International Business Seminars

 International Business Seminars - Summer Europe Seminar

Summer Europe Seminar

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Dates: May 14 to June 5, 2019
Locations: Munich, Germany; Innsbruck, Austria; Verona, Italy; Lausanne, Switzerland;  Paris, France; and London, United Kingdom. Visit 6 countries in 23 days


The Summer Europe Seminar is perfect for undergraduate and graduate students who are looking to gain international 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.

Seminar Highlights:

  • Destinations:
    • Visit 6 countries in 23 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.
  • Business Experience:
    • 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.
    • Experience an opportunity to network with global executives, like-minded students, and university professors.
  • Accommodations:
    • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security.
    • Enjoy pre-departure advising as well as faculty support to ensure you are prepared before and throughout the seminar.
    • IBS organizes all your travel details to allow you to focus on learning from business leaders, building relationships, and enjoying your free time.

Itinerary:

**Baylor students please see the Baylor European Business Seminar here.

DateTimeScheduleLodging
TUE
May 14
Depart USAAirplane
WED
May 15
Arrive in Munich, transfer to hotel, city orientation
Munich
THUR
May 16
8:00 AM

10:45 AM
Seminar orientation session

Hard Rock Cafe
Munich
FRI
May 17
9:30 AM

2:00 PM
BMW Dingolfing Assembly Plant – Automobile Manufacturing, Factory Tour

Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial
Munich
SAT
May 18
10:00 AMBMW Welt – Tour of BMW Delivery CenterMunich
SUN
May 19
8:00 AM

3:00 PM
Travel from Munich to Innsbruck

Innsbruck Tourism Board – Marketing, Selling a City/Region, Role as an International Marketing Manager
Innsbruck
MON
May 20


7:30 PM
Free day for outdoor activities

Tyrolean lantern hike with dinner
Innsbruck
TUE
May 21
9:30 AM


2:30 PM
Swarovski Crystal – Branding/Marketing, Luxury Goods, Innovative Uses for its Products

Riedel Glassworks – Wine Glass Manufacturing, Tour of Glass Blowing Facility
Innsbruck
WED
May 22
8:00 AM

Free day for outdoor activitiesInnsbruck
THUR
May 23
8:00 AM



3:30 PM
Travel to Verona

Midterm wrap up on the coach while going to Verona

Walking city tour of Verona
Verona
FRI
May 24
9:30 AM




3:00 PM
Redoro di Salvagno Daniele Olive Oil producer – Food Production, International Retailing

Lunch enroute to Redoro

Cantina Valpantena Winery – Food/Wine Production, International Retailing, Winery Tour
Verona
SAT
May 25
8:00 AM
Day trip to VeniceVerona
SUN
May 26
Drive to Lausanne

Cailler Chocolate Plant – Branding, Food Production, Factory Tour
Lausanne
MON
May 27
9:30 AMWorld Trade Organization (WTO) – International Regulatory Body for TradeLausanne
TUE
May 28
8:00 AMTravel from Lausanne to Paris

Short city orientation
Paris
WED
May 29
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Keolis Transportation – Transport Logistics

Professor Graham Brown – Living & Working in the EU
Paris
THUR
May 30
9:00 AM



9:00 PM
City tour of Paris

Afternoon free to enjoy Paris

Cruise on the Siene River
Paris
FRI
May 31
Free day for activities in ParisParis
SAT
June 1
10:00 AM

2:30 PM
Travel from Paris to London by Eurostar

City tour of London
London
SUN
June 2
9:00 AMJohn White – Brexit Concerns

Free time to enjoy the city
London
MON
June 3
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
London Chamber of Commerce at Hamilton House

Lloyd's of London Insurance Market – Insurance, Underwriting, Trading Floor Tour
London
TUE
June 4
8:30 AM

6:00 PM
Morning free to enjoy the city

Wrap up seminar and dinner
London
WED
June 5
Return to USA or begin independent travel Airplane

*Itinerary subject to change 

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