NIBS Opportunities Board

NIBS members join the network to seek out more opportunities for their students and colleagues, they also want to promote their own universities opportunities for international engagement. The NIBS Opportunities Board facilitates the sharing of these opportunities amongst members and, if applicable, the wider academic community.

Promoting your opportunity

All NIBS members can post their opportunities on the opportunities board and via the NIBS shout-out function by sending details of the opportunity to newsletter@nibsweb.org.

Examples of opportunities are short courses, summer courses, conferences, visiting lectureships, scholarships and competitions.  Please note only opportunities from NIBS members can be promoted via the NIBS website.

Looking for opportunities

NIBS members can also use the “NIBS Shout Out” Forum to seek out new opportunities for their students and universities. Please note this is a function available only to NIBS members, the forum is a private forum and not available publicly. Please email newsletter@nibsweb.org with details of opportunities or queries for the members network.

NIBS Opportunities Board

Opportunity Opportunity CountryUniversityContact
Call for COIL program cooperation
Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) program aims to create a team-taught learning environment where faculty from different cultures work together with a shared syllabus. Students from both sides will be able to study or work together online while having the course separately at their home university.

The program is designed to cultivate students’ intercultural communicative competence, to strengthen cross-cultural interaction and familiarity of the faculty, and also to gain global exposure for the institution.

We cordially invite instructors who are interested in developing a COIL program of the course below to join us
• Monetary Finance (Spring semester)
• International Finance (Fall semester)
COIL ProgramChinaBeijing Foreign Studies UniversityFor further details about the course, please kindly check the syllabi from this link
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1P0ebx8cIGA6_soWQDktzB5-osPQ9H3eh?usp=sharing

Email : ibsbfsu.international@gmail.com
Guest lectures

BFSU would like to invite NIBS members to join them in developing their video course "Regional Topics of International Business (Doing Business in Specific Markets)" a quality learning resource which they use to enrich student learning. Reasonable remuneration and teaching opportunities will be provided. Please see this poster for further information, poster.
Guest lectures for a video resourceChina Beijing Foreign Studies University e: iceecenter@gmail.com
Call for chapters/ Publication Opportunity

"Belonging in the Workplace: Perspectives and Practices": Dr. Mark Crowder is inviting NIBS members to consider submitting a chapter for an edited book which is under consideration at Edward Elgar Publishing.

Members are invited to contribute a chapter to this collective effort, sharing insights and expertise on various aspects of workplace belonging.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

-The Impact of Belonging on Employee Well-being
-Strategies for Fostering Inclusivity in Diverse Work Environments
-Case Studies on Successful Implementation of Belonging Initiatives
-Intersectionality and Belonging: Examining Multiple Identities in the Workplace
-The Role of Leadership in Cultivating a Culture of Belonging

For now, only an expression of interest in contributing with a possible topic is required. The submission of full chapters will be in December 2024.
Publication Opportunity
Call for publication:



UKManchester Metropolitan University Dr. Mark Crowder
Email: m.crowder@mmu.ac.uk
New course launch E.MBA Sustainability

The program is designed to empower working professionals with the strategic knowledge and leadership skills required to navigate the dynamic landscape of sustainability in the business world. The programme is taught 100% online, based on an asynchronous approach, giving the students maximum freedom and flexibility to study from any location in the world and at times that suit them best.

https://www.iba.dk/international/onlineprogrammes/executive-mba-in-sustainability
Executive E-MBA in Sustainability. Denmark & UKIBA & Leeds Beckett UniversityOksana Jørgensen, Email: oknj@iba.dk
7th International Business Conference (WIBF-IBC)

23-24 May 2024

The conference offers an excellent opportunity to meet thought leaders and professionals from around the world to exchange information and ideas on a variety of international business topics.

Extended abstracts (minimum 3 pages), full papers and case study presentations are invited. All accepted full papers and extended abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings volume in an electronic book with an ISBN number by the Würzburg International Business Press.

In addition, some selected papers would be also published in an edited volume after further development and the additional review process. This book will be published and printed by Würzburg International Business Press, and Doğuş University.
The conference is designed to bring together outcome of current research. And it will have three major tracks:

The first track is on ‘Social Entrepreneurship’.

The second track is on ‘Fostering Entrepreneurial Mindset’.

The third track is on ‘International Business with focus on Entrepreneurship and SMEs’.

TurkeyTechnical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt with the following partners;

- Würzburg International Business Forum,

- Doğuş University in Istanbul, Turkey,

- Global Alliance SME Research & Cooperation (GASMERC),

- IHK Mainfranken,

- Transnational Corporations Council of Studies (TNCCS)
https://wibf.thws.de/

https://wibf.thws.de/ibc-2024/partners/dogus-university/

https://wibf.thws.de/ibc-2024/partners/gasmerc/
The 9th China International College Students’ “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship CompetitionChinaPosted by Shandong Technology and Business University on behalf of the Organising CommitteeFor further details please download the brochure from this link. (英语)第九届中国国际“互联网 ”大学生创新创业大赛邀请函
The Würzburg International Business Forum will host the 6th International Business Conference (WIBF-IBC) 15 - 16 June 2023.

