Good marketers understand their product, their audience, and their world. You can learn from a book, but experience, travel, and adventure, as part of your marketing studies, will help you become a thought-leader in your field. The people you’ll meet, the food you’ll taste, the cultures you’ll absorb will all inform your worldview and make you a valuable asset.

Study abroad also helps you develop the soft skills that are so invaluable to a career in marketing: strategic thinking, problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and self-confidence. Combine these with the creativity you’ll gain from your travels and you’ll be well on your way to success that goes beyond the classroom. Go, study marketing abroad.

Marketing today means determining consumer needs and then translating them into products and services and then selling them locally, nationally, and even globally. Today's semester in China can translate into a tomorrow's brilliant career selling sprockets overseas. Although your future office many be in New York, you will need to understand ethical business practices in Bangladesh, cultural norms in China and government regulation in South America.

Increasingly, there are study abroad programs designed specifically for marketing, advertising, and public relations. Some are part of broader business studies programs, but ideally, they will include a practical component, like a dual study-intern program.

At the end of your semester, summer, or year, you should have a greater appreciation for marketing at a global level, but should also have had the opportunity to start a portfolio of your own.

Where to Go

Some popular destinations for marketing study abroad programs include:

  • England (London)
  • Ireland
  • Australia (Sydney)
  • France (Paris)
  • Spain
  • Argentina
  • China
  • Mexico

Though, if you're choosing your study abroad program based on your major, it's helpful to be flexible on your destination.

Health & Safety

As with any study abroad experience, it’s important to be aware of one’s surroundings and follow all advice and counsel from one’s home university, study abroad program, and any travel warnings from the State Department.

Health considerations will vary widely from country to country. Please make sure to look at country specific advice for vaccinations and tips on staying healthy.

Cost of travel making you sad? Turn that frown upside-down! Here are some scholarships that can help easy the costs of study abroad:

Don’t forget to search for location-specific scholarships once you’ve found a marketing program that appeals to you!

Marketing Study Abroad Programs

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CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France
France
9.74 •46 reviews

Located just 19 miles north of Marseille, the country’s second-largest...

IES Abroad
IES Abroad Nantes – French Language Immersion & Area Studies
France
9.59 •56 reviews

The IES Abroad Nantes Program has two important goals: to improve your...

John Cabot University
Study Abroad in Rome at John Cabot University
Italy
9.42 •31 reviews

Study abroad in the fall, spring, or summer at John Cabot University...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Seville, Spain
Spain
9.86 •28 reviews

Study or intern in the heart of Al-Andalus culture: Seville. This...

CET Academic Programs
CET Beijing
China
9.23 •56 reviews

Want an intensive academic environment where Chinese is the the top...

IES Abroad
IES Abroad Paris – Business & International Affairs
France
9.43 •44 reviews

Paris is also known as the fashion capital of the world, hosting...

University of Brighton
Study Abroad at the University of Brighton, England
England
9.72 •58 reviews

We offer semester and yearlong program, with the opportunity to take...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Rome, Italy
Italy
9.33 •43 reviews

Study abroad in Rome and discover la dolce vita— the sweet life...

API
API Study Abroad in Florence, Italy
Italy
9.52 •23 reviews

API students in Florence study at Lorenzo de’ Medici - The Italian...

IES Abroad
IES Abroad Vienna – European Society & Culture
Austria
9.4 •43 reviews

Open to students at all language levels, our program brings more than...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Paris, France
France
9.12 •42 reviews

Imagine spending a semester in Paris, the embodiment of fine art...

API
API Study Abroad in Granada, Spain
Spain
9.76 •21 reviews

Come check out API's programs at Universidad de Granada. Experience...

IES Abroad
IES Abroad Sydney Direct Enrollment
Australia
9.81 •37 reviews

Our study abroad program in Sydney offers you the opportunity to...

Forum-Nexus Study Abroad
Ultimate Summer in Europe: 10 Cities in 5 Weeks with Forum-Nexus
Multiple Countries
9.71 •62 reviews

Spend a summer in Europe while earning credits toward your degree...

The Education Abroad Network
TEAN: Study Abroad in Dunedin, New Zealand
New Zealand
9.95 •40 reviews

TEAN's partnership with the University of Otago provides an...

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