​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.

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 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

European Accounting Experience – Karinn Uppal

(July 13, 2017) –

Introduction I am a first generation American. As a child of immigrants who came to this country...

A Perfect Ending of My MBA Experience – Vivian Ma

(June 21, 2017) –

Life as a student is enjoyable especially when you get involved in an Ahlers Center’s study...

Consulting for Multi-Billion Dollar Companies in Munich – Asad Naqvi

(June 19, 2017) –

The real value of an MBA along with the enormous multi-disciplinary knowledge that it inculcates,...

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