The University of Iowa

Virtual Faculty-Led Programs

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Explore virtual summer programs offering unique opportunities for online global learning. Taught by UI faculty and partners abroad, these courses earn UI credit. 

Winter 2021




“To my knowledge, a medical virtual study abroad of this kind had never been done before at the University of Iowa, this whole experience seemed like uncharted territory, nevertheless, it was the most rewarding cultural experience that I have had in college.”  ~ Tuan Truong, a human physiology and neuroscience major, describing his Winterim virtual faculty-led program


Hong Kong skyline
Virtual International Business and Consulting

Gain a deeper understanding of international business in the Asia Pacific Region through a virtual course and hands-on consulting project. Learn about issues confronting small-medium enterprises and multi-national enterprises in the region via virtual business briefings with companies in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Then apply what you have learned in a real consulting project. 

 Application deadline: October 5, 2021

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Florence, Italy
Virtual International Business in Italy

How is international business handled at a time of mass disruption? Covering economic, financial, cultural, political, and medical matters, this virtual course is all about living and/or doing business in Italy. The core focus will be financial, economic, and business matters, but the course will also be dedicated to conveying Italian life and culture through interactive seminars, hands-on activities, and interweaving the ever-present reality of COVID.

Application deadline: October 8, 2021

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