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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Junior, Senior Program Type: Study Abroad
Program: Affiliate GPA Requirement: 2.75
Housing: Dormitory Fields of Study: Accounting, Communication Studies, Economics, Finance, Italian, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Operations Management
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
Semester Program

The 13-week, undergraduate semester program offers students the unique experience of learning abroad while providing the opportunity to take up to 18 credits and stay on track for graduation. The Program includes:
  •     Rigorous, high-quality courses taught in English
  •     Business and Economics core and elective courses
  •     Classes in Journalism and Communication Studies
  •     Learn Italian
  •     Outstanding professors and small classes
  •     Meaningful International Experience
  •     Built-in Travel Breaks (2, week-long breaks & 2 long weekends)
  •     Special Lectures & Company Tours
  •     CIMBA Advantage Program (CAP)
  •     LEAP Professional Development Opportunity (Learn, Enrich, Achieve and Perform)
  •     LIFE (Leadership Initiative for Excellence)
  •     Credit Earned from The University of Iowa or Home Institution

Summer Program

The CIMBA undergraduate summer program offers students a short-term study abroad opportunity.  Specific program features are listed below:
  •     Four weeks long
  •     Introduction to the international environment
  •     Upper-division courses in Business, Economics and Communication Studies
  •     Take two courses and earn six credits
  •     Enhance undergraduate degree
  •     Two built-in long weekends for personal travel
  •     Company tours and guest speakers in many classes
  •     Day trips to explore local regions


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Year 2020-2021 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.