Location: Bremen, Germany, Europe

Program Type: Faculty-led Short-term

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:
July 5 - July 30, 2015

Eligibility Requirements:UMSL Study Abroad Eligibility Requirements.This program welcomes undergraduates, graduate students, and life-long learners.

Application Deadline: February 16

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. Tom Eyssell will be teaching International Corporate Finance and Dr. Ekin Pellegrini will be teaching International Management.

Courses offered at Hochschule Bremen and their UMSL equivalents (all courses are 3 credits)

Bremen Course  UMSL Transfer Equivalent
International Corporate Finance INT BUS/FIN 3580: International Corporate Finance
International Management INT BUS 3680: International Management
Legal Terminology - Introduction to German Law Coming soon
Marketing for Services and Hospitality Sector INT BUS 3780: International Marketing

Principles of Financial Management

FINANCE 3500: Financial Management

Operations and Supply Chain Management LOG OM 3320: Introduction to Operations Management
Entrepreneurship and Business Planning INT BUS 4281: Entrepreneurship in the Global Environment
Basics of Business Analytics Coming soon
International Business INT BUS 3000: Elective in International Business
International Economics and Finance INT BUS 3580: International Corporate Finance
Managerial Accounting Coming soon
Introduction to Legal Systems, Environment and Contracts INT BUS 3280: The Law of International Business Transactions
German Language Courses Evaluated per student

International Summer School Website:

Housing: Accommodations will be at the Grand Hostel in Bremen.

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

 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*:

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



*Based on approximate exchange rates. Subject to change.

Program Fee includes •Tuition and Educational Fees •Health insurance •Accomodations •All excursions •In-country transportation

Not Included in the Fees •Roundtrip airfare •Meals and personal expenses (estimate $900 depending on personal habits) •Passport

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 16.

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:

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.