Credits: Up to 14 S/N
Program Type: Exchange
Cologne is located on an ancient trade route along and has thus been an international city for centuries. Indeed, 20% of the city’s current populace is non-German born. It’s the European headquarters of Ford Motor Company and the German headquarters for numerous international firms like Sony and Sara Lee. Located in the heart of the European Union, Cologne is also a massive transport hub serving major airlines and students have ready access to all of Europe.
The University of Cologne, in addition to being ranked among top European business educators, is rooted in a wide and rewarding international network. As a member of globally renowned networks and contributes to many innovative models of inter-university cooperation, the university has close ties to the international corporate community. Many of the faculty are leaders in their fields of expertise, and the International Relations Centre is a body for development in international business.
To be eligible for this education abroad program, you must be:
The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Students in the program receive up to 14 S/N credits for their semester at Cologne. These International Business credits will automatically count toward the total number of credits required for the Carlson degree. Students enroll in a total of 28–30 ECTS credits to earn up to 14 S/N Carlson School credits.
A sample of past course topics includes:
These may vary based on student preference and exchange rate. All details subject to change based on economic and international factors.
Current Carlson School Tuition and Fees
|Transportation (to and from program site)||$1,200|
|Documentation (passport, visa,
immunization, additional health
Books and Materials
|Room and/or Board||$4,300|
|Essential Daily Living Expenses||
|Total estimated expenses||
$8,400 plus MBA tuition
Application materials include the online application form, a resume, and essay. Submit a completed application by the February 28th priority deadline prior to the academic year in which you wish to participate. Programs that do not fill following the priority deadline will be reviewed on a rolling-admissions basis.
Admission to all programs is based on review of your application by the study abroad selection committee. Applications will be reviewed following the deadline, and you will be notified of your status by official letter in April. Once selected, you will be asked to pay a $500 deposit in order to confirm your place in the program.
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