In today’s global business environment, international experience is a competitive advantage for new graduates entering the workforce.

Study Abroad

Study abroad is a transforming experience. By immersing yourself in another culture and region of the world, you will develop a global perspective, cross-cultural skills and an international network to call upon throughout your career.

Study abroad is open to all Sprott undergraduate students. Through Carleton’s exchange agreements, students pay Carleton tuition and receive transfer credits for approved and successfully completed courses.

All Bachelor of International Business students study abroad in their third year at a partner institution in a country where their BIB language is spoken.

Bachelor of Commerce students can choose to study abroad for up to two terms at any of Carleton’s 180+ partner institutions in over 30 countries.

Compete Internationally

Through the Sprott Competes case training program, students develop skills that are highly valued by employers, such as integrative thinking, decision making, communication, public speaking, the ability to work under pressure, and teamwork.

Our Sprott Competes teams take part in international business competitions, where they compete against students from universities around the world. Sprott teams have taken part in competitions in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Spain, Serbia, Belgium and the United States.

Sprott students are the 2017 champions in the NIBS Worldwide Case Competition. In between wins in 2014 and 2016, Sprott hosted the NIBS Worldwide Case Competition in 2015.

International Study Opportunities

From Buckets to Rain Barrels

In BUSI 3117: Developing Creative Thinking, Sprott students collaborate with students in the Faculty of Engineering and Design to develop sustainable water harvesting technologies for villages in Tanzania. As part of this course, students travel to Longido, Tanzania to conduct field research, consult with local villagers and leaders, and test prototypes. Read more about our students experience in Tanzania.

Other International Opportunities

Sprott students can access more opportunities to go abroad through the International Student Services Office. For example, take part in the China Study Tour, India Study Tour or volunteer in a developing region of the world through Alternative Spring Break.