Are Short-Term or Long-Term Study Abroad Programs the Best Fit for You?

Studying abroad is an incredible decision that can have major benefits for your professional career and personal outlook on life. It means being exposed to new cultures and new ways of looking at things, as well as the excitement of experiencing some of the most beautiful places in the world Read More

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Financing Your Study Abroad Experience with IBS

Financing Your Study Abroad Experience with IBS Studying abroad doesn’t have to be financially draining, or a daunting prospect. You have numerous options to finance your study abroad experience and make the most out of your time with International Business Seminars. Apply for Scholarships and Grants The first and easiest Read More

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What it’s like to Travel with Strangers

I chose to study abroad with IBS on the Winter One Europe Seminar because I wanted to attend a program where I would travel with strangers. With that being said, I went into this experience not knowing a single soul. To my surprise, this was one of the best decisions Read More

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I Gained More Than Just An Education On My Trip Abroad

I gained more than just an education on my trip abroad My study abroad trip not only enhanced my education, improved my network, but also helped me grow as a person in multiple ways. Before my trip abroad, I was very quiet, with a lot to say but didn’t know how Read More

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5 Future Career Benefits from Studying Abroad

While many graduate and undergraduate students think frequently about enrolling in a study abroad program, uncertainty about the experience keeps some from actually enrolling. For some, it is the fear of being so far from everything they consider normal that keeps them from this unique experience. For others, it is Read More

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Travel Advice and Budgeting Tips

Once I had everything set for my seminar, there was one thing that I was still really stressed out about: How much money to bring. When I asked others for budgeting tips, people responded with, “Well, it depends on how much you want to spend.” – which doesn’t really help. Read More

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The Forbidden City and Chinese Traditions

From holding a higher regard for rank and having a higher dedication to their children, the Chinese culture is very different from that of the United States. Size still reflects power in China. Having a big building or a big entrance into a building means you have a lot of Read More

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I Grew Personally & Professionally During My Summer China Seminar

“I can honestly say that, of all the trips I have made across the world, this adventure was the most amazing.  I got more out of this experience in China than I ever could have imagined.”   Summer China Seminar: During the Summer China Seminar, we met Mr. William Baker, who Read More

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Thanksgiving Traditions From Around The World

When it comes to Thanksgiving, American tradition is shaped by food, football, and family. This holiday is on the fourth Thursday of November and is centered around delicious and festive food. Whether it’s pumpkin pie, bread stuffing, or roasted turkey, Americans put great emphasis on a Thanksgiving meal. Although Thanksgiving is Read More

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What I Learned From The Hard Rock Cafe

The major aspect that was unique about my study abroad experience was all the company seminars I attended. I participated in the 2017 Summer Europe Program where we visited 6 countries in 23 days. In each country, we learned from a variety of international companies, which gave us an inside Read More

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Six Countries in Three Weeks

A friend and I spent some time researching study abroad programs, only to find that most programs are based in one country at a time. When we both discovered IBS, we immediately stopped the search for other programs and applied to the Summer Europe program together. The main reason I Read More

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Katelyn & Taylor Share Their Summer Europe Experience

Katelyn & Taylor Share What They Loved About Their Summer Europe Experience: Taylor and Katelyn are both students at The University of Mississippi who attended the 2017 Summer Europe program. Katelyn is a business marketing major who would love to work and live abroad. Taylor is a marketing and corporate Read More

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