Disciplines

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 do 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. 

This course is part of the tracks

(a) B48: Doing Business in Europe (5 weeks)

(b) B45: Doing Business in Europe (6 weeks)

Download the day-to-day programme (PDF)

Course director

Drs. Peter O. van der Meer

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, obligatory field trips and self study.

Costs

Course fee
€ 1500.00
Housing fee
€ 500.00

Housing through Utrecht Summer School

The travel to Italy by bus is included in the fee.

The housing in Italy is included in the fee

Scholarships

The Utrecht Summer School does not offer scholarships.

More information

Peter O. van der Meer
p.o.vandermeer@uu.nl
+31 (0)30 253 7416

Registration

Application deadline: 01 June 2019