The global nature of the world economy highlights the importance of business students learning about, and experiencing first hand, the nature of international business. This program will visit three of Europe's most beautiful cities: Munich, Amsterdam, and London. Participants will explore the history and culture of Europe as well as the vibrant nature of these historic European economies. Tours include multiple local and international businesses and/or government institutions. Students will gain cross-cultural experiences that are vital in conducting international business.
London, United Kingdom
Who Can Participate
Students admitted to the Kate Tiedemann College of Business. Students from other colleges at USFSP, as well as students within the USF system, may apply pending Program Director Dr. Daniel Marlin's approval and will need to email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Approval Form: Students must download and complete a form as part of the application process - click to to download.
MAN 4930/GEB 4935 Doing Business in Europe, 3 credits
MAN 4600 International Management, 3 credits (Pre-requisite: MAN 3025 Principles of Management)
Note: Online classes (summer sessions C) and an on campus class meeting prior to departure--date and time TBA.
Credit Type: Direct USFSP credit.
In order to receive full credit for the program courses, students must attend any class meetings listed, complete an online pre- departure orientation in CANVAS, and participate in all group activities on the program itinerary. A link to access the orientation will be sent to students' USF email addresses prior to departure.
Program Charge: $3,750.00
On-site program direction by USFSP faculty Dr. Daniel Marlin
6 credit hours (program courses)
Hotel accommodations (double/triple occupancy)
All program related, in-country transportation including overnight ferry from Amsterdam to London
Emergency medical and evacuation insurance
BMW automobile factory tour
MAN Truck and Bus Company factory tour
Visit to Marienplatz (Munich city center) or Olympic Park
Spaten Lowenbrau Brewery Tour
Admission to the Deutsches Museum, the world's largest museum of science and technology
Admission to Munich Residenz Museum
Trip to Dachau Concentration Camp
Porsche automobile factory tour
Canal tour of Amsterdam
Aalsmeer Flower Market Tour
Admission to Rijksmuseum or Van Gogh Museum
Admission to Amsterdam Museum
Visit to Anne Frank House
Admission to self-guided tour of the Heineken brewery experience
Self-guided tour of Zaanse Schans village windmills
Visit to St. Paul's Cathedral in London
Admissions to the British Museum
Visit to Tower Bridge
Visit to Buckingham Palace
Visit to Churchill War Rooms
Admission to Tower of London
Admission to London Eye
Mini automobile factory tour
Visit to Stonehenge
Visit to Windsor Castle
Guided tour of Fuller's brewery
Group dinner at Augustiner Keller in Munich
Group dinner at English Garden in Munich
Group dinner in Stuttgart TBD
Group dinner in London TBD
Group lunch in Oxford TBD
International airfare to and from Europe (estimate $1500)
Meals not included above
Visa/passport fees--non-US passport holders are responsible for checking the entry requirements of the Germany, The Netherlands, and United Kingdom for their country of citizenship and procuring/purchasing any required visas.
How and When to Pay
Total program charge will be posted as one sum to students' OASIS accounts. Only the amount listed for each individual payment is due on the corresponding due date.
5 days after committing to the program or application deadline, whichever is first.
February 9, 2018
March 9, 2018
April 9, 2018
Payment instructions (only after you have been accepted to the program and commit in the study abroad system):
Once you have been accepted to your program of choice, you will be asked to confirm your participation in the program by hitting the Commit button on your personal application page. Having confirmed your participation, the USFSP Education Abroad Office will place charges on your OASIS account. Students will be asked to make a confirmation payment toward the Study Abroad Program Cost (SAPC). Generally, this payment is $500, although certain programs may have alternate payment requirements as indicated on the specific program website.
Once you have committed to the program, you are financially liable for the Study Abroad Program Cost. Please carefully read your program-specific payment requirements as well as the Financial Terms and Conditions for your relevant program.
To make the payment:
ON-LINE (Please note: Do not use the online payment option if you have outstanding non-program related charges in your OASIS account as any payment will automatically be credited toward your non-program related on-campus charges)
Step 1: Go to USF Single-SignOn
Step 2: Log in using your USF Net ID.
Step 3: Click on OASIS on the top menu.
Step 4: On the Main Menu, go to "Student"
Step 5: On the Student Menu, go to "Tuition & Fees"
Step 6: Click on "Student Bill Payment" PLEASE NOTE: The USF Cashier's Office charges a 2.5% "convenience fee" for using a credit or bank card. If you use an online check you will not be charged the additional fee. They no longer accept VISA.
Step 1: Email the USFSP Education Abroad Office at email@example.com for a payment form. The form must be completed and signed by an authorized member of the Education Abroad Office.
Step 2: Take payment form to the USFSP Cashier's Office (BAY 132). You may pay only pay with check, cash or money order in person. Checks are payable to USF.
Step 3: Please keep a record of your payment for your records.
Post-Commitment Cancellation Policy:
You are liable for $100 plus non-recoverable program costs if you cancel at least 91 days prior to departure.*
You are liable for $300 plus non-recoverable program costs if you cancel 61 to 90 days prior to departure.*
You are liable for up to 100% of the program fee if you cancel 60 days or less prior to departure.*
Students must email firstname.lastname@example.org to notify USFSP Education Abroad of their cancellation.
*Education Abroad will assess on a case-by-case basis the non-recoverable costs of the program for which the student is liable. Non-recoverable costs may exceed to-date funds collected by USFSP Education Abroad at time of student's withdraw from the program.
Financial Aid and Scholarship Funding
Many funding opportunities are available to USF students who are planning to study abroad. Please see our funding page for further details.
Note: The Education Abroad Scholarship application deadline for summer semester is February 16. However, applicants must be accepted and committed to the program as well as have paid the $500 Confirmation Payment in order to be considered for scholarships. This takes processing time. Therefore, we strongly advise applicants submit all parts of the scholarship application by February 1.
Health and Safety
USF provides program participants with sickness/accident and emergency medical evacuation insurance valid for the dates of the program. Those who will travel independently, either in advance of the program or after the program ends, must ensure that they have insurance coverage valid outside the U.S.
USFSP provides program participants with sickness/accident and emergency medical evacuation insurance valid for the dates of the program. Those who will travel independently, either in advance of the program or after the program ends, must ensure that they have insurance coverage valid outside the U.S.
All participants must be in possession of a valid U.S. Passport or a valid passport from their country of residence. Passports must have an expiration date at least 6 months after the student's scheduled return to the U.S. U.S. citizens are not required to have a visa to enter Europe. Non-U.S. citizens should check with their own country's consulate regarding visa requirements for the countries to be visited. International students within the USF System must also submit the Study or Research Abroad Approval eform, listed under "Other Services", in their istart account.
For detailed information on travel documents you may need for your trip please visit our Passport and Visa page.
Students should not book any flights or transportation until notified by Education Abroad later in spring once minimum enrollment for the program is met. Students are responsible for booking their own flights. The program begins in Munich, Germany and ends in London, England. Education Abroad will notify students of the time and place to meet at the beginning of the program. Students are responsible for organizing all transportation to Munich and from London including airport transfers.
3 star hotels (double/triple occupancy) in central location of each city. Hotels to be finalized and are subject to change.