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MGT 385: International Business

May 21 - June 14, 2014
Groningen, the Netherlands

This course is designed to give students a solid basis to face a job assignment related to business in a European country and to develop the ability to navigate cultural diversity, and compare business customs and practices and their influence on business activities across European countries.

This three-week program is a combination of academic sessions; professional site visits to companies in Groningen, Amsterdam, and Bremen, Germany; and various cross-cultural activities. Students will learn about various aspects of doing business in countries of the European Union, such as marketing, management, accounting and legal matters. Program facilitators include Hanze University professors, as well as guest speakers from the private sector.

The main body of the course consists of the 3 main strands in the program, as follows:

  • Marketing, Market Entry, Business
  • Eurozone, Legal, Financial, Political
  • Intercultural Management, European (Business) Cultures, Personal Management, Leadership

Currently, over 50,000 students are registered at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, where they can choose from 175 courses. The Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, is the largest university of applied sciences in the north of the Netherlands. Students from home and abroad can choose from over 70 training courses in almost any field.

Learn more about Hanze University.
Read about the City of Groningen.

Program Cost
Tuition: $2550
Program fee: $950

The program fee includes

  • tuition (three credits)
  • round-trip airfare
  • double-occupancy hotel accommodations
  • some group meals
  • local transportation to site visits and cultural activities and any tickets for cultural activities that are integral to the course

The program fee does not include textbooks, personal expenses, some meals, extra baggage and airline fees for flight deviations, cancellations, change fees, etc.

*MU reserves the right to make any necessary changes including adjustments in cost in the event that unforeseen circumstances arise. Financial aid may apply. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. You are responsible for making all timely payments to Marymount University.

To apply for this study abroad program, you must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 and not be on disciplinary probation.

Admissions for the program are made on a rolling basis, and decisions will be given in a timely manner. However, please be aware that decisions will not be made on a daily basis, so you should expect a delay between when you submit an application and when you receive notification.

Application deadline: February 1, 2014

Learn about the application process.