Business & the European Union

Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Berlin, Germany
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Program Overview

Program Overview

  • Program Name

    Business & the European Union

  • Location

    Berlin

  • Host University

    Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

    A young university, founded only in 2009, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR) specializes in Business, Economics, and Law courses. HWR is both AMBA and AACSB accredited. The university is located about 20 minutes outside of Berlin’s city center with two main campuses. One campus is in Berlin’s Schöneberg district and the other is in Berlin’s Lichtenberg district. You will be taking the majority of your courses on HWR’s Schöneberg campus. You will have the opportunity to take a wide range of Business courses taught in English with other international students.

  • Term

    Summer 5 2020

  • Program Dates

    Mid Jun, 2020 - Mid Jul, 2020

  • Program Length

    Summer

  • Application Deadline

    Mar 05, 2020

  • Credit

    100 Contact Hours

  • Eligibility

    2.50 Minimum GPA*

  • Cost

    TBA

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Program Description

The Business and the European Union program at Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR) offers courses in the Business, Management, and Economics fields. Courses are taught in English by local and visiting faculty at HWR with other international students.

*Eligibility

MINIMUM GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

You must have at least junior standing (third year) at your home university at the time of participation with a background in Business and Economics.

What's Included

Comprehensive Advising and Support

24-Hour Emergency

Comprehensive Health, Safety, and Security Support

Airport Reception

Visa Support

Tuition at the Host University

Housing

Meals and Laundry Service

Bridging Cultures Program

Full-Time Resident Staff

On-Site Offices

Internet Access

ISA Discovery Model

Excursions

Cultural Activities

Insurance

Official Transcript from the Host University

Professional Development Toolbox

Scholarship Opportunities

Academics

Credits

Contact Hours

100

ECTS Credits

9

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

6

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

9

Academic Information

Course Availability

  • Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change. 

Course Selection

  • You may select 1 course from the 2 courses below.
  • Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or prerequisites.   
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Germany Site Specialist.
  • You should get your alternate courses pre-approved by your academic advisor. 

Course Credit

  • Courses are worth 9 ECTS credits/100 contact hours each.
  • ISA makes U.S. credit recommendations based off of the course contact hours, however, transfer credits earned will be decided entirely by your home university. It is important to be in touch with your university about course approvals and transfer credit pre-departure. 
  • According to ISA policy, you must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by your home university. 

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR) course structure system. According to HWR's administration, all courses are designed for advanced Business students, therefore, all courses can be recognized as upper division level undergraduate courses. These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin will reflect ECTS Credits and Contact Hours. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.

Courses

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Summer School
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100 Contact Hours
9 ECTS Credits
Course Disclaimer
  • Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Support & Funding

U.S. Team

Alyssa Segura

Program Manager, Germany

BERLIN TEAM

Hedvika Tichá

Resident Director, Germany

Funding Your ISA Program

As an ISA participant, you have the opportunity to apply for scholarships and grants that can be applied directly to assist with your study abroad programs. ISA offers over $1,000,000 in scholarships and grants each year. To see what opportunities are available, please visit the Scholarships and Grants page. 

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Housing

Living in ISA housing will give you the opportunity to experience aspects of the German lifestyle that are inaccessible to the average visitor in Berlin. Uncovering the uniqueness of your Bezirke (district) and the surrounding areas will help you to feel right at home. No matter which type of housing you choose, you will commute to class as most Berliners do, via U-Bahn and S-Bahn. With an open and adaptable mind, the experience of living in another culture can be highly rewarding.

We strive to match your housing preferences with our available accommodations; however, housing preference requests cannot be guaranteed.

Apart'Hotel/Hostel

This housing option is only available for ISA Berlin J-Term and Summer students studying at Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin. Students stay in a trendy area of the city near numerous shops, theatres, and restaurants, and the HWR campus is only 20 minutes away by public transportation. The accommodations are either aparthotel or hostel style and include a shared double bedroom. Bed linens and towels are included upon arrival.

Independent Housing

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.

Excursions

THERE’S MORE TO DISCOVER WITH ISA

Dresden

Dresden is the capital city of the federal state of Saxony, located near the Czech border on the River Elbe. This beautiful town is a cultural center known worldwide for its historic landmarks in the Baroque and Rococo Old Town. Dresden suffered immense damages during the Allied bombing in February 1945. However, thanks to the survivors' determination to move on and return the town its former glory, Dresden can enjoy its famous attribute of being the 'Florence of the Elbe' once again.

Leipzig

Due to its location in Eastern Germany, Leipzig has been a trade city since the time of the Holy Roman Empire. The city was once a major European center of learning and culture, and its varied Renaissance and Baroque architecture creates a beautiful style combination.Today, the city is considered to be one of the "most livable" in Germany. Enjoy learning the old and fascinating history while enjoying the local cafes, multitude of art, and deep music scene.