Germany Study Abroad

       Germany - May 10 – June 6, 2017

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"Business in Germany" is a 26-day program in which students visit world class companies and explore the culture of Germany. The program will travel to the Bavarian capital of Munich, Karlsruhe in the Rhineland plain, Nurember in Bavaria and the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague. Company visits include BMW, Mercedes Benz, Hewlett Packard, Nolte Company and more. Historically significant day trips include Neuschwanstein Castle, Strasbourg France, and Dachau. Students will stay in hotels and hostels, including the Kaiserburg Castle in Nuremberg. The geographic location is ideal for travel throughout Europe before or after the program. A tentative schedule and sample course syllabi may be found on Dr. Tori’s webpage.  Students may earn up to six credit hours.  Three of the courses are open to all majors.

Program Cost:

The complete program cost is $3800 which includes airfare, accommodations, insurance, some meals, and faculty lead excursions. The program cost does not cover the VSU tuition and fees.

Scholarships and Payment Plans are available:

  • ​First 10 students who are accepted and pay the $300.00 deposit (part of total cost) will receive a $350.00 off the cost of the program.
  • Additional Study Abroad Scholarships are available for Langdale College of Business Majors

Courses offered:

ECON 3610 Trade and Culture: An Economics Perspective (3 credits) 1,2

ECON 3600 International Economics (3 credits) 1,3

IB 3600 International Business and Culture (3 credits) 1,2

INTL 3170 German Language and Culture (3 credits) 2

1Honor section available; 2open to all majors; 3Prerequisites: ECON 2105 and ECON 2106


Dr. Cynthia Tori

Professor of Economics

(229) 245 - 2246