Exclusive access to challenging courses developed by three top business schools across three continents
Cohort-based learning with a group of 54 international students as an immersive, cross-cultural academic and travel experience
With over 750 alumni around the world, the GLOBE network is a powerful resource for career development and global connection
A: You will take two required courses in each location focusing on the strengths of the region. The UNC courses are Cross-Cultural Leading and Managing and Business, Politics and Public Policy. At CUHK, you will study Chinese Business and Marketing in China. At CBS, the courses are Finance and Financial Institutions in Society and Strategic Regulations in European Business.
A: No. All GLOBE coursework is conducted in English and English is the common language of communication among UNC, CUHK and CBS students. It is not expected or necessary for students to speak Cantonese or Danish to study in Hong Kong or Copenhagen.
A: The GLOBE Program is designed to be completed while allowing you to graduate within the standard eight semesters at UNC. We offer academic advising to ensure that you stay on track with all of your requirements.
A: GLOBE participants have completed second majors and minors in a wide variety of areas. Past GLOBE participants have double majored in such areas as Economics, Public Policy, and Global Studies, and minored in subjects including Asian Studies, Philosophy and Computer Science. Your individual academic plan will determine if it’s feasible to do a double -major or -minor.
A: Any Area of Emphasis is possible with GLOBE. International Business and Entrepreneurship are the most common, but past participants have done Finance, Consulting, and Marketing Management.
A: In addition to the GLOBE-specific courses, the academic component of GLOBE is enhanced by study trips in each of the locations. Past trips have included Brussels, Singapore, Shenzhen, Washington D.C., Research Triangle Park, and Charlotte, NC. The study trips include company visits, where you are able to apply your classroom learning to a professional setting and learn from executives in a variety of industries and countries.
A: The unique global business experience you will gain in the GLOBE program will give you a competitive advantage when seeking internships and full-time jobs. As a GLOBE student, you’ll have access to individualized career coaching before departure and while you are abroad. Internship interviews are done virtually for GLOBE students; participants have been successful in securing placements at top companies. Because of the nature of the GLOBE program, you will be able speak to what you’ve learned studying business on three continents, building your international network and gaining professional experience through summer internships. Click here for additional information about how GLOBE will impact your internship and full-time job search.
A: You will be on-campus at UNC for internship recruiting during the Fall semester of your Junior year. For the fall term when you are abroad, many firms have readily incorporated Skype and other forms of virtual recruiting into their process. Additionally, you can leverage the engaged and sizable GLOBE and UNC alumni networks for career opportunities. GLOBE is entering its 15th year, and the program now has over 750 alumni living and working around the world.