United Kingdom: Business

A GVSU Faculty-led Program

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Tell me about this program

Open to: All majors

London, United Kingdom — This program explores the U.K. culture, history, corporate governance and ethics of the Western European environment. You will experience lectures and field trips illustrating the impact of culture and history on business reporting, corporate governance and ethics. 

The program will be based in London, the financial center of Europe, with visits to U.K. accounting firms, regulatory bodies, historical and cultural sights.

 

Cultural Information

When can I go?

The program will begin in Grand Rapids. Travel to London will tentatively take place from July 19 - August 2, 2015 (2 weeks) 

Where will I live?

Program participants will live in the co-ed student residence halls.

Who is eligible to participate?

Business students who are admitted to the Seidman College of Business /MSA/MST or MBA program or under-graduate business students with a minimum GPA of 2.75. The program is also open to non-business majors with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and Junior standing or to Graduate students with a 3.0 GPA.

GVSU is happy to extend this opportunity to non-GVSU students.

How do I apply?

To apply for this program, log on to www.gvsu.edu/oasis to begin your online application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE (2015 Program): February 1, 2015

Non-GVSU Students: Visit www.gvsu.edu/studyabroad/nongvstudent for detailed information on how to apply.

What credits will I receive?

Graduate students will register for a total of 6 credits:

BUS 680: International Business and Culture in the United Kingdom, 3 Credits

ACC 680: Comparative Corporative Governance, 3 Credits OR

ACC 607: Ethics for Accountants, 3 Credits

 

Undergraduate students will register for a total of 6 credits:

 

BUS 301: International Business and Culture in the United Kingdom, 3 Credits

ACC 333: Corporate Governance and Ethics, 3 Credits

How much does the program cost?

Program Fee: $3,600

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from Grand Rapids
  • Accommodation and most meals
  • Class instruction
  • Several field trips
  • Some meals
Other Expenses
  • GVSU Tuition - 6 credits, Undergraduate ($2,742) OR Graduate ($3,402)
  • Personal expenses ($300)
  • Additional meals ($100)
  • Passport fees ($140)
  • ISIC card - optional ($28)

TOTAL PROJECTED COST (Program Fee + Other Expenses) = (Undergraduate Students) $6,912 OR (Graduate Students) $7,570

Additional Program Cost Information

Cost Comparison for GVSU Cost of Attendance for Spring/Summer 2014, based on 1/2 Time Enrollment (In-State Undergraduate): $6,966

Financial Aid

Contact Nick Bromley in the Financial Aid Office at bromleni@gvsu.edu with questions. Include in the email your G-number and the name of your study abroad program. 

Non-GVSU Students: Non-GVSU students admitted for study abroad are not eligible for Financial Aid from GVSU. Check with your home school’s study abroad and financial aid offices for details on applying for financial aid from your home school toward study abroad program costs. 

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Scholarships/Grants

FACULTY-LED PROGRAM GRANT: up to $1,500. All degree-seeking students who apply to their faculty-led program by the priority deadline are automatically considered for a grant of up to $1,500 from the Padnos International Center. Students must have a current FAFSA on file to be eligible. No application required.

Visit www.gvsu.edu/studyabroad/scholarships for more information on these and other grants/scholarships.

Who can tell me more?

Faculty Director:
Dori Danko
Seidman College of Business - School of Accounting
3140 Seidman College of Business
616-331-7397
dankod@gvsu.edu

All program information including courses, duration of program, dates, and other logistics are subject to change. Programs may be cancelled due to extenuating circumstances.