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SIUE Faculty Led: Business and Culture in Germany
Berlin, Germany; Hannover, Germany; Munich, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Restrictions: SIUE applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 11/07/2016 11/18/2016 05/16/2017 05/27/2017
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Hotel Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.25 Program Type: Faculty Led
Area of Study: Business Instructor: Jacks, Tim
Program Description:

Germany Business 2017
SIUE Faculty Led ProgramGermany flag

The annual faculty led program to Germany has been one of the most popular short term study abroad opportunities offered through the School of Business.

The 10 day, 3 city and 3 credit program offers company tours, automobile factory visits, cultural activies and the opportunity to interact with students and faculty at a German university. The group will visit the Hochschule in Hannover (HH) , and be accompanied by HH students as we explore the cities of Berlin and Munich. The program has been designed to enhance international business understanding while immersing students in German culture.


Undergraduate Students GBA 489 Business and Culture in Germany 3 credit hours

The course is taught in seminar format and students will be reviewed based on the value they add to the course. Students will be required to attend 3 to 4 pre-trip class meetings and possibly 1 post-trip meeting. Course Requirements include an oral presentation, personal Journal, papers, and professional, responsible behavior, 24/7.

Hotel accommodations in shared rooms. Roommates will be assigned.


$3,000 approximately
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This cost includes:

  • Air Ticket
  • Lodging
  • Some Meals
  • Ground Transportation
  • Field Excursions
  • CISI Health Insurance

It does not include:

  • Passport/Visa Fees
  • SIUE Tuition costs (3 credit hours)
  • Meals in Germany (Budget $500 to $700)
  • Some local transportation
  • Books and Materials
  • SIUE Study Abroad Fee ($75)
  • >SIUE Technology Fee

Payment Schedule

To be announced. Applicants should be aware that a deposit payment of 50%  of the program fee will be due December 3, 2016.

Hannover Germany city viewFor more information contact:

Dr. Tim Jacks
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Management Information Systems
School of Business
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Deanna Lotter
Office Manager
School of Business
Founders Hall 3307
Tel: (618) 650-5440