The GBSN Global Treks Program drives unique learning and networking experiences with regional immersions across the world. GBSN serves as a key platform across universities to deliver locally-relevant knowledge and foster cross-border relationships through academic and experiential treks focusing on emerging economies.

The Global Treks Program provides a fertile environment for participants to shift from ordinary networking, to building professional friendships. Participants will have the potential to tap into a network of over 90 business schools from 48 countries, all while learning about and contributing to sustainable development in an emerging market.

  • Expand global network

    Tap into GBSN network of business school participants

  • Contextual learning

    First hand learning of Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political drivers

  • Industry

    Exposure to a wide range of industries: Technology, Finance, Petroleum

  • Sustainable Development

    Experiences designed to contribute to sustainable development in an emerging market

Experiential Learning

Social Impact and Topical Treks


Academic Immersion

Business-focused Educational & Corporate Treks


  • Global Himalayan Expedition

    August 17-25, 2019 I Ladakh, India

  • Brazil

    December 14-22, 2019 I Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro

  • South Africa

    May 2020 I Cape Town, Johannesburg

  • China BizTrek

    Spring 2020 I Shanghai, Beijing

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