• Student standing with local children in Ghana
  • Student feeding Kangaroos in Australia.
  • Students holding the W flag in front of the UNIBE sign and building.
  • Student group in Thailand in river with elephants

Western Michigan University's Global Business Center initiates, facilitates, expedites and champions the global business activities of the Haworth College of Business. It works closely internally with other Western Michigan University groups such as the Haenicke Institute for Global Education and externally with a community of partners to enhance the college's globalization efforts. Located in Schneider Hall, home of the Haworth College of Business, the center's director, program coordinator, and study abroad advisor work with faculty and students in developing programming designed for business students.

Business study abroad

Considering study abroad? Many students describe study abroad as “life-changing.” Why? Study abroad increases: 

  • Intercultural fluency.
  • Confidence.
  • Experience with complex global issues in business and beyond.
  • International friendships.

The Haenicke Institute for Global Education currently offers study abroad programs on three continents and in 15 countries for business. Curriculum focuses include accountancy, economics, finance, marketing, management and intensive foreign language.

Learn about Business study abroad

Interning Abroad

Interning abroad is a great way to get firsthand experience working in a country where the business culture, customs and practices may differ from your own. 

For international internships, Western Michigan University students must follow the Haenicke Institute for Global Education's process for international internships to earn credit.

Additionally, the following sites are also useful if you are exploring international internship opportunities: