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Study Abroad in Eastern Europe: Czech Republic (Prague) and Poland (Krakow)

July 11 – July 21, 2016

This unique seminar abroad program combines the opportunity to complete 3-9 academic credits in the spring and/or summer term plus a 10 day trip to two of the most beautiful and interesting capitals of Eastern Europe—Prague, Czech Republic, and Krakow, Poland—with business visits and cultural activities included!

Trip participants will be accompanied by two faculty members from the College of Business.

For more information or to obtain a priority enrollment form, interested students should contact Dr. Melissa Knott in the College of Business at 413-782-1708 or melissa.knott@wne.edu.

What Classes can I take?

MAN 311: International Management—3 cr.

Prerequisite: MAN 101 or HONB 101

Spring semester 2016; online section for travel program; final grade determined following travel

BUS 210: Living and Learning Abroad—1 cr.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

Summer Session I: May 31-July 7; online

BUS 211: Developing Intercultural Competence—2 cr.

Prerequisite: BUS 210

Summer Session II: July 11-August 18; online and during travel

ILP 353: Leadership and Team Skills—3 cr
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing

Summer Session III: May 31-August 18; online and during travel

How much will tuition cost?

Tuition is based on the course enrollment option you select and a minimum of 12 students total; includes hotel accommodations (double room), all entrances and group transportation for scheduled activities, all breakfasts and two dinners. Tuition does not include international airfare.

Option 1 (3 credits): MAN 311 (spring) $2,800

Option 2 (3 credits): ILP 353 (summer) $3,000

Option 3 (3 credits): BUS 210/211 (summer) $3,000*

Option 4 (6 credits): BUS 210/211 (summer) and ILP 353 (summer) $3,400**

*Satisfies Global Scholars BUS 210 requirement for College of Business students

**Satisfies Global Scholars BUS 210 and study abroad requirements for College of Business students

What will I do in Prague and Krakow?

While abroad, students will have opportunities to:

  • Visit local businesses in Prague and Krakow for facility tours and management presentations
  • Explore Prague Castle, the Old City, and other local places of interest—then climb to the top of the Astronomical Clock for a panoramic view of Prague
  • Shop at the Rynek Glówny in Krakow, the biggest medieval market square in Europe
  • Taste traditional Czech and Polish foods and beverages at their source

How can I participate?

Students must be in good academic standing to participate in study abroad opportunities. Students participating in year-long or semester-long study abroad programs must satisfy the specific grade point average required by the foreign university they will be attending.

Dr. Josie Brown-Rose, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Assistant Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1279

Email: jbrownro@wne.edu

Dr. Saeed Ghahramani, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1218

Email: sghahram@wne.edu

Got Your Passport? Don’t forget to apply now for your passport to be ready to take advantage of these unique educational/travel opportunities.