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Travel Study Spain

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The SIUE School of Business Travel Study to Spain will take place December 28, 2017 - January 6, 2018, and will focus on experiencing the culture in which business transactions occur. There will be no formal company visits during the travel period due to the holidays. In Barcelona, we will visit architectural sites by the artist Gaudi and other cultural landmarks. Our time in Madrid will include visits to historical sites and cities in the surrounding area.

Participating students will be enrolled in GBA 489 or MBA 595 for three credit hours.

Locations & Travel Dates:

The Spain Travel Study will take place December 28, 2017 - January 6, 2018. Students will visit Barcelona and Madrid, Spain.

Applications are due by September 8th, 2017 by 4:30pm.

Application Instructions:

1. Click on the following link to apply: Study Abroad Spain Travel Study

2. Sign in with your e-id and password

3. Search for SIUE Faculty-led: Business and Culture in Spain

4. Follow the instructions and complete the checklist of each application piece associated with your program

5. Submit your online application as soon as possible, but no later than 4:30 pm on September 8th. Please also make sure the faculty member has submitted your recommendation by that time.

Travel Study Costs:

The cost will be $3,250 for students participating in the Spain Travel Study.

Included:  Airfare, Transportation to destinations in Spain, Lodging, 2-3 group dinners

Not included:  Meals, SIUE Tuition & Fees, Local Transportation (Metro, streetcar, bus, taxi), and Incidental expenses

1st Payment will be due September 18th ($1,625)
2nd Payment will be due October 20th ($1,625)

Credit & Course Requirements:

Students will be enrolled in GBA 489 or MBA 595 for three 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 mandatory pre-trip class meetings and possibly 1 post-trip meeting.

Course Requirements

- Presentation
- Personal Journal
- Written Paper
- Professional, responsible behavior, 24/7


To participate in the Spain Travel Study, students must meet the following requirements:

- Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students in good standing at SIUE
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Priority will be given to School of Business students

Travel Leaders:

Dr. Janice Joplin

Mr. Norris Manning

Useful Information:

For additional information, contact the School of Business International Program:

Deanna Lotter
School of Business International Program
FH 3301; Campus Box 1051
SIUE - Edwardsville, IL 62026-1051
phone 618-650-5440

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