International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Germany

Summer Germany

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Dates: June 25 to July 15, 2021
Locations: Cologne, Heidelberg, Stuttgart, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, and Berlin in 21 days!


The Summer Germany program is packed with incredible opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to expand their international business education outside of the traditional classroom. While traveling abroad, students will learn about German culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices. Most importantly, students will observe how these business practices are different from the United States.

Seminar Highlights:

Destinations:

  • Visit to seven major Germany cities, with day trips to other exciting spots.
  • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of outdoor excursions.
  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions such as Neuschwanstein Castle (the “Disney Castle”), Heidelberg Castle, and the Berlin Wall with Check Point Charlie.

Business Experience:

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as BMW, SAP, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
  • View international business practices in a variety of industries such as finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
  • Experience an opportunity to network with global executives, like-minded students, and university professors.

Accommodations:

  • Stay in 4-star hotels with COVID safety measures.
  • Enjoy predeparture 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:

DateTimeScheduleLodging
FRI
June 25
Depart USAAirplane
SAT
June 26
Arrivals in CologneCologne
SUN
June 27
10:00 AM

1:00 PM

Program Orientation Session

Cologne City Tour
Cologne
MON
June 28
Morning

Afternoon
Picanova Wall Design

Bastei Lübbe Publisher
Cologne
TUE
June 29
Morning

Afternoon
Frankfurt Airport Tour

Heidelberg City Tour
Heidelberg
WED
June 30
MorningSAP

Free time to enjoy Heidelberg
Heidelberg
THU
July 1
Morning

Afternoon
John Deere Werke

Stuttgart City Tour
Stuttgart
FRI
July 2
Morning

Afternoon

Evening
Bosch or IBM - TBD

Wolff & Muller Construction

Free time to enjoy Stuttgart
Stuttgart
SAT
July 3
MorningExcursion to Neuschwanstein CastleMunich
SUN
July 4
Free to enjoy MunichMunich
MON
July 5
9:30 AM

2:30 PM
Ozel Neokami Gmbh.

BMW WELT
Munich
TUE
July 6
Morning

Afternoon
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Audi Ingolstadt Plant Tour

Coach to Nuremberg with Midterm Discussion en-route
Nuremberg
WED
July 7
Morning

Afternoon
Nuremberg City Walking Tour

Nuremberg Trials Memorium with Guest Speaker
Nuremberg
THU
July 8
Morning

Afternoon
Faber-Castell Pencil Factory and Castle Tour

Nazi Party Documentation Center and Rally Grounds
Nuremberg
FRI
July 9
Afternoon Volkswagen Glass Factory Tour
Dresden
SAT
July 10
Free day for activities in DresdenDresden
SUN
July 11
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Coach to Berlin

Berlin Bike Tour
Berlin
MON
July 12
Morning

Afternoon
U.S. Commercial Service Commercial Briefing

PricewaterhouseCoopers
Berlin
TUE
July 13
Morning

Afternoon
Adlershof Science and Technology Park

Museum Island
Berlin
WED
July 14
Morning

Evening
Free day to enjoy Berlin

Wrap Up Session and Farewell Dinner
Berlin
THU
July 15
Return to USA or begin independent travelAirplane

*Itinerary subject to change 

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