Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, HR Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, MBA, MIS
Program Sponsorship Indicator:
Hair, Michael, Manning, Norris
SIUE Faculty-led School of Business Program
International Business in Central Europe:
Culture & Business in Hungary
This SIUE short term faculty led program allows students to experience the growth occurring in Hungary's thriving capital city. This EU country is undergoing economic transition that integrates historical background with the modern touches of international influence. Students will be able to personally explore the change through visits to both Hungarian and American businesses, guest speakers, and field trips to the local service sector. Participating students will also experience Hungarian cuisine, culture, and social life; explore the city's districts; and meet and work with students enrolled in ESSCA Budapest, the only French Business School in Hungary granting a degree accredited by the Conference de Grandes Ecoles. Must-see sites include the Central Market Hall (photo below right), Vaci Utca, Heroes' Square and City Park, the Jewish quarter with its Great Synagogue, Castle District, and the amazing bridges of Budapest!
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International Business in Central Europe (Graduate level)
3 credit hours
International Business in Central Europe (Undergraduate)
3 credit hours
Students taking this class will pay the current SIUE tuition rate, approximately $835 for 3 credits. (undergraduate rate) Graduate level tuition is approximately $915. This faculty led program is designed for graduate students and select upper-level undergraduate students in the School of Business. Prerequisite requirements include ECON, FIN, MGMT and MKTG core courses or consent of instructor.
Prices and Payments
The program fee includes:
Air Ticket St. Louis to Budapest
Lodging in shared flats
Welcome and Departure Meals
Field Excursions and Cultural Experiences
Health and Evacuation Insurance
The Program Fee does not include:
SIUE tuition: Students are billed with Spring tuition
Most Meals in Budapest
Books and Materials
SIUE Study Abroad Fee ($75)
SIUE Technology Fee (about $45)
Personal Expenses ($200-300 for gifts, souvenirs etc.)
50% deposit due within one week of notification of acceptance to the program
The remaining balance will be due the first week of February
Dr. Michael Hair
Management and Marketing
Founders Hall 2134 618/650-2586; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Norris Manning
School of Business, Director of Academic Services
Founders Hall Rm 3126
Tel: (618) 650-5450 email@example.com
Depart St. Louis for overnight flight to Budapest
Arrive Budapest, check in a flats. Opening Dinner
Day 3 -7
Lectures, excursions, company visits
Final Exam. Farewell Dinner.
Excursion and/or free time
Return to St. Louis from Budapest
This itinerary is subject to change. Final itinerary information will be provided to participants by the program leader.
PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL DEMANDS OF THE PROGRAM
Participants must be prepared to encounter cultural and social situations that require a high level of mature independence and respond appropriately to such situations. Participants must be able successfully navigate transportation systems (air, train, bus, car) to the travel study destination(s) following all rules and laws pertaining to international travel and destinations. Participants must be able to independently and collectively travel as a coherent group and maintain emotional maturity as warranted by the trip and its variety of educational experiences. Participants must be prepared to independently walk long distances; carry personal luggage and groceries; walk up and down stairs; and navigate entrances and exits to public transportation, buildings, and cultural sites. Participants must be prepared to encounter environments different from the United States which can include cigarette/cigar smoke, automobile exhaust, loud noise, congested streets and crowded public areas and a variety of other environments which may not be known except upon encountering them. If you have any physical or emotional limitations, consider your health and capabilities carefully in consultation with your doctor before undertaking this trip.