International Business program offers study abroad trip to Prague

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock International Business Program is offering a study abroad trip to Prague, Czech Republic, that will highlight the country’s culture, business, and entrepreneurship during spring break 2019.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock International Business Program is offering a study abroad trip to Prague, Czech Republic, that will highlight the country’s culture, business, and entrepreneurship during spring break 2019. 

Dr. David Gilliam, associate professor of marketing, will lead the trip from March 15-25. The trip will include a walking tour of Prague’s cultural and historical sites, a visit to the town of Pilsen and its brewery, and a tour of Karlštejn Castle, founded in 1348 by Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. They will also visit Vaclav Havel’s library, Skoda Auto factory, and the Prague Chamber of Commerce. The lecturers and visits will also examine how Czech firms navigate the European Union and Euro Zone.

The trip will cost an estimated $3,800, which will include the airfare, hotel, tour fees, breakfasts and dinners, site visits and lectures, and local insurance. A $200 non-refundable application fee is due by Nov. 16.

The trip is a required component of the field study in the International Business class, IBUS 4316/5316, at UA Little Rock. MBA students may participate in the trip by registering for IBUS 5316, which will count as an elective toward the MBA program.

The study abroad trip is open to students who are not College of Business majors. Interested students may contact Gilliam at dagilliam@ualr.edu or 501-569-8861 and visit the website for more information.

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