The conference is designed to bring together outcome of current research. And it will have three major tracks:

1)Country Risk and International Political Risk Management. This track is led by Prof. Alfredo Jimenez, KEDGE Business School, France. Alfredo is a leading researcher in this field.

2)Fostering Entrepreneurial Mindset, and the track chair is Dr. Tiina Brandt, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Tiina is currently leading an international research team of academics from 15 countries about culture and entrepreneurship.

3)International Business with focus on Entrepreneurship and SMEs. Track Chairs are Prof. Emin Akcaoglu & Prof. Rainer Wehner, Würzburg International Business Forum.
The first track is on ‘Social Entrepreneurship’.Germany Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (THWS) in Würzburg, GermanyE: rainer.wehner@thws.de

https://wibf.thws.de/
The Summer Series is a 3 week program comprised of 2 accredited courses (6 ECTS or 4 US credits) + guided field trips and meetings with leaders.

The overarching topic will focus on Social Innovation through different sectors and aimed at Bachelor level students from Europe and the US.

The cost of the program is $1,700 USD (not including housing).

MTA Summer Program- Social Innovation


IsraelThe Academic College of Tel Aviv-YaffoFurther information:
Ms Mesika Deena
E: il.ac.mta@International

The second track is on ‘Fostering Entrepreneurial Mindset’.IndiaWoxsen Universityhttps://woxsen.edu.in

Pavana Kiranmai Chepuri

Head – Learner-Centered Innovation
E:learner.innovation@woxsen.edu.in
The overarching topic will focus on Social Innovation through different sectors and aimed at Bachelor level students from Europe and the US.NetherlandsZuyd University of Applied Science, International Business SchoolAny queries are welcome to Ed Overes.

E:ed.overes@zuyd.nl.
The third track is on ‘International Business with focus on Entrepreneurship and SMEs’.NetherlandsZuyd University of Applied Science, International Business School Patrick Schoenmakers

E: patrick.schoenmakers@zuyd.nl
The cost of the program is $1,700 USD (not including housing).Looking for partners for an Erasmus + project: Partnerships for CollaborationTurkeyDokuz Eylul University Faculty of BusinessThe interested partner (s) can contact Dr. Banu Atrek – Email: banu.atrek@deu.edu.tr for further information before 27th of January 2023.

An online meeting will be arranged for initial discussions.
The second track is on ‘Fostering Entrepreneurial Mindset’, and the track chair is Dr. Tiina Brandt, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Tiina is currently leading an international research team of academics from 15 countries about culture and entrepreneurship.Conference TurkeyEURIE 2023https://2023.eurieeducationsummit.com/
The third track is on ‘International Business with focus on Entrepreneurship and SMEs’. Track Chairs are Prof. Emin Akcaoglu & Prof. Rainer Wehner, Würzburg International Business Forum. The details of the tracks can be found in the Call for Papers’ page.International WeekTurkeyDokuz Eylul University Faculty of BusinessMs Isinsu Atalay, MSc., International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)

Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Business

E-mail: isletmeforeign@deu.edu.tr, isinsu.atalay@deu.edu.tr

The 8th China International College Students’“Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition.

If you have had students teams who have entered the NIBS Business Plan Competition or NIBS Case Competitions this could be of interest to you.

This is an opportunity extended to NIBS members to join what has to be one of the largest global competition for innovation and entrepreneurship. It has been running since 2015, previous competitions have registered 6.03 million teams, 25.33 million college students from 121 countries spanning five continents.
Student CompetitionChinaShandong Technology and Business UniversityIf school is interested in sending students for this competition, please complete the pre-registration form by 27 May 2022 and send to Ms Lili Sui, Director of the International Office, Shandong Technology and Business University, email 201511420@sdtbu.edu.cn
Ph.D and Masters opportunities (Philosophy) for June and November start. Ph.D: A generous 50% scholarship is available for students signing up for the Ph.D programme. Study opportunityThailandAssumption UniversityFurther details are available from the website: https://www.grad.au.edu/phd-pr

WÜRZBURG INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FORUM 5th INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
Small Firm Internationalisation and International Entrepreneurship ‘Managing Sustainable Innovation’
Date: 1 - 2 September 2022, in Bangkok


The University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt is proud to announce that the Würzburg International Business Forum’s 5th International Business Conference (WIBF-IBC) will be hosted by Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon (RMUTP). The conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand between September 1-2, 2022 with the partnership of RMUTP, the Global Alliance SME Research & Cooperation (GASMERC), IHK Mainfranken, and the Transnational Corporations Council of Studies (TNCCS).

The conference is designed to bring together outcome of current research from the fields of SME internationalisation and international entrepreneurship with a special focus on managing sustainable innovation.
ConferenceGermany & ThailandUniversity of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, GermanyWebsite: https://wibf.fhws.de/
Contact: wibf.fwiwi@fhws.de
Challenges and Sustainability in the Post-Covid-19 Era:

Asian Responses to Economic, Security, and Social Dilemma
ConferenceHungaryBudapest Business SchoolContact: obic@uni-bge.hu

Website: https://www.obic-bbs.hu/en/obic-conference-2022/

Competitions now open for registration

Entrepreneurial vision. International focus. Extraordinary opportunity.