Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Geneva, Switzerland; London, United Kingdom; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy
- Program Terms: Spring - Short Term
GET 487/687: EuroTech (3 credits)
May 19-June 7, 2018
Visit seven countries and 10 European cities in two weeks. This 18 day seminar in Europe will start in London and go through Bruges, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Lyon, Geneva, Munich, Venice, and end up in Rome. While being immersed in the culture of the most fascinating cities in Europe, learn how some of the largest global corporations use information to address global technology challenges. EuroTech explores organizations in Europe through the lens of Global Enterprise Technology. Focusing on the workplace and culture of major global corporations, this course will provide opportunities to experience first-hand how technology and information provide strategic advantages for several global enterprise corporations as well as many non-commercial organizations. This course provides the opportunity to see those technologies in action at some of the most successful organizations in the world. Students will have free time to explore each city on their own, as well as visit cultural attractions as a group.
Class size is limited to 35 students. Any matriculated undergraduate or graduate student is eligible to apply, including students from other universities. Preference is given to iSchool students. ALL ACCEPTED STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN BOTH THE TRAVEL SEMINAR IN EUROPE AND THE ONLINE SEMESTER COURSE TAUGHT DURING SPRING 2018.
Saturday, May 19 - Depart for London
Sunday, May 20 - London
Monday, May 21 - London
Tuesday, May 22 - London
Wednesday, May 23 – Bruges /Amsterdam
Thursday, May 24 - Amsterdam
Friday, May 25 – Brussels/Paris
Saturday, May 26 - Paris
Sunday, May 27 - Paris
Monday, May 28 – Lyon/Geneva
Tuesday, May 29 - Geneva
Wednesday, May 30 - Munich
Thursday, May 31 - Munich
Friday, June 1 - Munich
Saturday, June 2 - Venice
Sunday, June 3 - Venice
Monday, June 4 – Florence/Rome
Tuesday, June 5 - Rome
Wednesday, June 6 - Rome
Thursday, June 7 – Fly Home
Jeffrey Fouts is the Director of Instructional Technology and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Information Studies. Read more about Jeffery here.
Students register for this three credit class during the spring semester. This means that SU undergraduates pay no additional tuition charge, as long as they have not exceeded the 19-credit limit for the semester. Graduate students do pay the per credit tuition charge for this three credit class. The cost for the travel portion of the course is approximately $4,400, and includes round trip transportation from a New York area airport to Europe, housing with breakfast included, several group meals, transportation between cities, and entrance fees. It also includes all activities and services for which a separate fee is not charged. The final fee will be set once airfare and other expenses have been confirmed. Financial aid is available. Students need to budget for meals and personal expenses.
Application, Selection & Payment Procedures
A completed online application and a $70 non-refundable application fee are due to Syracuse Abroad by October 15, 2017. All applications will be reviewed by an admissions committee made up of the iSchool and a Syracuse Abroad representative. Students will be notified of their acceptance shortly after the due date. Upon acceptance, a $550 non-refundable deposit is required to confirm participation in the program. The full program fee will be posted to accepted students' bursar accounts on December 15, 2017, and billed alongside Spring 2018 semester charges.