Part of the Cologne-Rotterdam EMBA curriculum are two international study trips. During these trips (each is one week in length) you will expand your understanding of business in a significantly different socioeconomic and cultural environment.
All around the world...
For your study trip, you have the possibility to choose your destination from a range of nine differents destinations. This selection varies on a yearly basis. Additionally, each destination is linked to a specific topic. Therefore, when making your decision, you can either favor a destination or a topic.
In previous years the study trips have visited Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Italy, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Study trip Peking
Doing Business in China – gehalten an der Tsinghua University
"'Doing Business in China' – The study trip tp Peking focused entirely on entrepreurship and innovation in association with the Chinese economy. Practical lectures at renowned Tsinghua University as well as a variety of company visits offered a unique insight into the cultural, economical and political conditions in China. As I am working for an international company, the extension of my intercultural competencies as well as the exchance on-site represented the greatest added value to my study trip.“
Sara Brings, EMBA 2018
Study trip Shanghai
Doing Business in China
"The Shanghai study trip offered a unique opportunity to get a better understanding of doing business in China. Through the multiple company visits and lectures we had an excellent opportunity to get a flavor of the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of the city. For me, this was an amazing opportunity to experience the modern fast developing city and to get in contact with entrepreneurs."
Sven Natsch, EMBA 2019
Study trip Los Angeles
Marketing and Behavioural Economics
"The UCLA study trip was one of the best EMBA experiences, I was lucky to take part in, so far. Our focus was to learn about behavior sciences and the latest development of this very interesting topic. We had wonderful classes, company visits and guest speakers."
Alexandru Cipitu, EMBA 2019
A typical week consists of lectures, in-class discussions and visits to local enterprises for a deep insight into the local business and social culture.