Due to continued travel restrictions to and from China, the Global 3 program has been suspended for the 2023-24 academic year. Updates on admissions for future years will be posted as soon as circumstances permit.
M.S. in Global Commerce
The M.S. in Global Commerce Program provides an unparalleled student experience. You’ll study at three top-ranked universities across three continents, engage in immersive cultural experiences, and build a global network.
You'll spend September through January in Charlottesville, a charming, vibrant city located in Central Virginia, just two and a half hours south of Washington, D.C. Known for its year-round natural beauty and historical sites, Charlottesville offers something for everyone. Breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain hiking trails and award-winning vineyards draw as much interest as the local music, theater, art and culinary scenes.
Your next stop is Guangzhou, China, where you will spend January—March. Located on the Pearl River in Southern China, Guangzhou is a lively port city, with a history dating back 2,800 years. Considered the home of dim sum, Guangzhou boasts the largest number of restaurants and teahouses per capita in China. A center for commerce, tourism and culture, Guangzhou is the third largest city in China.
The program wraps up in Barcelona. The cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region is a captivating city on the Mediterranean Sea. One of the most culturally and economically vibrant cities in the world, Barcelona is well-known for its modern and whimsical architecture, medieval Gothic quarter, and lively street life.
We're here to help you reach your goals. From academic guidance, career preparation, to physical and mental support, our faculty and staff are available with open minds and open doors. From the start of your journey at UVA, through your time spent at Lingnan and Esade, everyone is committed to your academic success and helping you reach your goals.
Like you, your classmates are highly motivated, dynamic team players who know that the success of growth strategies relies on addition, not division. As you learn and travel together, you’ll be sharing experiences with a group of likeminded future leaders who bring diverse perspectives from across the world. And with nearly a dozen nationalities represented in a typical cohort, you’ll have access to your future global network right from the very start.