International Business School of Washington

We are centrally located in the cultural and political heart of the United States with the ability to provide an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding region and take part in unique learning experiences. Being within the remarkably historical and scenic multi-state Washington DC Metro area, the area’s diverse geography makes it possible to travel between culturally rich urban environments to picturesque beaches, parks and mountains in a short period of time, opening up an abundance of reasonably-priced indoor activities and outdoor excursions.

IBSW is proud and excited to invite students to attend our long- or short-term programs taught specifically in Herndon, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, conveniently located within walking distance of the future Herndon Metro Station. Students will have opportunities to discover the cities locally to learn and experience all the possibilities these diversified, and culturally enriched cities have to offer.

From these courses’ student can learn and integrate Washington D.C. unique know‐hows and offer a great opportunity to discover a highly specialized field, while discovering the Washington D.C. and its surroundings. Students will enjoy classes taught in English and interact with IBSW staff that will be available to students at any time. Students will be taught with our most experienced professors and practitioners and be able to visit local specialized corporations.


America’s capital, Washington D.C,  is an extraordinary city with multiple personalities: a working federal city, an international metropolis, a picturesque tourist destination, an unmatched treasury of the country’s history and artifacts and a cosmopolitan center that retains an amicable small-town filled with monuments and memorials, eclectic neighborhoods, true local flavor. 

Washington, DC is an animated place with fantastic history, culture, an incredible food scene, and so much more. Washington DC is one of the most visited cities in the United States with a population of over half a million people. It offers a variety of interesting experiences, from learning about American history and government to seeing many of the most iconic sites in the country. The USA’s capital teems with renowned monuments, vast museums, and the corridors of power where politicos roam. The city is home to all three branches of the federal government, as well as the White House, the Supreme Court and the Capitol Building.

DC borders both Maryland and Virginia on the north bank of the Potomac river making up the metropolitan area known as the DMV.  The DMV is officially ranked the 9th biggest metropolitan area in the United States, thus Greater Washington.   The DC metro area is host to several attractions including Nationals Park, Capital One Arena, Civil War battlegrounds, wildlife preserves, and state parks. There are dozens of golf courses, and other outdoor activities including biking, hunting, fishing and more.

This incredible city has much to offer and will no doubt provide a unique and fulfilling experience. 

International students come to study in Virginia for many reasons such as having ready access to the State’s extremely rich cultural history and being able to experience firsthand both the region’s dynamic, multi-cultural social atmosphere as well as the diverse and spectacular outdoor environment ranging from coastal charm to majestic mountains.

Experience Studying in USA

According to the Institute for International Education’s Open Doors Research Database, Virginia had the 16th highest number of international students in the USA during 2015 with a total of 18,220. This enrollment figure for 2015 was up 6.3% from the previous year a clear sign that international student study in Virginia remains very popular!

Experience in an international setting is a marketable commodity. Many employers seek the wide range of knowledge, adaptability and experience that international students acquire by studying in the United States. Companies in the U.S. are increasingly seeking to become a strong presence in the global marketplace. They often look to hire employees who not only have multi-cultural language skills, but those who can also help communicate, negotiate and conduct business across different cultures.

The United States is not the only country seeking strong candidates when hiring; international students are in high demand elsewhere, as well. In recent years, international companies have become much more proactive in recruiting from the pool of strong international student graduates. Your long-term career prospects can be enhanced by your experiences through the development of self-confidence, independence and cross-cultural skills – attributes which are in high demand with employers worldwide.

You can have the opportunity to immerse yourself in meeting new people and making new friends, through different organizations and associations within IBSW. When you continue your studies in the U.S., you are making a choice to broaden not only your educational opportunities, but your cultural experience, as well. Your time studying abroad can be enriched by taking part in the social and cultural scene surrounding you, and you will likely find that campuses provide a rich variety academic and cultural activities that add new dimensions to your life. International students can find more information through international student office.