International Business Seminars

Summer Europe

Blog posts from an IBS Digital Ambassador experiencing Munich, Innsbruck, Padova, Venice, Verona, Geneva, Paris, Reims & London on Summer Europe!

Why I Invested in Studying Abroad

Why I Invested in a Trip with IBS Finding the right study abroad program for you can sometimes be a difficult process. There are many out there to choose from. Many different countries you can visit. Many different things you can study. And there are a lot of decisions to Read More

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6 Essential Apps to Take Abroad

Spending 23 days in Europe there are many helpful apps you can use for navigating, translating, and keeping in contact with people on your trip. IBSABROAD The IBS app was very useful to me on my trip. I used it every day to stay on top of the itinerary and Read More

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From Strangers to Life-Long Friends

From Strangers to Life-Long Friends Participating in a study abroad program sets college students apart from the rest in more ways than you think. Did you know that under 5% of college students commit to studying abroad? This is not only a huge advantage to your future careers but to Read More

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Tips on How to Save Money by Living Like a Local

Tips on how to save money by living like a local Traveling can be very expensive especially when you stray far from your normal routine. Traveling sparks indulgent tendencies that provide heightened experiences, which can make a trip more memorable. Since overspending on vacations is somewhat expected and easy to Read More

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Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Europe

Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Europe Germany Munich, Germany was the first stop on our IBS Summer Europe trip. After our initial trip to the Marienplatz, our group went straight for the Hofbrauhaus. The Hofbrauhaus is a 500-year-old beer hall that serves classic Bavarian brews by the liter. This Read More

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Exploring Munich

Exploring Munich Before your trip, it is always helpful to plan out some of the places you would like to see or restaurants you would like to eat at. From looking online to asking around, you are sure to find some good recommendations. Yelp and Reddit can always be helpful Read More

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Embracing Culture Through Communication

Embracing Culture Through Communication Traveling to a new country can be very nerve-racking. You often think to yourself ‘will I stand out?’, ‘will the culture accept me?’. These worries are valid since they may determine how well your experience goes. I find my self getting the best experiences from how Read More

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5 Essential Packing Tips for Your Trip Abroad

5 Essential Packing Tips for Your Trip Abroad There are a lot of packing tips out there on the internet. Here are some of the essential packing tips that in hindsight would have helped me out enormously. 1. Balance your casual and business wardrobe. On the IBS Summer Europe Seminar, Read More

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Helpful Advice From Someone Who Studied Abroad in Europe

Helpful Advice From Someone Who Studied Abroad in Europe You are thinking about studying abroad or have already chosen the study abroad program that’s right for you. Either way, congratulations! You are in for a trip of a lifetime. I studied abroad in Europe in the summer of 2019 through Read More

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Financial Advice from a Student on a Budget

The minute you hear anyone talking about going abroad, it’s human instinct to immediately see the dollar signs start racking up in your head. How is any college student on a budget supposed to afford something like traveling overseas when we’re out here on campus eating ramen noodles for every Read More

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Different Ways of Life

Thanks to IBS I got to visit a lot of interesting companies in each of the six different countries we traveled to. Although there were plenty of other great company visits, I’m going to discuss in-depth about the BMW plant, Innsbruck Tourism Board, and the Cantina Valpantena Winery. Each of Read More

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Expecting the Unexpected

When in Europe, I began to notice many little differences between American culture and European culture. A lot of the differences are everyday things that we would not think twice about. They can sometimes be annoying, but it is part of respecting and honoring the culture of the city that Read More

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