International Field Seminar


The Master of International Business Administration gives students the option to travel on the International Field Seminar to emerging markets, such as China, India, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Chile, Cuba, Czech Republic, Brazil, Russia, and Dubai UAE.

The IFS project was initiated in 1998. Each unique experience is developed using a combination of cold calling (emailing) to new contacts and builds on existing global networks. Each IFS is put together in conjunction with its host university, so that each IFS is different but all are the experience of a lifetime. The students participating bring the IFS to life each time and the Professor is often asked by students which is the best IFS... and the answer is always "each and every one of them!."

to sign up
for the IFS
as soon as you can,
space is limited!

Learn about business in your chosen destination, attend classes and visit companies and enjoy getting to know your colleagues in a new and exciting setting. The classes usually consists of 25 students and your Professor. Depending on where we go, the schedule is uniquely developed for that country, so may include getting to know students from the destination country, visiting historic sites, seeing how people really live or just enjoying the food!

The full academic description of the IFS is located on the syllabus posted on the Links tab. Click on the Photos tab for different destinations, or select Destinations to see where we have already been and Guidelines for future destinations and general information.


"This trip was a one in a life time experience and I truly had a great time. Dubai is an amazing destination to visit and do business in. It was unbelievable to witness the development of this country in such short period of time. Dr. Clarke, thank you for this wonderful trip as without you this would not have happened. We had a wonderful group and this trip just made me thirsty for some more of Dubai. Thank you again for organizing this for us!"

Daniel Murad, Italy
VP of Operations
Team Kalorik Group
Dubai, 2008

29th IFS - China 2015 LIST
30th IFS - TBD May 2016 LIST

Students register for Spring IFS in winter and spring.
Please see Guidelines tab.

Dr. Ruth Clarke Dr. Ruth Clarke Professor of International Business in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Clarke develops, organizes and leads the International Field Seminar seminar and the Strategic International Career Decisions seminar.

Current International
Field Seminar

MIBA students are currently preparing to travel to China in March 2015. This is the 29th International Field Seminar to emerging and developing markets.

H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Upcoming Destinations

Shanghai, CHINA
March 21-28, 2015

  • Meeting Dates
  • Main campus and via teleconference

  • March 5th, 2015
        6:30pm - 8:30pm
        (Room 2101)