International experience required: Lessons from the Carlson School of Management

Kirsten M. Alexejun, Anne M D'Angelo

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Purpose - This article aims to explore the implications of sending all undergraduate students abroad to study to assist international educators and their institutions whose goals are to increase student participation in study abroad. Design/methodology/approach - This case examines the Carlson School of Management experience, including internationalization efforts that led to the historic faculty vote, motivations, interdepartmental collaboration, successes, challenges and evaluation strategy. Findings - Findings include best practices and lessons learned, as well as preliminary learning outcomes. Originality/value - The case illustrates an innovative practice for undergraduate business education abroad as an example of the full integration of study abroad into the business curriculum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-94
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of International Education in Business
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013


  • Evaluation and assessment
  • Faculty development
  • Global competence
  • International business
  • International education
  • International experience
  • Student advising
  • Student development
  • Study abroad


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