Panama Undergraduate Study Abroad Course


Study Abroad for two-weeks in Panama City, Panama from January 3-13, 2013!


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Course Information

IB-496 Emerging Markets Field Study: Central America

This interactive course includes guest lectures, case studies, a team research project, student presentations, and a variety of corporate and cultural excursions.´╗┐


Cultural & Corporate Experiences

While in Panama students will have the opportunity to experience a variety of trips, which may include:


Meet the Instructor

Dr. Yara DeAndrade is a native of Brazil with extensive experience in several international companies, as well as in education, coaching and training. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA at universities in Brazil, and has also earned an M.A. in Business and a Doctor of Management from Webster University. She has taught as an adjunct professor for both undergraduate and graduate classes at SLU.

Credit & Eligibility 

The Boeing Institute of International Business offers this three-credit hour undergraduate study abroad course to all business students in good standing at Saint Louis University and other AACSB accredited institutions who previously completed IB-200, Introduction to International Business (or an equivalent course).

Students are responsible for consulting their adviser to determine how this course can be used toward degree completion.

Trip Fee

The 2013 estimated cost is $ 985. 

 Included in FeeNOT Included in Fee
Ten nights of housing * Airfare
Course related ground transportation Passport
Admission fees for course-related activities Personal Expenses
University travel insurance Food Expenses
Cultural excursion 

* ´╗┐Student accommodations are on the campus of the City of Knowledge, an international center for education. Students share rooms in simple, furnished apartments with air conditioning and wireless internet access.´╗┐



Tuition depends on the number of registered credit hours as follows.

Application Process

The course fills every year; therefore interested students should:

Applications will be logged in order of receipt and reviewed on Monday, October 22, with priority given to seniors, then juniors, then sophomores.

If accepted, you will need to formally accept admission with a second $250 payment by the deadline stated in your acceptance correspondence, or you will forfeit your spot to the next person on the waiting list.


For more information, please contact:

Jill Newman

Boeing Institute of International Business

John Cook School of Business