Würzburg, Germany

Globalisation as a Managerial and Economic Challenge in Europe

when 18 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 350

Academic Programme:
This module is designed for students interested in international economics and international management. It provides a unique combination of business and economics lectures focusing on opportunities, threats and challenges facing future managers and politicians throughout the world. The lectures in economics will cover European macro, climate, trade and competition policy as well as the isses concerning the Eastern enlargement of the EU. The lectures in business management will deal with international financial reporting and taxation, global supply chains and human resource management in the wake of the demographic transition.

Social Programme:
The lectures are combined with excursions to the international oriented companies and public insititutions which allow for discussions from a more practical perspective. Cultural activities such as wine tasting and a guided vistiting tour of the Würzburg Residenz complement the learning experience in order to provide students with a deep insight into the regional lifestyle.

Course leader

Lectures are prepared and presented by professors of the Faculty of Business Management and Economics of the University of Würzburg and partly by professors of our partner universities which are all experts in their fields.

Target group

The summer school is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in business management and/or economics (please see summer school website).

Course aim

Grading is based on the written exam which takes place at the end of the Summer School. After successful completion, students will be awarded 5 ECTS.

Fee info

EUR 350: EUR 350: Registration fee 350 Euros covering company visits (incl. transfers), the official cutural and social programme, free internet access at the university, coffee, tea, water in breaks between the lectures, ticket for local transportation and health insurance during the period of the Summer School. Accomodation is not included. However, we have booked rooms in the youth hostel for the participants of the Summer School - the cost for 9 nights is around 270€.


We are very delighted that there are some scholarships for a limited number of students available! You are warmly invited to apply for one of the scholarships. A scholarship (around 300€) covers costs for accomodation (9 nights) and health insurance durin