University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Plan Your Study Abroad

Walton College Academic Advisors can assist you throughout the entire study abroad process. Advisors can help you explore program options, determine the best time to study abroad, discuss eligibility, and assess how the credits completed during a study abroad program can apply to your degree.

Walton College Study Abroad

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Barcelona

Global Changemakers Barcelona is a one-of-a-kind faculty-led study abroad course that explores selected global challenges through engagement with the agencies working to address them in international settings.

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Chile

The retail in Chile study abroad trip is designed to provide students who are interested in pursuing a career in Retail a strong background of the processes within the global context.  This course has been developed to provide a good balance of theory and practical application, addressing both strategic and operational issues.

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Ireland

The study abroad program will provide students with insights into Irish culture and history as well as international business and the economic environment in the European Union.

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CIMBA Italy

CIMBA Italy Programs offer semester and summer programs in Italy for undergraduate students. Courses are available in business, economics, leadership, communication studies, beginning Italian and engineering. Students receive American credit from the top-ranked University of Iowa Tippie College of Business (AACSB) for courses completed as part of this program.

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Italy: U of A Rome Center Marketing in Rome

Marketing in Rome is designed so that students experience Rome and Italy through the eyes of Consumer and Marketing professional.

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Italy: U of A Rome Center Spring Semester WCOB

Spend the spring semester in Rome taking business courses. The city of Rome, with its rich cultural resources, offers an endless source of learning opportunities for students from all over the world.

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Italy: U of A Rome Center: Summer Campus

Nestled in the heart of Rome, the University of Arkansas's Rome Center is the perfect study abroad opportunity.

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Research and Special Projects (Multiple Locations)

Spend the summer in a developing country working with a local company to oversee projects and do research work. Three location opportunities: Belize, Mauritius, and Eswatini.

Walton College Exchange Programs

Curriculum Map:

BSBA and BSIB Exchange Program Curriculum Map

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Australia - University of Technology Sydney

Benefit from international, innovative and industry-relevant education in the heart of the global city of Sydney. UTS is a 5-minute walk from Central Station, Sydney's major transport hub, and close to shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Iconic attractions like Bondi Beach and the Sydney Opera House are just a short bus or train ride away. 

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China - City University: Hong Kong

Especially advantageous for those without fluency in a foreign language, all courses at CityU are taught in English, so you can balance important business concepts while living in Hong Kong, a bridge between East and West.

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Japan - Kansai Gaidai University

Located in the cultural heart of Japan, our campus provides an excellent starting point from which to begin exploring a land that, by anyone's standards, is truly fascinating.

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Denmark - Aarhus Business School

Aarhus University (AU) is a top ten university among universities founded within the past 100 years. It has a long tradition of partnerships with some of the world's best research institutions and university networks. 

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England - University of Essex

Internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. Our global community is a place that fuses ideas, cultures and breadth of perspectives. We're about people who love to learn how, but want to challenge why. If you are tenacious, bold, inquisitive and impatient for change, welcome home.

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England - University of Sussex

From its foundation, Sussex has had an international perspective to its academic activities and its outlook. The University attracts staff and students to its campus from over 120 different countries across the world. 

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Germany - WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is a privately funded business school based in Vallendar/Koblenz and in Düsseldorf. It is a leading business school in Germany and is continuously ranked among the top business schools in Europe.

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Spain - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

The mission of Carlos III University of Madrid is to contribute to the improvement of society through teaching of the highest quality and cutting-edge research in line with stringent international guidelines. 

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Sweden - Jonkoping International Business School

Jönköping International Business School is recognized as the most international business school in Sweden and one of the most international in the world. Around 30% of the employees and students come from outside of Sweden.

Study Abroad: Course Equivalencies

Explore the University of Arkansas Registrar’s Transfer Course Equivalency search engine. This list will have any class that students have previously gotten pre-approved. If a course you're interested in isn't listed here, just talk to your advisor in the Office of Study Abroad about how to get it approved and added to the list.

U of A Rome Center: Study Abroad Options

Walton College has several programs in the Rome Center. Students experience Rome as a living history book. Rome is an example of over 2,000 years of development and evolution. The present meets the ancient past in the Eternal City.

