Lifetime learnings gained during South African marketing study abroad trip.

 Former South African president and humanitarian Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Led by Elisabeth Beristain, program director for marketing study abroad programs, eight students who recently traveled to South Africa now have a much deeper understanding of the power of those words. […]

Professors get up-close look at South American businesses, economy and culture.

Classroom teaching comes alive when a professor has rich experiences and insight to share with students. Fifteen professors from business schools across the country greatly expanded their understanding of South America’s economy and culture during the 14th Annual Faculty Development in International Business Mercosur Program. “This was a fantastic trip, a chance to talk with […]

Business students increase global perspective during trip to London, Paris.

When Florida International University (FIU) student Joseph Iglesias was atop the London Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe, he got quite a different view of the city. When he participated in the business learning opportunities during the trip abroad, Iglesias benefited from yet another new perspective. “I learned so much about international business, with […]

Realities of Dubai surprise FIU students.

Where can you ski, dine in the desert and view the world’s tallest building? Dubai, of course. For 28 students, all but four of them undergraduate business majors in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), a ten-day study abroad program to Dubai proved to be a revelation. “Dubai is as diverse […]

CIBER awards grants to 11 faculty members for international business research.

From exploring a virtual Cuba world to examining the impact of language in advertising to bilingual Hispanics, members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration tackle research projects that help Florida International University (FIU) fulfill its mission as a public research institution. And, as part of its mission, the university’s Center for International […]