Berlin, Germany

European Business and Economics Programme (EBEP)

when 29 June 2014 - 26 July 2014
duration 4 weeks
credits 9 EC
fee EUR 1650

The program is run by the Berlin School of Economics and Law, a university of applied sciences, specialized in training future managers in the public and private management sector. "European Business and Economics Programme" is a mix of business, economics and politics. The academic content is taught in four modules which are specifically focused on the European Union in terms of
- Values and Politics of the EU
- Cross Cultural Management
- Economics of the EU
- Marketing for the Automotive Industry

Students are being offered a multidisciplinary approach to the headline topic including visits to institutions and to an automobile company as well as German language & culture classes at beginners level.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Michael Tolksdorf
Prof. Dr. Trevor Evans
Karsten Schulz

Target group

Advanced undergraduate business and economics majors/minors (after two years of study) or graduates with good standing.
Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL ibt 90 or equivalent) is required.

Course aim

Students will develop a multifaceted view about the European Union as a large area of integration and an outstanding world trading partner. They can analyze values and cultures of EU member countries in their stance upon the establishment of supranational organizations, institutions, and policies. Students know how to interpret the roles of member countries’ people as consumers, workers, and voters. In relation to the EU they are aware of the mutual interdependencies of prevailing values, individual interests, business opportunities and threads, macroeconomic constraints, and global business challenges. Students are encouraged to reflect upon the conditions of their home countries and to compare with the EU.

Fee info

EUR 1650: Tuition and application fees, accommodation with breakfast, health, accident and liability insurance, excursions, German language & culture course, and most parts of the culture and leisure time program.