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- International Business Seminars: Summer Europe - 6 Countries in 23 Days!
International Business Seminars: Summer Europe - 6 Countries in 23 Days!
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
Gain life long friends and a seek a international job. A student - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
Gained business experience, friends to last a lifetime and incredible memories. Yes very worthwhile A student - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
I learned a lot about business and international culture. It was definitely worthwhile. A student - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
This was my first trip abroad and it, to this day, was the best travel/educational/invigorating thing I have ever done! It was the perfect way to see and learn different cultures and languages with experienced guides who gave you all the information you needed to take full advantage of the free time given! I met some of the best... Nicolena D - Clarion University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
it was very worth while! honestly I learned so much about the culture over there and their way of living and conducting business. it honestly in some respects made me much more appreciative of the United States and where I live! Rochelle C - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and how I adapt to situations out of my comfort zone, not to mention the lifelong friends I made on the International Business Seminar. Also, there was a language barrier in most of the cities and a key part was learning how to communicate with the locals. Lastly, I learned so much about the differen... A student - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
Seeing how other countries run their businesses and the different aspects of how the meetings were handled provided invaluable experience. It was definitely worthwhile and had a ton of fun to boot! A student - Baylor University View Entire Review
I improved communication skills, met new friends, and learned about many new businesses and industries that sparked my interest. Everette Dawkins - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
Different mannerisms of Europeans Kayla Seawood - Canisius College View Entire Review
I had been to Europe beforehand when I stayed with a host family in Germany for a month. I traveled with a group of 30 Americans and we all had a German brother or sister there when we arrived. I had zero complications and a ton of fun. Unfortunately, my experience with IBS was not like the former. The students on my trip (parti... Courtney N - California Lutheran University View Entire Review
I learned so much more than I ever thought possible! We take so many business courses in business school but it's not until you're actually there in person and applying it until it all comes together. Sylvia W - Murray State University View Entire Review
I learned that I am able to go out of my comfort zone. It was great! Lexie U - North Dakota State University / NDSU View Entire Review
I became a lot more independent and had to face problems on my own from metro difficulties to making sure I was awake on time each day for the business meetings. I gained perspective on other cultures and how good we have things in the states. I was even able to learn a lot about other states and get to know some great people. I... Alexis S - California Lutheran University View Entire Review
Self confidence Understanding of different cultures speaking skills European train systems It was worthwhile, the experience of a lifetime. Mackenzie B - University of Colorado - Colorado Springs View Entire Review
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
- Lausanne, Switzerland
- 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.
- 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
- Short Term
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Business Communications
- Business Operations Support
- Consumer Science Business Services
- Entrepreneurial and Small Business
- Human Resources Management
- International Business Law
- Business Administration and Management
- International Business
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International Business Seminars / IBS Scholarships
The role of an IBS Digital Ambassador is to creatively share your experience for future marketing and recruiting purposes. The ideal digital ambassador will be willing to try new things, step out of their comfort zone and candidly share their experience with others. No blogging or video creation experience is necessary, but it may be helpful! Photo/video tips and suggestions will be provided to help guide you. We encourage everyone who is interested in this type of experience to apply. Note that the application is to submit an entry video to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Undocumented Student Support Scholarship (USSS) was created for undocumented students who want to attend an IBS virtual seminar. These awards go to students who are interested in better understanding the business world, interacting with executives at global companies, and networking with students around the world.
The Founders Scholarship was created to support students who want to attend an IBS seminar and have an additional financial need. These awards go to students who are actively finding ways to finance their program with IBS and have thoughtful personal, professional and academic goals for their time abroad.