Pepperdine University continues to closely follow the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and has a comprehensive plan in place to protect the well-being of the University community. The University's Emergency Operations Committee (EOC) is working closely with University stakeholders, as well as an outside infectious disease expert; consulting with International SOS regarding international programs and travel risk assessment; and following advice from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Academic Year 2021-2022 Program Updates
Trimester Exchange Program: With the collaboration of Pepperdine Emergency Services and our partner universities, Global Programs is monitoring the destinations where PGBS students plan to study abroad through the Trimester Exchange Program during Fall 2021. We hope to make final decisions about the feasibility of Fall 2021 Trimester Exchange Program destinations in late June/July 2021. Applications for Spring 2022 destinations will open in late June 2021.
Global Business Intensive (GBI) Programs: In Fall 2021, Global Programs plans to announce whether in-person Global Business Intensive courses (and their respective destinations and themes) will be offered during the 2021-2022 Academic Year. Read more.
Grow as a leader through international experiences that enhance cross-cultural communication and broaden career opportunities. With Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Global Programs, embark on an adventure and explore a world of possibilities. Depending upon degree program and interests, students may choose between one-week or full-trimester global program options. Follow the links below to learn about the different programs offered.
Led by Pepperdine Graziadio Business School faculty, our one-week Global Business Intensives (GBIs) offer immersive experiences in business centers around the world. Ideal for working professionals, these cultural deep-dives fit easily into almost any schedule and offer robust learning opportunities within a short timeframe. GBIs are open to most full-time and part-time students. Alumni are also eligible to participate in the Global Business Intensive programs on a space-available basis.
The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School offers students in most programs the opportunity to spend a full term at one of our 30+ partner universities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, or South America. Earn academic credit while building a network of international contacts and expanding your knowledge of global business education and practice.
Immerse yourself in real-time international business – both inside the classroom and abroad. With the globalization of business rapidly expanding, our G-3 course helps you gain a competitive edge.
Meet the Team
The Global Programs Office team is committed to helping PGBS students include an international education experience as part of their graduate degree program. We are a group of professional staff who have traveled, studied and lived abroad. Our goal is to facilitate experiences that allow students to interact and network with international business leaders as well as have access to different educational settings. Please feel free to reach out to us to learn more about how we can help you embark on an adventure and explore a world of possibilities!
Maria D. Flores
Malibu Campus, Office 256
Malibu Campus, Office 258
For Students Outside the U.S.
Pepperdine University welcomes students from across the globe. Our Office of International Student Services can help with any issues regarding immigration and regulatory compliance.
Resources for International Students
Exchange, double degree, and guest students are welcomed for designated terms of study from partner universities around the world. Helpful resources are available to make the time you spend at Pepperdine both positive and valuable.
Resources for Exchange Students
The Graziadio Global Connection
The Pepperdine Graziadio School is a member of EFMD. EFMD is one of the key business schools networks in the world. Being a part of this network will bring many opportunities for faculty and student exchanges, knowledge sharing and collaboration.