A truly international business education and experience!

The Bachelor of International Business (Honours) is a four-year degree program that gives students the foundation and global perspective they need to make an impact in the world. Our location in Canada’s capital provides opportunities to engage in the global issues affecting business and communities. The intensive language training and intercultural skills gained through firsthand international experience prepares students for global careers.

BIB student Alexandria Hewko checks in from her academic exchange in Spain.

91.5% of Sprott International Business grads are employed within 1 year of graduation. (Based on a survey of 2017-2019 graduates)

Through the BIB, you will develop proficiency in another language, cross-cultural skills and gain first-hand international experience through study abroad and/or internship, giving you a competitive edge in your career. Delivered with an emphasis on experiential learning, courses lay a foundation across key areas of business and build on that foundation with specialized courses in international business and management.

The Sprott School of Business is accredited by AACSB International and the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS).

Intensive language training – Years 1,2

In the first two years of the program, you will take intensive language courses in your choice of five languages: FrenchGerman, JapaneseMandarin or Spanish. During these years, you’ll also take core courses in business fundamentals and international business.

International Experience – Year 3

In third year, you will develop intercultural skills through an international exchange and/or an international internship. You will return to Carleton to complete your final year.

Be Career Ready

Sprott Business Career Management Centre offers a wide array of services exclusively to Sprott students, including career and concentration advising, career skills workshops, employer connections, exclusive job postings, and more.

Develop the job-ready skills and self awareness to find meaningful employment and be ready for careers of the future.

Two female international business students working in the Sprott student investment fund

Sprott Spotlight

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Join us at our virtual events! Meet Sprott faculty and students and learn more about our Bachelor of International Business program.

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Meet Our Grads

We asked graduating students to share their Sprott experience. Read their stories below.

Zachary, BIB/18

zach wearing a suit with greenery in the backgroundZachary Hall is a 2018 graduate of the Bachelor of International Business with a concentration in Global Financial Systems and Management. He is also the recipient of the 2018 University Medal. Learn more…

Alexandra, BIB/19

Alexandra Lam is a graduate from the Bachelor of International Business program with a concentration in International Strategy and Human Resource Management and a Minor in Spanish. Learn more…

Hannah, BIB/19

Hannah Finlan is a graduate from the Bachelor of International Business with a concentration in Global Financial Systems and a Minor in German. Hannah was also awarded a Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Learn More…