Europe as a Business Network, Ecosystem and Industry

Organizing institution
Utrecht University - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Course code
B46
Course fee (excl. housing)
€ 1500.00
Level
Advanced Bachelor
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This course will focus on Europe as a business place. In the first week we will look at the European Union as a business network and ecosystem using case studies and a two-day simulation. In the second week students will work on trends and business in the fashion and design industry. This part of the course is situated in Italy and students are immersed in the Italian culture and economy to work on a case study. In the third week students are back in Utrecht, where they will finalize their understanding of the trends and issues regarding international business. 

This three-week course will focus more on Europe as a place to do business. In the first week we will look at the European Union as a business network and ecosystem. Next to lectures, students will work on several case studies and also take partin in a two-day simulation. In this simulation students act as representatives of the European Parliament and they need to work on the economic future of Europe.

In the second week students will work on trends and business in the fashion and design industry. This part of the course is situated in Italy and students are immersed in the Italian culture and economy to work on a case study.

The third week students are back in Utrecht, the Netherlands were they will finalize their understanding of the trends and issues regarding international business. 

Do you wish to expand your knowledge on Business in Europe? This course is also offered as a part of the track 'Doing Bussiness in Europe'.

Course director

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Target audience

Students in the final phase of their bachelor/undergraduate studies.

Study load

This very intensive course requires a study load of more than 40 hours a week, divided in lectures, group work sessions, field trips and self study.

Costs

Fee:
€ 1500.00
Included:
Course + course materials
Housing fee:
€ 500.00

The bus transport to Italy, as well as the transport and accomodation in Italy, are included in the course fee.

Due to the arrangements that need to be made for your stay in Italy, housing for this course is mandatory.

Housing through: Utrecht Summer School.

Scholarships

Utrecht Summer School does not offer scholarships for this course.

More information

Utrecht Summer School | E: info@utrechtsummerschool.nl | T: +31 (0)30 253 4400

Recommended combinations
European Cultures and Identities
European Politics and Economy
Global Management Game: Strategic Marketing, Management and Finance

Registration

Application deadline: 01 June 2020