Florence Summer Institute
Spend one month of your summer at Kent State University's beautiful Florence, Italy, campus while taking two classes and earning six to seven credits. You may use your weekends to get to know the city of Florence and explore Europe. Contact Julie Lanz for more information.
June 1 - July 1, 2017
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Webster University Geneva Summer Program
This seven week program for undergraduate students in Geneva, Switzerland allows students to take one-three courses for a total of three to nine credits in course subjects such as French, International Business, Arts, and Psychology, among others. The summer program in Geneva offers students the opportunity to explore one of Europe's most beautiful cities along with the rest of Europe. Contact Julie Lanz for more information.
This course will examine the recent history of the bank collapse and 2008 financial crisis in Iceland to the present day growth and recovery to being rated at #13 by Forbes as Best Countries for Business in 2015. The historical development and structure of startup activity and entrepreneurship will also be covered and the role of cultural influences will be explored. Contact Craig Zamary for more information.
Program not taking place in Spring 2017.
International Economic Experience: Ireland as a Hub for Transnational Business
This course is designed for students to understand the impact that international trade agreements, off shore financial structures (including tax havens), infrastructural development and entrepreneurship have coalesced in Ireland to make that country, in spite of its small size, a dynamic player in both the European Union and the global economy. It will be advantageous for American economic and financial interests to understand what happens in Ireland and how one benefits from this knowledge. Students enrolled in this program will have a greater awareness about not only Ireland and the Irish culture and people, but also have a “hands-on” set of skills and contacts that could benefit their careers. For more information, contact program faculty leader Dr. Luda Leontieva at firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 22 - August 3, 2017
International Experience in Sustainability
This 11-day course introduces you to the sustainability through the international study of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The ESC Rennes School of Business Responsibility is located in Brittany, France, two hours west of Paris by high speed train. Students are encouraged to use the flexibility of travel to and from this course to see other parts of Europe before and/or after the 11 days in Rennes. Contact Dean Poor, Ph.D. for more information.
June 13 - June 23, 2017
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International Experience in Accounting
This trip to England, France and Scotland will encompass instruction, education abroad experiences and a final project on international accounting. Your experiences will include visits to firms and organizations, sightseeing and tourist attractions, plus a dinner with an international etiquette experience. Contact Ben Hoffmann, Ph.D. for more information.
May 14 - May 26, 2017
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International Accounting Experience: Business and Culture in China
This course will help students broaden their horizon and get exposed to business and culture of China, the largest emerging market and the second largest economy in the world through reading, interactive lectures in both US and China, an international trip to visit businesses/organizations and excursions to cultural sites. These course components intend to help students to experience the “true” China, where ancient culture and modern business converges. Students will visit Beijing and Chengdu. Contact Wei Li, Ph.D. for more information.
July 16 - July 30, 2017
International Business Experience
The International Business Experience is a three credit-hour summer course that gives you the opportunity to study abroad in Switzerland and France. You will come away with an understanding how U.S. businesses operate overseas, competing in today's global marketplace. Contact Dean Porr, Ph.D. for more information.
May 13 - May 27, 2017
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Amsterdam to the Alps
This two-week, three credit-hour course explores culture and sustainability in Western Europe, particularly Germany, in the Rhine Valley. A short online program will be followed by tours of: University of Leiden, European Commission, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and many more. Contact Mark Whitmore, Ph.D. for more information.
Program tentatively planned to begin Summer 2018.
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Management in Emerging Markets: Trends & Strategies
This program is open only to graduate students.
This two-week, three credit-hour course explores management in emerging markets across a full range of functions, such as marketing, finance, investment, business strategies and human resource management. Fulfills major elective for Business Management majors and the international study abroad experience for the Program hosted by the National Research University International Business minor. Program hosted by the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE). During the weekends you will enjoy the beauty of Moscow and Saint Petersburg and take a boat tour along the Neva River. Contact Julia Lavashina, Ph.D. for more information.
July 1 - July 12, 2017
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