Out-of-classroom learning experience in six European countries. July 10, 2019

By (University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa) - abroad from 05/13/2019 to 06/05/2019 with

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

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned from the international companies we visited and all about different European cultures. It was definitely worthwhile.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

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* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

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* Housing:

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* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

The program provided a unique experience where we got to travel between 6 European countries, while learning from international businesses.

Finances

* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $500
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Buy food from the store and prepare home-made meals as much as possible.

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Didn't sit in a classroom
  • Visited six different countries
  • A lot of freedom during travel
* What could be improved?
  • Provide more meals/give options for less costly meals
  • Travel between countries
  • Lower overall cost
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How to pack for the trip - bring less business professional clothing, and more casual clothes.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.