International Business Seminars

IBS Student Blogs

These blog posts have been written by our students. Enjoy learning about the Executive Experience Abroad through our students’ eyes!

How Does Brexit Impact Study Abroad Programs in Europe?

Students interested in study abroad programs may be concerned about the effects of Brexit. Since 1973, the United Kingdom has been a member of the European Economic Community and later the European Union. In the 2016 EU membership referendum, 51.6 percent of voters supported the withdrawal of the UK from Read More

Category Europe, IBS Student Blogs

Packing for Three Weeks in Europe

Before traveling to Europe, the only major concern that a lot of us had was what exactly we were supposed to wear and how many articles of clothing we should bring. Typically, people probably only pack clothes that will last them a week, we were going to be living in Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Common Questions about Studying Abroad in China

Studying abroad is a unique experience that allows students to build both a better understanding of their specific discipline and knowledge of global issues at the same time. While it’s surely an exciting time, it’s understandable that you might have a few questions before heading off to study abroad in Read More

Category Summer China

Company Visits with IBS

My experience with IBS was completely worthwhile. Not only did travel help me grow on a personal level, but it also gave me job experience and insights that will be valuable throughout my career. I just went through the recruiting process with all of the big 4 accounting firms and Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Making Memories and Friendships during Study Abroad

Many say that after you return home from a trip, you are different or have a different perspective on life. Studying abroad either for a short period of time or a long-extended time has a positive effect on one but could also have a negative effect. After I returned home, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

A Complimentary Adventure to Redoro

Yes, International Business Seminars is studying abroad. No, you don’t have to visit a classroom, and although the business visits are required they feel less like a chore and more like a complimentary adventure. Today I am going to tell you about my favorite business visit, Redoro Olive Oil. Redoro, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Top 5 Business Seminars During Summer Europe Program

Keolis Transportation Keolis Transportation was a very compelling presentation. I noticed as soon as I walked in that the architecture of the building was so intriguing because it was something you would not see in the United States. Keolis is the leading global passenger transport business with around 133,000 people Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Life after Studying Abroad with International Business Seminars

Going to Europe with International Business Seminars this past summer gave me the opportunity to meet and make memories with different people in the LSU business college and other colleges that I had not known about before. Some students I recognized from classes but had never had the chance to Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

The World’s Best Indian Food: 5 Places to Check Out in London

You don’t need to travel to India to find some of the world’s best Indian food. When you’re in the mood for something with some kick to it, you can find some of the best Indian food in London. The city is home to a range of casual and fine Read More

Category Europe

The Peaks of Innsbruck

Out of the fantastic six countries I visited on my time abroad, I can say that Innsbruck, Austria won the title of my favorite. The city of Innsbruck dates to the medieval times. You can see buildings dating a thousand years old throughout the city. It is placed right in Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Walking in a Crystal Wonderland

While on our short-term study abroad trip we stopped in Innsbruck Austria to take in the sights and visit some big companies. One of these companies we visited was Swarovski crystals. This visit was very exciting because the products they create are appealing to the eye. After talking about the Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

6 Reasons To Study Abroad in Thailand

Thailand is a land of friendly people and a vibrant culture, which make it the ideal travel destination. More than that, it’s a place for students to learn about culture and business. Studying abroad in Thailand has many benefits including the six below. Student-friendly Cost of Living Most students consider Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog, Winter SE Asia