International Business Seminars: Summer Europe - 6 Countries in 23 Days!

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Visit 6 countries in 22 days! Summer Europe is perfect for undergraduate and graduate students who are looking to gain international business experience while setting themselves apart in the workforce after graduation. Students will learn about th... read more

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I gained perspective on different aspects of business that I didn't know existed prior - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
3- From my experience abroad I learned to be confident in myself. I think this simple fact made the trip worthwhile. I was able to face new challenges and adventures everyday which gave me more confidence in my own abilities. I was able to use what I have learned in the past to help me in each situation. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
I learned how important learning foreign languages is. Yes, it was worthwhile! - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars: Summer Europe - 6 Countries in 23 Days!
This experience was 100% worthwhile and I learned a lot while traveling abroad! My Europe seminar with IBS was my first time traveling out of the country. I’ve traveled some within the United States, but traveling abroad is a completely different experience. In the States we’re so used to the same language being spoken everywher... - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned about other cultures and also about myself! - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
This trip has taught me to always be open to learning and trying new things. - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
I gained the opportunity to network with top-level business executives in a foreign country and outside of a classroom. I also had the opportunity to dive into the culture in all of the countries visited. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS Summer Europe: Undergraduate Business Seminar
Seeing the different international businesses and how they operate and overcome challenges was very interesting. I didn't know much about the companies we visited before the trip, but now I am very knowledgeable about these companies - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
You truly find yourself in the mist of everything going on around you. The ideas you hear about the company traditions, the history of the culture, and how different the country is from one's own home, you truly understand more or so of who you are. - California Lutheran University View Entire Review
I learned the value of presenting yourself professionally and networking. I also learned the importance of respecting the cultures of other countries and adapting. My experience was definitely worthwhile. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
June 17, 2016 A Tease Of Europe
Gain life long friends and a seek a international job. - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
June 17, 2016 Ibs Is The Bomb.Com
Gained business experience, friends to last a lifetime and incredible memories. Yes very worthwhile - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
I learned a lot about business and international culture. It was definitely worthwhile. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
This trip taught me a lot about adapting to new environments, time management, team work, and learning about international business. Which is valued in the United States for businesses who are unaware of how hard this may be, with the different cultures. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
I learned a lot about international business. I think that going abroad and experiencing things for yourself is the best way to learn and grow. Going abroad was definitely worthwhile. - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
June 29, 2018 A Time To Remember
What I gained from this experience was knowledge of business settings in Europe businesses. I also got an opportunity to explore and get to know so many different countries/cities. - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned a great deal about international relations when it comes to european to european business, as well as european to american business practices. More than I could ever learn in the classroom. - University of Colorado - Colorado Springs View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars: Summer Europe - 6 Countries in 23 Days!
What life is like in another country, it was worthwhile. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
I gained a much greater understanding for the different cultures in each country and how those cultures affect businesses in those countries. I loved learning about the business models and backgrounds of globally successful companies from their executives. It was 100% worth whiles. - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
It was interesting to see how businesses function day to day in other countries. We are free to do what we want after our meetings are over so you definitely get to explore these new places and learn even more! - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
That Europeans are extremely efficient. Definitely worth seeing how a different continent conducts business. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
Not only did I learn about how international business works, but I learned what it takes to work at or run a successful company abroad. I also learned a lot about myself and how experiencing different cultures makes me a better person. - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS Summer Europe: Undergraduate Business Seminar
I learned plenty of useful information about international business and gained a lot of good friends from this program! - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
I improved communication skills, met new friends, and learned about many new businesses and industries that sparked my interest. - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
June 17, 2016 Experience Filled
Different mannerisms of Europeans - Canisius College View Entire Review

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Visit 6 countries in 22 days! Summer Europe is perfect for undergraduate and graduate students who are looking to gain international business experience while setting themselves apart in the workforce after graduation. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices used in a variety of European cities. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.

The countries visited on Summer Europe are:


  • Munich, Germany

  • Innsbruck, Austria

  • Venice & Verona, Italy

  • Geneva, Switzerland

  • Reims & Paris, France

  • London, United Kingdom


International Business Seminars (IBS) programs provide a variety of unique opportunities:

  • Network with business executives by visiting global companies to learn about how business is conducted and the challenges that come from running a multi-national organization.

  • Earn university credit while applying the knowledge you've learned in the classroom to real-life business settings.

  • Gain a competitive advantage for your career by experiencing international policies, political climates, and international business environments while building confidence, cultural understanding, and an ability to adapt to a variety of situations.

  • Experience some of the world's most well-known attractions and destinations.

Summer Europe Highlights:

  • Visit 6 countries in 22 days

  • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of European Cities

  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and more

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as BMW, the World Trade Organization, and more

  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, business, marketing, and more

  • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Business Communications
  • Business Operations Support
  • Consumer Science Business Services
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business
  • Human Resources Management
  • Journalism
  • International Business Law
  • Psychology
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration and Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1976
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