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  • Locations: Pamplemousse, Mauritius
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Restrictions: Goucher applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led ICA GPA minimum: 2.0
Class Standing: 2.Sophomore, 3.Junior, 4.Senior Pre-Course: No
Post-Course: No ICA Course Number: BUS 272Y
Program Description:
Type of Program: Intensive Course Abroad
City: Pamplemousse, Mauritius
When Offered: 01/06/18 - 1/28/18
Faculty Leader: Nancy Hubbard (

Program Overview

Open to Goucher Business majors and minors, this program will take place at African Leadership University.  ALU is a pan-African university based on the island nation of Mauritius. ALU is a world-class tertiary education institution that is developing Africa’s future leaders.  

Businesses today are expanding internationally more frequently and earlier in their evolution as operating in global markets become the business norm.  This course examines the decision making process for enterprises as they consider overseas expansion including current trends in internationalization, foreign direct investment criteria, and vehicles for overseas growth (licensing agreements, strategic alliances, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, greenfield investment). Classwork will be supplemented by on site visits of local businesses.  Students will explore the island and participate in excursions to local Mauritius sites.  The program will be open to students from ALU.

Eligibility, Prerequisites, and Academic Credit

Open to Goucher Business majors and minors  in good academic standing in all courses (above a 2.0 GPA).  Sophomore standing and permission of instructor are required. Students will receive three credits for the three-week intensive course in Mauritius.  

Application and Study Abroad Deadlines 

August 21, 2017: Application & $50 application fee due 
September 1, 2017: $500 non-refundable deposit is due
September 22, 2017: Final payment due

Program Costs  

The tentative cost of the program is $4600.  This fee includes airfare, room, board and tuition.  This information is accurate at time of publication, but is subject to change.

Financial Aid

All students are eligible to apply for OIS scholarships via separate application here.  Students who qualify for the voucher are able to apply the voucher to the cost of the program.


Students are required to have passports for all Goucher programs. Failure to have a passport will prohibit participation in the program. Please apply for a passport as soon as possible at: 

This program is currently not accepting applications.