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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Australia Studies Centre
Australia
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IDC Herzliya - Raphael Recanati International School
BA Degree in Communications at IDC Herzliya
Israel
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IDC Herzliya offers an internationally recognized BA in Communications...

Bar-Ilan University
Earn your Bachelors Degree at Bar-Ilan University in Israel
Israel
9.67 •3 reviews

Earning a world-class degree, overseas, in English, at one of the...

KEI Abroad
KEI Abroad in Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya
9 •1 review

Come to Nairobi, Kenya for an amazing study abroad experience! Made...

KEI Abroad
KEI Abroad in Pune, India
India
9 •1 review

Come study abroad in Pune, India with the Knowledge Exchange Institute...

GBSB Global Business School
Earn Your Master's Degree in Spain
Spain
10 •2 reviews

GBSB Global Business School offers several master’s degree programs in...

HEC Montreal
French & Business Summer Program in Montreal with HEC
Canada
10 •1 review

Study French and Business in the bustling city of Montreal next summer...

Barcelona Study Abroad Experience (SAE)
Virtual Internships in Barcelona
Online

This is a great time to gain professional work experience and cultural...

New European College
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Management
Germany
10 •2 reviews

The Bachelor program is designed to equip you with the knowledge &...

Griffith University
Study Abroad at Griffith University | Gold Coast and Brisbane
Australia
9 •3 reviews

Griffith's Study Abroad program embodies our commitment to forward...

General Assembly
Winter Break Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Multiple Countries
10 •1 review

General Assembly’s unique 10-day startup bootcamp will prepare you to...

University of Sydney
Study Abroad at the University of Sydney
Australia
9.33 •3 reviews

Every year hundreds of students from around the world are welcomed to...

General Assembly
Learn + Intern Abroad: Semester in Startups/Tech
Multiple Countries
9 •2 reviews

10 weeks Studying Digital Skills. 6 weeks Interning @ Startups/Tech...

InteRDom Internships
Internship, Research & Study in Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
10 •2 reviews

InteRDom is the leading expert in comprehensive and immersive...

Mahidol University
Study at Mahidol University International College
Thailand
10 •2 reviews

Mahidol University International College invites students from around...

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