Rome is a contradictory city with visual transformations and evident stratification. It is a city of reflection and analytical thought, providing an amazing learning environment for students.



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Business of Marketing in Italy (January Intersession)

The Business of Marketing in Rome is designed so that students experience Rome and Italy through the eyes of Marketing professionals with a focus on tourism. Each intersession study abroad trip will focus on one aspect of Rome and Roman culture.

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Marketing in Rome (Summer II Session)

Marketing in Rome: Designed for students to experience Rome and Italy through the eyes of a consumer and marketing professional.

Students earn credit in Consumer and Global Marketing
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Sophomore Year Experience (Fall or Spring Semester)

Spend either the fall semester or spring semester in Rome taking business courses. The city of Rome, with its rich cultural resources, offers an endless source of learning opportunities for students from all over the world.

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Global Studies Minor (Fall or Spring Semester)

Students can earn a minor in Global Studies while studying at the Rome Center either the Fall or Spring semester.

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International Internship (Fall or Spring Semester)

Students have the opportunity to take part in an international internship in Rome while taking courses at the Rome Center. This offered during the Fall or Spring semester.

Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 International Internships

International internships have the opportunity to extend your educational experience beyond the University of Arkansas' campus across country boundaries. It encourages critical thinking skills, flexibility, and independence; it also internationalizes your resume in big ways, preparing you to thrive in a global economy. Not only can you earn credit for your degree plan, but you can also gain international work experience and hone critical career competencies.

Additionally, there are also virtual international internships as well! These experiences allow students to globalize their education stateside, while differentiating their resumes, building essential skills that employers value, and growing their professional network.  Perks include (these vary by organization): professional mentorship, interactive online orientation, professional development programming, career coaching, career readiness courses, weekly feedback meetings, e-portfolio training, completion certificates, or digital badges. ​

How do I get the internship? You’ll apply for one of our external partner’s programs. The Office of Study Abroad will walk you through the providers and what opportunities would best suit your needs. You can explore some of the providers at this link. ​

Do I get academic credit?: You must be eligible and enroll for WCOB 320V credit (see requirements to the right). You may receive up to 3 credit hours, depending on your time commitment. For example, if you were to work 20 hours per week during a 12-week program, you would be eligible for 3 credit hours. ​

What is the estimated cost? $1,000-$2,000 Program Fee + 1-3 credit hours Walton tuition + $105 Study Abroad Service Fee ​

Approved participants will receive up to 60% scholarship for the total cost of participation.  ​

Where do I start? Contact Walton Career Services at wcobcdc@walton.uark.edu. We will work with you to identify where the academic credit will apply toward your degree and direct you to the international internship that is best for you.

 

 

The Application 

Application Deadlines

Fall: July 20th 

Spring: December 9th 

Summer: April 20th

WCOB 320V International

 

Complete and submit your application after you have been accepted by a placement provider or secured your own internship. 
 
Requirements 
To be eligible for WCOB 320V, students must have: 
 
              Successfully completed at least 60 hours (junior or senior standing) 
              Successfully completed the pre-business core courses 
              Cumulative University of Arkansas GPA of at least 2.5 
              An eligible job or internship (related to major or minor and career goals) 
              Must be working throughout the semester they are enrolled (no credit granted for past work experience) 
 
Credit hour requirements 
1 credit hour = 120 cumulative hours of work 
2 credit hour = 180 cumulative hours of work 
3 credit hour = 240 cumulative hours of work 

  

 

 

 

 

Study Abroad Blogs

We encurage you to document your time abroad. Not only does this keep family, friends, and supporters updated on your adventures, it also serves as a personal record of how much the study abroad experience can impact your life, and your perspectives.

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Brazil

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Chile

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China

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Costa Rica

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Czech Republic

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Denmark

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France

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Germany

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India

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Ireland

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Italy

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Japan

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Mexico

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Panama

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Russia

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Semester at Sea

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Spain

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Sweden

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Questions

"When is the best time to study abroad?"

"Am I eligible to study abroad?"

"How will credits earned while studying abroad apply to my degree?"


Contact Information

Study Abroad & International Exchange

520 N Storer Ave.

Tel: 1-479-575-7582

studyabr@uark.edu


Walton College Undergraduate Programs Office

WCOB 328

Tel: 479-575-4622

connect@walton.uark.edu