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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Geneva, Switzerland; Heidelberg, Germany; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; The Hague, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Short-Term Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: International Business Seminars (IBS) 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Short-Term Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: International Business Seminar Field of Study: Accounting, Advertising, Business, Business Design, Business Information Systems, Classical Studies, Culture, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Merchandising, Finance, Government, Hospitality Management, Human Resources Management, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Law, Management, Marketing, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Politics, Pre-Law, Product Design, Psychology, Public Relations, Tourism
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Kara Pike Inman, Stephanie Leroy
Program Description:
The Executive Experience Abroad

Visit 4 countries in 16 days! Winter One is perfect for undergraduate and graduate students who are looking to gain international business experience while setting themselves apart in the workforce after graduation. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices used in a variety of European cities. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.

Countries visited during Winter One are:
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Paris, France
  • Heidelberg, Germany
  • The Hague & Amsterdam, the Netherlands

International Business Seminars (IBS) programs provide a variety of unique opportunities:
  • Network with business executives by visiting global companies to learn about how business is conducted and the challenges that come from running a multi-national organization.
  • Earn university credit while applying the knowledge you've learned in the classroom to real-life business settings.
  • Gain a competitive advantage for your career by experiencing international policies, political climates, and international business environments while building confidence, cultural understanding, and an ability to adapt to a variety of situations.
  • Experience some of the world's most well-known attractions and destinations.
Winter One Highlights:
  • Visit 4 countries in 16 days
  • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of European Cities
  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and more
  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Grant Thornton, Frankfurt Airport, Champagne Lanson, and more
  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, business, marketing, and more
  • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security