Management Field School to Europe 2019

Management Field School to Europe (Croatia, Slovenia, Austria & Germany) 2019

Program Overview

Field School Dates: May 1 - May 21, 2019 (tentative)

This 9 credit field school will visit Croatia, Slovenia, Austria and Germany. Participants can expect to take part in industry tours of breweries, the BMW plant near Munich, meeting a representative of a Russian bank, visiting Croatian national parks, a salt mine, a Unesco site, conference attendance that will allow the student to meet researchers from all over the world.

Explore the program details in the  Field School Presentation

Eligibility and How to Apply

Application Procedure

Deadline to Apply: Monday, November 19, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Open to Faculty of Management students

For complete eligibility criteria or to apply, please contact Alex Pevec.

Once accepted to the field school:

  • All accepted applicants will receive an email requesting the non-refundable deposit of $500 to be paid through your Student Record with subsequent payment deadline dates.

  • Before your departure you will be asked by Education Abroad to complete the International Travel Registry and Pre-Departure checklist (including submission of a copy of your passport, flight itinerary, etc).

Itinerary

To be confirmed.

Costs and Funding

Field School Fees and Costs: $2,500 (subject to change)

Field School Fees include:

  • Shared accommodation
  • Most breakfasts
  • Some program related travel 
  • Program activity costs

Other costs to participants, not included in field school fees:

  • Airfare
  • Meals other than most breakfasts
  • Some ground travel 
  • Miscellaneous entry fees 
  • Changes to travel itinerary
  • Passport and visa expenses (if applicable)
  • Vaccinations if required
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Tuition for Mark 397, 398 and 399 (9 credits)

Payments

 TypeAmountDeadline
Non-refundable deposit$500November 26, 2018
Payment 1$1,000January 25, 2019
Payment 2/Final Payment$1,000February 28, 2019
Total cost per participantTo be confirmed
Estimated amount: $2,500
Subject to change
 

All payments must be made via the student record. Credit cards are not accepted.

Passports and Visas

Passports

All participants must have a valid passport good for six months after your return. Apply for a Canadian passport or pick up an application at any Canada Post office.

Visas

Canadian passport holders do not require a visa for short-term travel to Croatia, Austria and Germany.

Austria and Germany are part of the Schengen Region and you may require a Schengen Visa depending upon which country you hold a passport. Please visit Schengen Visa Info.

International students going abroad must make sure their TRV and Study Permits are up-to-date and won't expire while they are abroad.

Students will be responsible for applying for and securing their own visas (where appropriate).

Contact Us

Alex Pevec

Professor, Faculty of Management
Phone: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2357
Email: Alexander.Pevec@viu.ca

Education Abroad

Building 255, Second Floor
Phone: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2494
Email: educationabroad@viu.ca
Web: VIU Education Abroad