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About Summer MBA

The Summer MBA Europe Seminar is perfect for graduate students pursuing their MBA, or a master’s degree in a business-related field, and working professionals who are looking to advance their career, build international experience, and expand their business education. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices in Germany and Hungary. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.

5/18/2024 - 5/27/2024

Visit 3 countries in 10 days!

Munich, Germany

Vienna, Austria

Program Cost

Budapest, Hungary

Application Deadline
March 15

Sample Seminar

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May 18

Depart USA


May 19

Arrivals in Munich
City Overview and Meet Your Colleagues Event


May 20

Orientation Session
Data Privacy in the EU and the USA
Business Visit: BMW Welt


May 21

Business Visit: BMW or Audi Assembly Plant
Cultural Visit: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial


May 22

Munich to Vienna by Train
Cultural Visit: Vienna Tourist Board
Walking tour of Vienna


May 23

Free time in Vienna
Travel to Budapest & Overview of the City


May 24

Business Visit: Raiffeisen Bank International AG
Business Visit: Cushman and Wakefield


May 25

Budapest Historical Walking Tour
Visit to Open Air Market
Wrap-Up & Discussion at Farewell Dinner


May 26

Morning Historical Walking Tour


May 27

Return to USA

Sample Seminar Itinerary

Seminar Highlights
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Seminar Highlights


  • Visit Munich, Germany and Budapest, Hungary.

  • Experience cultural activities and free time to explore.

  • Participate in a tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp.

Business Experience

  • View first-hand international business practices from global companies such as BMW, Radio Free Europe, Cushman & Wakefield, and more.

  • Learn from global business executives in a variety of industries including, technology, finance, marketing, and more.

  • Meet and network with executives, university professors, and like-minded students/professionals.


  • 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.

What's Inclued
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What's Included

During the program

  • International company seminars

  • Networking opportunities

  • Experienced and dedicated US faculty leaders to provide guidance, insight, and direction

  • 4-star hotel accommodations; shared room with private facilities (single room options may be available at supplemental cost)

  • Sightseeing and unique activities

  • Transportation from location to location

  • Travel and medical/accident insurance

  • Daily breakfast buffet

  • 24-hour emergency support


  • International airfare, arrangements, and airport pickup (optional)

  • Personal advisor to help you with questions, concerns, processes

  • Easy online access to academic reading materials, travel tips, and program itinerary

  • Luggage tags and an allowance for a checked luggage item

After returning home

  • Access to our Alumni & Professional Network

  • Receive an Alumni Scholarship for a future IBS program

  • Gain valuable business experience for your resume and career

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