  • Often includes excursions, onsite pickup, varied housing options
  • Part time internships can be available for credit

Western Exchange

  • Bilateral agreements between WWU and universities abroad to exchange students
  • Chance of placement is high
  • Semester and year-long options
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid onsite
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • Eligibility requirements vary
  • More independent and less services

ISEP Exchange

  • ISEP stands for International Student Exchange Program
  • Students can choose from over 135 universities in 36 different countries
  • Students provide ISEP with a list of preferred sites. Chance of placement varies from site to site.
  • Semester & year-long options only
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid to WWU
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • More independent and less services provided

Research, Fellowships & Grants

  • WWU College of Business (CBE) Scholarships
  • Princeton in Asia Fellowship - Teaching and Service Field Placements in Asia Post Grad

    While more than half of the Fellows are employed as English teachers at universities, colleges, and high schools, there are also specialized positions with organizations that contribute to the following global issues: education, environmental sustainability, public health, media, economic development, and peace, justice, and access to information.

    Award amount: Local stipend paid directly by the host organization. The stipend is intended to cover the cost of safe housing, clean food and drinking water, basic telecommunications, and local travel.

  • Payne Fellowships for Graduate Studies

    Award amount: $48,000 annually for a two year MA program

  • UK Fulbright: Lancaster University Award in STEM

    Covers a three-to-six month research project in any STEM field at the university.

    This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general maintenance costs while in the UK.

    In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time).

    Award amount: £2,625 per month

  • UK Fulbright: UCL School of Management - Entrepreneurship Award

    Covers one year Msc in Entrepreneurship at the institution's School of Management. The living stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK. In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).

    Award amount: Full tuition waiver, £16,500 living stipend

Asia

India

SIT - India Sustainable Development & Social Change, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

Thailand

USAC - Chiang Mai, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

Central America

Costa Rica

  • USAC - San Ramon, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Environmental Policy, Society & Environment, Sustainable Development, Ecology & Population Biology, Field Studies, Internships
  • CEA - Veritas University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    English courses in

    • Entrepreneurship, Ecology, Economics, Ecotourism, Lab Sciences, Sustainability, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Marketing, International Marketing, Innovation & more
  • USAC - Heredia, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Climate, Global Change & Society, Field Studies, Internship, Sciences

Europe

Italy

Netherlands

CIEE - Business & Sustainability - Amsterdam, Summer Quarter

Spain

  • CEA - Global Business Consulting in Barcelona, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
  • CEA - Alicante Science & Engineering, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Sciences, Ecology, Ecology of Populations, Urban Planning
  • CIEE - Summer Business & Culture, Summer Quarter
  • CIEE - Open Campus Madrid, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Environmental Ethics, Global Change & Environment, Independent Research, Internships, International Management, International Finance, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics, Marketing, Economics of Wine, Conservation Biology, International Agriculture & more

Middle East

North America

South America

Argentina

API - Mendoza, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English courses in:

  • Population Ecology, Rural Development Economics, Sustainable Development, Water Resources Management & Arid Climates, Economics, Internships, Human Rights, Environmental Politics, Social Policy & Community Development, Culture of Wine & Wine Production

Chile

ISA - Chile Vina del Mar - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English & Spanish courses in:

  • Sustainable Business in Latin America, Economic Development, Leadership, Marketing, Tech Innovations

Uruguay

USAC - Montevideo, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

Virtual Global Internship

SIT - Virtual Internship in Environment, Development & Sustainability, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter