International Business Seminars

Europe

8 Major Differences Between U.S. and Italian Business Culture

Italy has a somewhat unique economy split between high-profile international companies like Ferrari and smaller family businesses that center on natural products like fine wine and olive oil. This means that not all Italian company interactions take place in a boardroom. How can you prepare to make an awesome first Read More

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Men’s and Women’s Fashion Guide to Business Attire in France

The benefits of studying abroad in France go way beyond opportunities for tourism. France is an economic powerhouse in Europe. Making business connections when you land in Paris is definitely to your advantage. Ready to take the leap? There’s just one little thing you forgot about: what to wear for Read More

Category Europe, IBS Study Abroad Blog

Travel Advice and Budgeting Tips

Once I had everything set for my seminar, there was one thing that I was still really stressed out about: How much money to bring. When I asked others for budgeting tips, people responded with, “Well, it depends on how much you want to spend.” – which doesn’t really help. Read More

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

From America to Europe Leaving the United States for the first time is both very exciting and very scary. You’ll be excited to jump on the plane and soak in everything Europe has to offer, but you won’t be able to hep thinking about the “what ifs.” Until the moment Read More

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Free Time in Europe

One of the first questions I get asked by students about studying abroad with International Business Seminars is if there is any free time. Of course, there is! On my Summer Europe Seminar, most of the company meetings and scheduled activities happened in the morning. This allowed us to have Read More

Category Europe, IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Six Countries in Three Weeks

A friend and I spent some time researching study abroad programs, only to find that most programs are based in one country at a time. When we both discovered IBS, we immediately stopped the search for other programs and applied to the Summer Europe program together. The main reason I Read More

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Study Abroad | Finding the right program

There are a lot of deciding factors that will help you determine what study abroad program is right for you. When I was looking for a study abroad program, I originally wanted to spend a semester in Italy. After some thinking, I realized I didn’t want to miss out on Read More

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7 Surprising Things I Learned About Europe

While I was abroad, every single day provided an opportunity to experience and gain a deeper understanding of European culture. I am a firm believer in the idea that we learn most about ourselves through experiences. Although every day is a different day, each moment in life can provide an Read More

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Money Advice: What To Do & What Not To Do

Some of you may be wondering what to do as far as bringing money to study abroad in Europe. My advice is to visit your bank and get Euros from them. The rates at your bank are much much lower than getting Euros at an airport or in Europe itself. Once Read More

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