About Winter MBA Europe

The Winter 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 France and the United Kingdom. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.


12/26/2022 - 1/4/2023

Visit London and Paris in 10 days!

London, United Kingdom

Paris, France

Program Cost

Application Deadline

November 15


Jan 1

• Depart USA


Jan 2

• Arrive in Paris
• City Overview & Meet Your Colleagues


Jan 3

• Talk on Marketing of French Luxury goods (At the Paris Chamber of Commerce)
• Group Orientation at the PCC
• City Tour of Paris


Jan 4

• Talk on Data Privacy Issues in the Eu (At the Hotel)
• Business Visit: WICE
• Optional Seine River Cruise/ viewing of the Eiffel Tower


Jan 5

• Business Visit: World Bank
• Free afternoon to enjoy Paris


Jan 6

• Travel to London via Eurostar train
• Business Visit: Royal London Asset Management


Jan 7

• Business Visit: Lloyd’s of London Insurance
• Business Visit: VERB
• Business Visit: Hermitage Capital Management


Jan 8

• Free Day to enjoy London
• Wrap-up Discussin Session and Farewell Dinner at Brown's Covent Garden


Jan 9

• Return to USA


Sample Seminar Itinerary

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Seminar Highlights



  • Visit Paris, France and London, United Kingdom.

  • Experience cultural activities and free time to explore.​

  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and more.

Business Experience

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Lloyds of London, the World Trade Organization, and more.

  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including finance, business, marketing, and more.

  • Experience an opportunity to network with global executives, like-minded students, and university professors.


  • 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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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