Global Experiences for Bauer Students

A global mindset can be a desirable skill for college graduates. Bauer has created several opportunities to enhance and develop students’ global mindsets. These include faculty led learning abroad, international exchanges at partner universities, global treks to visit global organizations in Houston, guest lectures and projects with overseas partner Universities. Bauer is also a member of the Global Business School Network and participates in its annual GBSN Conference. Check with our office for more details on any of these opportunities.

You can also track the development of your global mindset, along with other competencies and skills, via a software platform called BAUER+. To find out more, check it out at: Look under intercultural competence for global mindset.

Learning Abroad opportunities abound for undergraduate, graduate students

Bauer College faculty-led learning abroad programs are designed to give students an opportunity to learn about local business practices "on the ground" by immersing students in local culture, learning from on-site visits with local businesses, and meeting with government officials.

Opportunities include:

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EMBA students can learn up-close during International Business Residency

In order to prepare EMBA students for the impact the global marketplace will have on their companies and their careers, we provide an opportunity for all students to travel abroad internationally and learn about a country's business practices and culture.

The International Business Residency (IBR) takes place between the first and the second year of classes. Each class will travel to a pre-determined country with their class and an instructor for seven days. While abroad, students will be exposed to a variety of political, business, and cultural aspects of that country.

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Become an exchange student abroad or come to Bauer as an exchange student

Bauer College students have the opportunity to spend a summer, semester, or even a year studying in another country while receiving academic credit toward their degree plan. Students have multiple options for pursuing a term abroad, including Reciprocal Educational Exchange Programs.

Students from a Reciprocal Exchange Partner university can study at the Bauer College while paying tuition to their home university. Learn more about visiting Bauer as an International Undergraduate exchange student.

Affiliated Program providers offer courses, internships, and research opportunities for students in most majors with programs taking place in over 100 countries.

There are various opportunities for faculty and student exchange. Please contact our office for exchange and teaching opportunities for faculty with some of our partner schools.

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Students planning to participate in a Bauer College faculty-led learning abroad trip can apply for special Bauer Global Scholarships. Additionally, scholarships for learning abroads and exchanges are available through the UH Learning Abroad office, including the International Education Scholarship. Deadlines are early, and it's best you talk to a Bauer Advisor at least a year and half before your intended learning abroad for Undergraduate students, and one year before for Graduate students.

UH's Global Citizens Credential helps undergraduates stand out

Any undergraduate student at the University of Houston is eligible to participate in the Global Citizens Credential, an undergraduate program that recognizes students for activities that build global knowledge and skills and awards its graduates with a transcript credential, certificate, and honor cord.

The C. T. Bauer College of Business supports this program and offers 12 courses in six disciplines that students can take as they work toward earning the Global Citizens Credential.

Graduate students can earn a Global Management Certificate

Graduate students can earn a Global Management Certificate that provides the tools to deal with the challenge of the business environment’s trend towards globalization. This includes understanding differences in managing multi-national rather than domestic firms, and how globalization has forever transformed the business environment.

Students can also get firsthand knowledge of country differences and global businesses through courses that include a study abroad component.

Learn from, and interact with students and faculty from around the world. Participate and engage in a Bauer Collaborative online international learning (COIL) experience in some of your classes

Dr. Nikhil Celly recently hosted Antonio Rios-Ramirez, director of the Institute of Entrepreneurship, Region North, at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, in his International Management course for a conversation on the implications of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Several Bauer faculty are also currently implementing COILS in their classes.

Bauer faculty who are interested in COILS can please contact our office for more information on COILS, including developing these, and a list of partner schools and faculty interested in COILs with Bauer.

Bauer Global Brigades focuses on economic sustainability

The UH student organization Bauer Global Brigades is a branch of the international student movement Global Brigades, and the local group's mission is to create sustainable economic development solutions to improve the overall socio-economic level of under-resourced communities. The student organization works to offer financial counseling, loan approval and more and is planning a trip to Panama for 2020-2021.

C. T. Bauer College of Business Instructional Assistant Professor Olivia Miljanic serves as the student organization's advisor.

Phi Beta Delta – Delta Iota Chapter

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