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Study Innovation for Sustainability in Germany: September 7-20, 2014

Earn 4 elective credits toward your business degree, your business minor or your international studies degree while studying abroad in Germany!

Led by Dr. Christian Arndt (Nürtingen-Geislingen University) and Dr. Scott Marshall (Portland State University).

5 study trips to firms in key industries
4 Corresponding lectures
3 German cities
2 great weeks
1 competitive study tour!

Challenges such as demographic change, social inequality, scarcity of commodities combined with global warming require clever solutions. Firms that will come out ahead are giving answers already today – they are succeeding in Innovation for Sustainability.

Meet students from Mexico, the USA and Germany to learn about and prepare for these challenges. Meet representatives of firms in key industries, such as automobiles, construction, new energies, and health as well as regional policy makers. This is Research-based Learning! Our study tour will start at NGU, Nürtingen-Geislingen University, in the heart of Baden-Württemberg. Germany‘s southwest is a region of famous innovators, home to globally active companies on the cutting edge and at the same time the first German federal state with a green government. We will also stay in Stuttgart, the state‘s capital; a trip to Munich in the neighboring state of Bavaria will offer additional opportunities for great leisure time.

Program flyer: Innovation for Sustainability-Germany-Summer 2014 Flyer(1).pdf

Course information: MGMT 410: Innovation for Sustainability – 4 Credits

Application deadline: Monday, February 3rd, 2014. Apply now.

Study business in a European context in Lyon, France!

Lyon is France's third largest city with 1.2 million people in the metropolitan area and has a vibrant business climate as its geographic location allows for easy access to Europe and beyond.  Students on the Lyon Business program enroll in core business coursework taught in English (marketing, international business, human resource management, finance, etc.) with an additional course in French language as part of a program specifically designed for exchange students. Interested students should contact Rachel Foxhoven at

IE3 Internships

Through IE3 Global Internships you earn academic credit on your home campus while gaining professional experience abroad. Internships are available in a variety of private-sector companies, nonprofit organizations and educational institutions around the world.

IE3 Global Internships provides the following:

  • internship placement
  • pre-departure orientation
  • international health insurance
  • learning tools 
  • monitoring and support by a regional director in the U.S.

Click here to check out all of the possibilities IE3 internships has to offer!

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Visit the Office of International Affairs website for complete information about studying abroad at PSU.