​The Ahlers Center for International Business

Experience the heart-pounding rhythm of international business.

The Ahlers Center for International Business is your gateway to dozens of thrilling global education opportunities. By supporting students, faculty and the business community with access to global learning programs, we believe you'll enhance your international business expertise—and not to mention, the world around you.

For graduate students, you can participate in our international consulting practicum program, where you can advise companies like Mazda City or L'Oreal on their home turf. Or be an exchange student at one of our partner schools—like the Instituto de Empresa in Spain—and earn course credit as you live to the tempo of Madrid's uptown financial district.

To further the school's global standards, we also support School of Business faculty members as they conduct international research and develop new curriculum. And for members of the business community, you'll learn business practices and strategies from internationally-renowned scholars and top executives from companies like Patagonia and Juan Valdez Café.

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Tales of wonder, business and culture. Tales of wonder, business and culture. Take a journey into our vault of study abroad stories—all from the perspective of USD business school students.
Global learning in San Diego. Global learning in San Diego. With programs like our International Speaker Series, language training and Global Business Strategy Certificate, we’ll whisk you away to dozens of international learning experiences—without ever leaving campus.
Global learning around the world. Global learning around the world. From Hong Kong to Argentina, you can take your pick from dozens of study abroad programs, internships, international consulting opportunities, dual degrees and semester exchange programs.
Learning abroad is for undergraduates, too. Learning abroad is for undergraduates, too. Who said you had to stay stateside? As an undergraduate student, you can also take part in exchange programs and short-term travel abroad. Through USD's International Center, you can study at USD’s campus in Spain or learn in dozens of other programs around the world.
Keep our programs thriving. Keep our programs thriving. By donating to the Ahlers Center, you can help us continue to provide life-changing experiences and education to USD School of Business students, alumni and executives.

Ahler's Center for International Business Blog

Helping Students, Executives, and Faculty Achieve More Robust International Business Experience and Knowledge

The Essential Guide to Tokyo, Japan – Patrick Kelley

(April 17, 2018) –

How can you compile an essential list of things to do, eat, and see in arguably the largest...

5 Skills I Gained from Consulting with BMW – Hayden Deitrick

(March 02, 2018) –

I recently had the opportunity to work on an international consulting project for BMW in Munich,...

Getting Lost in Shanghai – Joe Thor

(February 27, 2018) –

My experience in Shanghai is one that I will never forget. The most rewarding part of the program...

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