Ross May Global Initiatives Deadline: Dec 3, 2015

Ross Global Initiatives offers international opportunities, including global courses and global study and intern programs, to U-M undergraduates of all majors.

The application deadline for our 2016 May Global Immersion Courses and Global Study and Intern Programs is approaching quickly – next Thursday, December 3rd.


Apply Now! May Global Immersion Courses in China, Germany/Slovakia, & Rwanda. Get started on your application today! Applications are due December 3rd – APPLY NOW >>

U-M Undergrads of All Majors Can Expand Their International Business Knowledge by Participating in a Ross Global Immersion Course
Expand your perspectives on how business is conducted around the world during company visits, cultural activities, and interactive lectures with business leaders. 2016 May Global Immersion courses are offered in China, Germany/Slovakia, & Rwanda. Explore the links below to learn more about each course and begin your application!

Apply here – Application Deadline: Thursday, December 3

Intellectual Property Law in China
Locations: Shanghai and Hong Kong 
Study the intricacies of intellectual property law in China and how important this issue is as businesses across the globe continue to innovate and evolve. This course involves on-campus course sessions during the winter semester and exploration throughout multiple cities in China, where students will engage in discussions with Chinese leaders, visit multinational companies and government agencies, and participate in cultural activities and regional excursions.

The Corporation in Society
Locations: Kigali, Rwanda
Aimed at framing aspects of the corporation’s role in society, this course provides a truly unique opportunity to explore how business, in close collaboration with government and civil society, has been a force of positive change and contributed to Rwanda’s tremendous and astonishing advances in quality of life and economic growth since the 1994 genocide. Students will visit businesses, government offices, and not-for-profit initiatives, engage with leaders of all types, participate in cultural events, and visit historically significant sites.

The Expansion of Economic Integration in Central and Eastern Europe
Locations: Germany and Slovakia 
Explore multiple cities and develop your knowledge of economic integration across Central and Eastern Europe. Through exciting company visits, cultural activities, and networking events with European students, this course will familiarize you with a variety of European business strategies, differing cultural attitudes and the implications for business, current challenges to European society, and the Euro and its consequence for foreign firms.


  • See the Global Initiatives Website and M-Compass
  • Speak to a Global Education Advisor to learn more about your global experience options. Weekly drop-in advising hours are on Tuesdays, 10am-Noon & Wednesdays, 1-3pm. Global Initiatives is located on the 3rd floor of Wyly Hall.
  • Visit the Global Initiatives Peer Advisors at their table in the Wintergarden (near the main entrance of Ross, next to the granite staircase)
    • Mondays, Noon – 2:30pm
    • Tuesdays, Noon – 2:30pm
    • Wednesdays, 11am – 1:30pm
    • Thursdays, 11am – 1:30pm
    • Fridays, Noon – 2:30pm

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