Study Abroad Office

Bremen Business Summer Program

 

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Location: Bremen, Germany, Europe

Program Type: Short-term Summer

Special Notes: International Business faculty member will be teaching there

UMSL Term Abroad: Summer. Students can also participate on semester or year exchange at this institution. 

Dates Abroad:
Different session depending on course selection
July 6 - July 31, 2014
August 4- August 16, 2014 

UMSL Eligibility Requirements.

Important Dates: Application Deadline changed to February 21, 2014!

Subjects Available:  All fields of Business

Program: Bremen's Summer School Program is an excellent opportunity to live and study in Germany. It offers students an unique experience by attending courses at the Hochschule Bremen, participating in international students' life, and discovering Bremen and exploring Europe.The program combines high quality studies with a wide range of cultural and leisure activities. And Bremen is a beautiful and vibrant student town in the North of Germany where students feel welcome and comfortable. That's more than one good reason to visit Bremen and enjoy a great summer!

Dr. Richard Navarro will be teaching LOGOM 4398: International Project Management during the first session.
Other courses offered at Hochschule Bremen and their UMSL equivalents (all courses are 3 credits)

Bremen Course  UMSL Transfer Equivalent
International Project Management LOG OM 4398: International Project Management
Entrepreneurship and Business Planning INT BUS 4281: Entrepreneurship in the Global Environment
Macroeconomics in a Globalized World Coming soon
Managerial Accounting ACCTNG 2410: Managerial Accounting

Operations Management

LOG OM 3320: Introduction to Operations Management

Principles of Financial Management FINANCE 3500: Financial Management
Renewable Energy and Sustainability LOG OM 4398: Special Topics
Tourism Economics and Sustainability Coming soon
International Business INT BUS 3000 elective

Housing: Accommodations will be in an international hostel near campus.

Activities and Programs: The Bremen Summer School Program organizes various excursions, welcoming parties, and other activities. 

International Summer School Website: http://www.ifk-bremen.de/en/programme.html

 Scholarships: available through International Studies and Programs for all accepted UMSL full-time degree-seeking students with a 2.75 GPA or above. 

Estimated Cost*:

Housing  $750
Program Fee (inc. tuition and excursions) $1,150
Airfare $1,800
Personal Expense & Meals $900

Total

$4,600

*Based on approximate exchange rates. Subject to change.

Application Process:
Students must submit the following documents to the Study Abroad Office. Forms are available online only.

1. UMSL Study Abroad Application Form
2. Non-refundable*** $500 deposit (due at time of application)
3. Scholarship application and scholarship essay (UMSL students only)
4. Non-UMSL applicants are required to submit a $100 application fee. The application fee is payable by check or money order to 'UMSL'.
5. Non-UMSL students must also submit a letter of recommendation and transcript.

Application and non-refundable deposit are due by February 21, 2014.

Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation:
Faculty-led program participants are required to complete the online study abroad orientation, which covers health and safety topics, culture shock, and much more. Participants may or may not have to attend an in-person orientation; you will be notified by the program coordinator via e-mail regarding the specific requirements for your program. Non-UMSL students residing in the St. Louis area are welcome to attend. Please notify the Study Abroad Office if you will be attending so that we may send you a parking permit and directions, details and location.

Important Information Regarding Fees and Registration:

Fees: 
1. Program fees must be paid by check or money order made out to UMSL and sent or brought to the Study Abroad Office. Credit cards are NOT accepted for program fees. Students receive transfer credit for this program, and thus, are not responsible for UMSL tuition.


** UMSL reserves the right to revise the program fee if there are fluctuations in the exchange rate and departure fees. Participants are responsible for any increase in rates.
***Deposit will be refunded only if you are not selected to participate in the program or the program is cancelled by the university.