You’ll learn marketing, economics and business ethics from an international perspective.
You will be studying international business and culture in the city that is the European headquarters for some of the world’s leading companies, including Google, Facebook and Airbnb, along with Twitter, LinkedIn and Dropbox.
On the Global Innovation Index that Cornell, INSEAD and the United Nations publish, Ireland ranked in the top 10 countries in 2015 in terms of innovation. It is one of Europe’s most entrepreneur-friendly destinations, and it shows in its young population.
Dublin is one of the world’s best cities for startups, according to Fortune magazine. Havok, one of Ireland’s own tech companies, is the software brains behind many of the leading game platforms.
In your discovery of Dublin, you will see firsthand the flock-to-the-docks by young tech workers. They are transforming the city’s Grand Canal Dock into part of Dublin’s vibrant “Silicon Docks.”
- Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- 18 years of age
- At least sophomore standing (second year) at time of participation
- Good standing at home school
Against this backdrop, you will have the opportunity to select up to four International Business electives per semester, or up to two per summer session. You will also be able to select Liberal Arts electives, all with an Irish focus.
During the academic year, a core course in Irish Cultural Studies is also required.