Wuerzburg, Germany

Digital Opportunities in Europe

when 31 July 2017 - 7 August 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 350

Academic Programm:
This module is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in business information systems and international management. It provides a unique combination of business and information technology and focuses on opportunities emerging from an increasingly digitalized and globalized economy in Europe.

The lectures will cover different aspects of digitalization, business information systems and information management. Due to their interactive design, lectures provide theoretical and practical insights into tomorrow’s important topics, including digital business models, business analytics, information management, and blockchain-based technologies.

Social Program:
The lectures are combined with excursions to the international oriented companies and public insititutions which allow for discussions from a more practical perspective. Cultural activities such as wine tasting and a guided vistit tour of the Würzburg Residenz complement the learning experience in order to provide students with a deep insight into the regional life style.

Course leader

Lectures are prepared and presented by professors of the Faculty of Business Management and Economics of the University of Würzburg and partner universities which are all experts in their fields.

Target group

The summer school is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in business information systems and international management (please see summer school website).

Credits info

5 EC
Grading is based on written exams at the end of the Summer School. After successful completion students will be awarded 5 ECTS.

Fee info

EUR 350: Registration fee 350 Euros covering company visits (incl. transfers), the official cutural and social program, free internet access at the university, coffee, tea, water during lectures, ticket for local transportation and health insurance during the period of the Summer School. Accomodation is not included. But we have organized rooms in the youth hostel for your which costs around 240€ for 9 nights.


We are very delighted that there are scholarships for a limited number of students available! Please apply for a travel and subsistence scholarship up to 400 Euro/person. For this purpose, please contact kompass@wifak.uni-wuerzburg.de