studyabroad2017flyerOnce again, the College of Business is sponsoring a European Study Abroad trip for the summer of 2017.  The destinations this time are Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.  The trip will be led by Dr. Anne Macy and Dr. Robert King.  The trips is scheduled to take place in the intersession from May 16-29.  This trip will focus on a comparison of the United States and European Union economic systems.   In addition to the academic aspect, ample time will be spent experiencing the unique cultures of these European countries.  Participants will initially fly to Frankfurt, Germany where they will visit Romerplatz City Square, the European Central Bank Headquarters and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.   From there, they will head to Zurich, Switzerland, and among other things, have a tour of USB Bank.  Upon leaving Switzerland, the group will proceed to Salzburg Austria and have tours of Mozart’s birthplace, Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains, Berchtesgaden, the Eagle’s Nest, and Stiegl- World of Brewing, Salzburg salt mine and take the Sound of Music tour.  During the final stages of the trip, the class will head to Munich for a tour of the BMW Welt and Museum.  Students will earn three hours credit for an advanced economics course – Comparative Economic Systems.

For more information about College of Business study abroad opportunities, please contact Ms. Betty Stocker (stocker@wtamu.edu).