International Business Seminars: Winter One Europe - 5 Countries in 16 Days!

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Visit 5 countries in 16 days! Winter One 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 c... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.7
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January 29, 2018 Time Of My Life
I learned numerous things from my experience abroad that I will carry with me for the rest of my life. I learned how to navigate through foreign public transportation systems with nothing but a map. I learned how to communicate with local people that did not speak my language. I learned a lot about different cultures and that th... - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
January 27, 2017 The Trip Of A Lifetime!
Overall this trip has taught me a lot about the career I want in international business, my personality, and a better cultural outlook. - Ashland University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Winter One
January 27, 2017 Undescribeable
I gained a completely new perspective on my life and my career. Best opportunity I have had in college. - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
January 26, 2016 Great
It was amazing. - Ashland University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Winter One
This experience taught me how to communicate with people from different cultures, who speak different languages, and have different social norms. These are very important learned skills that cannot be taught in a classroom. - Murray State University View Entire Review
January 19, 2016 Life Changing!
I learned so much about other cultures and way of life. - University of Colorado - Colorado Springs View Entire Review
I really improved my ability to navigate through some of Europe's largest and busiest cities with little experience. - Clarion University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
January 19, 2016 Amazing Experience
I was able to gain better views on how companies work abroad and how the corporate culture changes how the company runs. - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
This trip was absolutely worthwhile. I met friends that I will have for the rest of my life and gained knowledge that I will use forever. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
I learned valuable lessons about business practices abroad. I also leaned about the role that the United States plays with businesses over seas. - Canisius College View Entire Review
April 23, 2015 Unforgettable
I learned to be independent. I learned about different cultures and I brought back so much information about businesses abroad. It was definitely worthwhile. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
January 25, 2018 Life Changing!
I gained a better understanding of how the rest of the world works and lives everyday. I also gained the experience of networking. It was worth every penny I paid for this trip - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
I gained friends, knowledge about business overseas, knowledge about all the places I went. - Murray State University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Winter One
Yes, the trip was very worthwhile. I was able to experience many different cultures and languages. I also was able to network with many business professionals from international companies. - Clarion University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
I learned so much about the history and the culture of the cities we visited, and I gained memories and friendships that will last a lifetime! - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
January 20, 2016 Amazing
It gave me a different perspective of other countries and the U.S. It opened my eyes to so much more, and now I can't wait to travel abroad again! - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Winter One
I learned that there is a whole world outside of my own. I hadn't gone traveling outside of the US at all, so I was very used to the American, especially southern, culture. Being immersed in another culture was a very humbling experience in that I was in an unfamiliar place and had to rely asking others for directions, and som... - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
January 19, 2016 Amazing
Learned how to get around so well in all the countries, became very familiar with the cultural norms, would feel very comfortable back in those cities when I go again - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
January 18, 2016 Absolutely Amazing!
Absolutely worthwhile. I learned about different businesses and different cultures and, as a business student, that was absolutely wonderful. - Clarion University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Winter One
I learned that you can make friends in the most unlikely places. People are very willing to help you. Public transportation is one of the best things in a foreign country. It makes getting around so much simpler. I also learned that getting lost isn't the worst thing in the world. Whenever I got lost with a group we ended up fin... - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
It opened my mind about not only eurpoean culture, but I learned a lot about US Culture from the other IBS students - Clarion University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
Cross-cultural communication, coping with unforeseen events, doing things on the fly, international Business. It was very worthwhile - University of Mississippi View Entire Review

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Visit 5 countries in 16 days! Winter One 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.

Countries visited during Winter One are:


  • London, United Kingdom

  • Paris, France

  • Geneva, Switzerland

  • Heidelberg, Germany

  • Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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.

Winter One Highlights:

  • Visit 5 countries in 16 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):
  • January Term
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Journalism
  • International Business Law
  • Psychology
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Business
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1976
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