Study Abroad: Berlin

Berlin
SIGN-UPS ARE OPEN. Slots for the Berlin trip are still available. Please email Dr. Vera at dvera@uh.edu to join the trip (please include your PeopleSoft number). The price is $1,750.

Here is a fun student-made video on YouTube of the 2015 Berlin Study Abroad trip.

 

Berlin Study Abroad Summer II: May 14-20, 2017

“Nobody intends to put up a wall!”

—Walter Ulbricht, Leader of the GDR, June, 1961, two months before the Berlin Wall was built

“All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words, ‘Ich bin ein Berliner!'”

—U.S. President John F. Kennedy, speaking in West Berlin, June 1963

“Berlin combines the culture of New York, the traffic system of Tokyo, the nature of Seattle, and the historical treasures of, well, Berlin.”

—Hiroshi Montomura,U.S. Law professor, 2004

The trip is for graduate students only. This trip is designed to allow students to experience the German culture as well as learn about doing business in Europe. Students may take two courses for up to 6 credit hours. Both courses are on-line courses. The study abroad trip and an orientation session are mandatory course requirements. Students are not allowed to participate in both the Berlin and other study abroad trips in the same summer.

What students have said about previous trips

“Going on the Berlin Study Abroad has been one of the best decisions I have made while studying for my MBA at the University of Houston. The professors were wonderful during our stay and were very helpful. It was great interacting with my fellow classmates during the trip. Being able to be exposed to Berlin's city, culture, education, and businesses was an awesome experience. I without a doubt would recommend the Berlin Study Abroad to current and future students of The Bauer MBA program.”
Adrienne Hall, MBA student.

“This trip has undoubtedly been one of the greatest highlights of my MBA career. It was a highly informative, well planned, and enjoyable experience.”
Rob Marks, MBA student.

“One of the best experiences I have ever had. It was both enjoyable and educational. I highly recommend this program.”
Jimmy Promubol, MBA student.

“This trip was one of the best things I have ever done in my life!”
Michael E. Williams, MBA student.

“The study abroad trip to Berlin, Germany was the most enjoyable trip that I have been on. It was a great experience to be able to gain the first hand knowledge about another culture, businesses and country.”
Melinda Peters, MBA student.

“This was truly one of the best experiences of my lifetime. I learned more than I ever dreamed of and met lifelong friends. I would do it all over again in a heartbeat.”
Jessica Lyons, MBA student.

“Whether you are a World Traveler, or have never left the state, this trip is for you. You will quickly bond with other students in the program, and the interactive education will keep you engaged the entire trip.”
Janna Ball, MBA student.

“The study abroad experience is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You most likely will never have an opportunity to be able to study abroad and learn internationally as you do with this program. To top it off I meet great people that have been in the MBA program all along and yet never have gotten to know. Through the program have a whole new group of friends and business colleagues.”
Allison Meier, MBA student.

“This was an unbelievable experience. It was an excellent mix of company visits, lectures and free time to explore Berlin and Poland. I would highly recommend everyone with the means to participate in a study abroad program to do so at their earliest convenience.”
Randell Rios, MBA student.

“Today's global business community demands a cross-cultural perspective. The Berlin Study Abroad program gave me a taste of this perspective by providing the opportunity to witness first-hand business and cultural experiences that will be required of any MBA graduate. I highly recommend this program to all fellow MBA students. The investment is priceless and will give you lifelong experiences and friendships.”
Scott Cooley, MBA student.

“The Berlin trip is a great experience. There is no better way to conclude your MBA than to take a study abroad trip.”
F. Roomi Hussian, MBA student.

Home
Berlin
Home
Cost
Travel
Hotel
Sign-up
Chile
Home
About Chile
Business Information
Cost
Travel
Hotel
Sign-up
China
Home
Cost
Travel
Hotel
Sign-up
India
Home
Courses Offered
Application Information
Travel
Accommodation
Paris
Home
About
Cost
Travel
Hotel
Sign-up
Prague
Home
Cost
Travel
Hotel
Sign-up

Information About…

 
Courses
 
Tentative itinerary

 

Information About...

 

Information About.....

Courses

Course Details:

Courses to be during Summer Session II timeframe from May 29 – June 4, 2017

  • All coursework outside of the weeklong trip to Paris will be online

 

Information About.....
Courses
Tentative itinerary

Although the itinerary for this trip is still tentative, past trips have included:

 

About

 

Courses

MANA 7353 Global Strategy in China: Regional Issues in Global Management

  • Dr. Barbara Carlin
  • Prerequisite: Graduate Standing

 

MANA 7397 International Environment of Business

  • Professor Daniel Currie
  • Prerequisite: Graduate Standing

 

Tentative Itinerary
  • Company Visits
  • Market Study
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Personal Time on Own