International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Japan and Korea Seminar

Summer Japan and Korea Seminar

Dates: June 22 - July 4, 2024
Locations: Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea

A gateway to understanding East Asian business opportunities and practices first hand, the Summer Japan and Korea program is tailored to undergraduate and graduate students seeking a combination of adventure and learning. Gain knowledge of the wide array of businesses that operate in Japan and South Korea by meeting with executives representing startups to established corporations. Experience the cultures and customs of Japan and South Korea via visits to significant landmarks and historic sites, dining, and excursions. Ample free time is offered for discovery of these nations on your own time and terms.

Seminar Highlights:


  • Visit Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea in 13 days!
  • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of outdoor excursions.
  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Meiji Shrine, Shibuya, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and more.

Business Experience:

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Nissan, Amazon Japan, Samsung Electronics, and more.
  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, marketing, economics, and more.
  • Experience an opportunity to network with global executives, like-minded students, and university professors.


  • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security.
  • Enjoy predeparture advising as well as faculty support to ensure you are prepared before and throughout the seminar.
  • IBS organizes all your travel details to allow you to focus on learning from business leaders, building relationships, and enjoying your free time.

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June 22Depart USA
June 23Arrive TokyoTokyo
June 249:00 AM

3:00 PM
Tokyo City Tour and Program Orientation

teamLabs Borderless
June 2510:00 AM

American Chamber of Commerce Japan - Economic Briefing, Trade Ties, and Political Overview

Independent Lunch

Kirin Factory

June 26Morning

Tokyo Stock Exchange

Independent lunch

American Chamber of Commerce Japan at CIC Ventures Tokyo
June 27Morning

Kinbue Factory
Stop in Kawagoe and Independent Lunch

June 28Free day to explore TokyoTokyo
June 29MorningGroup flight to SeoulSeoul
June 30Morning


2-4:00 PM
Seoul city tour

Independent lunch

Kimchi class
July 1Morning

Gen. G Esports

Independent lunch

Startup Alliance
July 2Morning

Hyundai Motor - Diversification and Investment in Modes of Transportation

Seoul Innovation Park - Providing an Environment for Social Innovation
July 3Morning

Free time to explore Seoul

Program Wrap-up and Farewell Dinner
July 4Return to USA

*Itinerary subject to change 

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