Semester in Washington, D.C. Program

International Commerce and Trade - Fall/Spring

Business with a global perspective

The changes in the global political, economic and cultural environments have created many new market opportunities for business and challenge the way that firms compete in the world’s marketplace both in the present and future. Whether it’s in the classroom with Georgetown faculty or with Washington, DC area business leaders, you will gain valuable insights that will carry you through your personal, academic and professional career.

You will be provided a comprehensive and up to date overview of international business and institutions involved in the process. Topics covered include the nature and characteristics of international business, globalization, international trade, environmental issues, strategy and structure of multinational corporations, problems of foreign direct investments, conflicts between host countries and multinational corporations, effects of multinational corporations on economy and career issues in international business.

Fall/Spring Semester Structure

  • Academic seminar Mondays and Fridays, 9 credits
  • Internship Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, plus accompanying internship class, 3 credits
  • Research seminar, 3 credits

In total, students will earn 15 credits in the Fall or Spring Semester in Washington Program. The Fall and Spring program is for full-time students only.

Fall/Spring Semester Estimated Costs

(Scholarship assistance available)

  • Tuition: SWP is a full-time program; tuition for 2013-2014 is $22,140 per semester.
  • Books: $350.00 estimated
  • Housing is not guaranteed and is available on first come first served basis

To apply on-line, click here. To submit a print application packet, click here.

To view our Frequently Asked Questions page, click here.

For more information on the internship component of the program, please click here.

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