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  • Locations: Munich, Germany; Salzburg, Austria; Vienna, Austria; Zurich, Switzerland
  • Program Terms: Winter Break
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction: English Academic Level: Undergraduate
minimum GPA: 2.0 Undergrad, 3.0 Graduate Open to: FIU students only
Click here for a definition of this term Program type: FIU study abroad Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Business, Marketing
Summer Sessions: Click here for a definition of this term Level of Physical Activity: 3.Moderate
Program Description:


Program Description  

This program offers current FIU students and recent graduates the unique opportunity to learn experientially about conducting business in a foreign country from an international marketing perspective. Students will examine marketing opportunities and challenges through business visits and cultural immersion.


The program participants will travel from December 9th to December 19th 2018 to Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. The program will visit Zurich, Switzerland; Vienna, Austria; Salzburg, Austria; and Munich, Germany. 

Courses will be taken in Spring 2019.

Access to the courses will be online through Canvas.


Students are required to enroll in one of the mandatory courses listed below:
  • MAR 4933 - Special Topics in Marketing
  • MAR 4907 - Independent Study in Marketing
Students may choose one additional course:
  • MAR 4144 - Export Marketing*
  • MAR 4156 - International Marketing*
  • MAR 4503 - Consumer Behavior*
  • MAR 4804 - Marketing Strategy
  • TRA 4203 - Principles of Logistics*
  • TRA 4012 - Principles of Transportation

* Optional courses can be applied toward the Export-Import and Supply Chain Management Certificate or Retail Marketing and Management Certificate

All coursework is fully online during Spring 2019 term.


$3,389.00 Program Fee - Enrollments by 10/15/2018
$3,489.00 Program Fee - Enrollments after 10/15/2018
$616.71 Instructional Fee* (per course)
$195.00 Study Abroad Fee (includes international health insurance)

*All students (out-of-state and international) pay in-state course fees

Please note that an initial non-refundable registration fee of $500.00 is due when enrolling. Enrollment requests received after October 1st 2018 will have a $1,000 registration fee. The registration fee can be paid with any major credit card. We cannot accept checks or money orders. Additionally, the initial registration fee cannot be added to a student's Panthersoft account. The registration fee will be deducted from the program fee.

The program fee includes round-trip international airfare, hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy), daily breakfast, business visits, cultural activities, all in-country ground transportation (as indicated on the itinerary), and local English speaking guides.

Students will be responsible for any and all personal and/or additional expenses including (but not exclusive to), travel visas, passport fees, currency exchange fees, internet fees, faxes, phone, lodging incidentals (i.e. room service) or extensions, meals not covered in the program, appropriate tips, vaccinations/inoculations, and any other voluntary tours or excursions not covered in the program. Gratuities are not included. Information about gratuities will be provided during one of the on-campus meetings.

Contact Information 

For questions regarding your study abroad application, please contact the Office of Global Initiatives within the College of Business at 305.348.4825 or by e-mail

For any questions regarding academics of this program, please contact the program Faculty Directors:

Professor Elisabeth Beristain
Department of Marketing
Phone: 305.348.2571 or 305.919.5870

Professor Vivian Chen
Department of Marketing & Logistics
Phone: 305.348.2571 or 305.919.5870

Note: FIU is not responsible for delays, changes in itinerary, changes in the content and cost of the program or other matters that are beyond their control.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.