Studying abroad can be one of the most incredible and challenging experiences that you will ever have!
Studying in another country allows you to learn about another culture, meet new friends, learn different languages, and enhance your education while exploring a new country.
The College of Business & Public Administration along with the UND Study Abroad programs allows you a multitude of options to experience the world.
Study Abroad Opportunities
This exciting faculty-directed study abroad program is open to all UND students regardless of major and offers an in-depth examination of China, a region of growing global importance. With special emphasis on the practical development of cross-cultural business skills, the program helps students gain an in-depth understanding of the language, history, politics, legal system, customs and cultures of China.
Kay Powell is the instructor for this program in which students play an active role in designing their own fieldwork projects and itineraries. For more information contact Kay at email@example.com
The internationally renowned Summer School offers short courses taught by leading LSE Faculty. The program was established in 1989 and now has more than 3,000 participants. Courses range from traditional core economics and finance subjects to contemporary politics and management practices. Residents and visitors enjoy the combination of old and new architecture, elegant streetscapes, parks, gardens and beaches.
The ICN program offers an exciting opportunity for students to study business in the context of the European Union. Students will take French language courses in addition to business courses taught in English. Fall/Winter courses will take place in the city of Nancy and students participating in the summer program study in the city of Metz. The summer program offers students the opportunity to travel to Luxemburg and Belgium as part of the summer courses.
BI Norwegian School of Management. Students will gain hands-on knowledge of international business with a distinct Scandinavian approach. MBA Students may study international business for two quarters at BI.
The UND-University of Sunshine Coast study abroad program offers students an opportunity to study a wide range of academic programs in a beautiful and exciting location. The university, with approx. 7,000 students, is located less than 1 hour north of the city of Brisbane, in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, one of the most beautiful and rapidly developing regions in Australia.
The American College of Thessaloniki campus is beautifully positioned on a hillside overlooking the city of Thessaloniki and the Thermaic Gulf. With an enrollment close to 800, Greek and international students, ACT offers an intimate learning environment. Students live off campus in the Thessaloniki area. Classes are taught in English, offering students access to the full catalog of classes.
Applying for a Study Abroad Program
UND Study Abroad programs are managed through the Office of International Programs, which is located on the second floor of the Memorial Union. For information on study abroad programs contact Office of International Programs at 701.777.4231.
Study abroad is AFFORDABLE. Exchange programs are available, students pay UND tuition and fees for their study abroad experience. As a UND student, most financial aid and scholarships may be applied to study abroad. At the College of Business & Public Administration student scholarships are available to assist with international experiences each semester.
Several study abroad grants are available to help defray the costs of study abroad in the College of Business and Public Administration. Study Abroad Grants are available to CoBPA majors and other UND students paying CoBPA program fees. Study abroad grants provide partial reimbursement for costs associated with study outside the United States. Students may seek funding related to UND-sponsored study abroad programs as well as any other study abroad or international program where UND will accept transferred credits. Grants may be used to partially reimburse:
- Travel to/from the United States and the host country.
- In-country costs for meals, lodging, and local transportation.
- Program-related fees
UND Based Support
General Application Instructions
- All forms and supporting materials must be clearly printed or typewritten.
- Include your name on each page of supporting materials.
- Make sure your responses reflect careful consideration of questions posed. Both writing quality and content are important. All responses should be made in high quality standard written English. Please carefully proofread all responses and application materials.
- Question 6: Your major must be consistent with eligibility requirements
- Question 7: If funding is sought for a non-UND program, appropriate documentation about the program, its location, faculty, courses offered, etc. must be submitted with the grant application.
- Questions 11: Your budget must be well formulated, complete and realistic.
Additional Required Attachments
The following documents must be submitted with the application:
- A current official or unofficial UND transcript
- A copy of your bill/receipt for the current semester showing payment of CoBPA program fees
A complete application should include (submitted in this order):
- Completed application form with budget attachment
- Additional Personal Statement (optional)
- Required Attachments: UND transcript & current semester bill/receipt showing payment of CoBPA fees
All application materials should be stapled, and submitted to:
University of North Dakota
Gamble Hall Room 110
293 Centennial Dr Stop 8369
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Since there are limited funds available, applicants are encouraged to apply by the earliest possible deadline. Applications submitted after study abroad is completed will not be considered.
Awarded funds will be disbursed to students upon submission of:
- Eligible receipts for reimbursement
- Official transcript or other documentation of successful completion of study.
All materials required for reimbursement must be submitted by the last day of classes of the semester following the study abroad, or the grant will expire and no reimbursement will be made.
Each applicant must:
Be a degree-seeking UND student subject to CoBPA program fees at the time of grant application and travel.
Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Participate in for-credit university-level study outside the United States.
Submit a complete application package, received by 4:30 PM on the deadline date.
Applicants who previously have received a CoBPA study abroad grant are eligible to apply for subsequent grants. Amounts awarded, however, may be limited based on amounts of previous awards and funds available for grants. The evaluation committee reserves the right to verify all information included in the application. If information is found to be false, the application will be considered invalid and the applicant ineligible. Applications not meeting the above eligibility requirements will not be evaluated by the committee.
Study abroad grants will be awarded based quality of the application. Important dimensions that will be evaluated include the applicant’s academic background and performance, content and writing style of responses to application questions, and relation of the proposed study abroad activity to the applicant’s program of study. All valid applications will be reviewed by a selection committee composed of CoBPA faculty.
For more information on UND based funding opportunities contact Brian Urlacher, Director of International Programs in the CoBPA, at brian.urlacher@UND.edu.