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About Summer Germany

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.

Dates

6/25/2021 - 7/15/2021

Location

Cologne, Heidelberg, Stuttgart, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, and Berlin

Program Cost

$5,985

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Application Deadline

May 15

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June 25, 2021

• Depart USA

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June 26, 2021

• Arrival Cologne, Transfer to Hotel, City Overview

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June 27, 2021

• Program Orientation Session
• Cologne City Tour

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June 28, 2021

• Picanova Wall Design
• Bastei Lübbe Publisher

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June 29, 2021

• Coach to Heidelberg with Frankfurt Airport Tour
• Heidelberg City Tour

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June 30, 2021

• SAP
• Free time to explore Heidelberg

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July 1, 2021

• John Deere Werke
• Coach to Stuttgart
• Stuttgart City Tour

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July 2, 2021

• Bosch / IBM
• Wolff & Muller Construction
• Free time to enjoy Stuttgart

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July 3, 2021

• Coach to Munich with an excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle

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July 4, 2021

• Free day to explore Munich

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July 5, 2021

• Ozel Neokami Gmbh
• BMW WELT

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July 6, 2021

• Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial
• Audi Ingolstadt Plant Tour
• Coach to Nuremberg with Midterm Discussion enroute

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July 7, 2021

• Nuremberg City Walking Tour
• Nuremberg Trials Memorium with Guest Speaker

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July 8, 2021

• Faber-Castell Pencil Factory and Castle Tour
• Nazi Party Documentation Center and Rally Grounds

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July 9, 2021

• Coach to Dresden
• Volkswagen Glass Factory Tour

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July 10, 2021

• Free day to explore Dresden

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July 11, 2021

• Coach to Berlin
• Berlin Tour

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July 12, 2021

• U.S. Commercial Service Commercial Briefing
• PricewaterhouseCoopers

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July 13, 2021

• Adlershof Science and Technology Park
• Museum Island

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July 14, 2021

• Free day to enjoy Berlin
• Wrap Up Session and Farewell Dinner

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July 15, 2021

• Return to USA

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Sample Seminar Itinerary

Destinations

  • Visit 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 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.

 
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Seminar Highlights

 
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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

Predeparture

  • 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