SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Chile: Emerging Economies, Kelley School of Business

This course provides an opportunity for Evening MBA students to widen their international experiences and to explore one of the world’s largest emerging markets. The focus of this course is Chile and its position as one of the important emerging markets in the world. Class meetings prior to the study tour will address the business and institutional environments of Chile.

China: Doing Business with China

The objective of this program is to acquaint students with theories, concepts, practices, and techniques in international business, with a strong emphasis on transition economies such as China. Topics covered include benefits and costs of international business to both domestic and global economies.

China: Global IT Citizenship

This program will provide students with a wide scope of Global IT Citizenship, exploring issues related to multicultural integration within global companies and concerns about citizens working and studying abroad. It includes an in-depth cultural exchange where students will collaborate with students from China throughout the course.

eSwatini: Global Design Studio

The program will allow students to learn about and work on a building project using local and sustainable building materials and construction techniques. Students will be under supervision of Engineering Technology faculty to allow a greater understanding of architecture and construction in the Kingdom of eSwatini and the process of building a structure in a southern African country.

France: Go Green - Sustainable Practices in Business and Industry, School of Engineering and Technology

This interdisciplinary course emphasizes sustainability, globalization and French culture. In this context, sustainability refers to design, engineering, manufacturing, technology, and leadership processes implemented and maintained in industry and business for the purpose of being environmentally responsible, energy-efficient, cost-effective, and socially responsible. Students will visit industries, municipalities and universities such as EDF Hydroelectric Power Station in Serre-Ponçon (largest Dam in Europe), Frioul Island (Organic Fish Farm), Solar Farm in Vinon-sur-Verdon, Vasarely Foundation in Aix-en-Provence, Polytech Marseille - Aix-Marseille Universite, etc. to see various innovative methods of technology, manufacturing, and engineering, as well as embedded sustainable practices.

Germany: Go Green - Sustainable Practices in Business and Industry, School of Engineering and Technology

This interdisciplinary course emphasizes sustainability, globalization and German culture. In this context, sustainability refers to design, engineering, manufacturing, technology, and leadership processes implemented and maintained in industry and business for the purpose of being environmentally responsible, energy-efficient, cost-effective, and socially responsible. Students will visit industries, municipalities and universities such as Mercedes, Roche, MVV Energie, City of Mannheim, and the University of Kaiserslautern to see various innovative methods of technology, manufacturing, and engineering, as well as embedded sustainable practices. Germany is known for its innovative technology and engineering practices and their sustainable culture and business practices.

Germany: Summer Internship Program (Mannheim)

Students will participate in an 8 week, full-time engineering internship placement. The program is part of an exchange between IUPUI and the Duale Hochschule Baden-Wuerttemberg. Students will focus on industry innovation. IUPUI students will also support student interns traveling to the U.S. as part of the partnership.

Greece: Documenting Historical Cultural Artifacts & Traditions

This is an international service-learning course that takes place on the Greek island of Paros. Service projects will include, producing promotional videos for local tourism; documentary videos of island lifestyles, cultural and archeological sites; producing 3D graphical recreations of archeological locations; and photojournalism.

India: Global IT Management

Visit to Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), where students will be able to interact with Indian students and learn about the differences between the US and Indian education systems and cultural aspects and life style. Visits to a variety of cultural and historical sites to help the students understand the environment in which the outsourcing and offshoring industry has developed.

Worldwide: International Human Rights Law Internships, School of Law

McKinney School of Law students do internships in the field of international human rights law. The substantive areas of their work have touched on many of the SDGs, and can potentially touch on all of them. Since 1997, our program has had international human rights law internship placements in over 75 countries on six continents.

Worldwide : Emerging Economies - Kelley School of Business

This course for MBA students focuses on the host country and its position as one of the important emerging markets in the world. Students vote on where to travel each year.