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Faculty of Business Management and Economics

Economic and Managerial Challenges for Europe - ONLINE

This module is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in international economics and international management. It provides a unique combination of business management and economics in form of lectures focusing on opportunities, threats and challenges that today's politicians throughout the world are confronted with.

Good students can apply this year for SCHOLARSHIPS covering the full costs of the course.

The economic lectures will cover European macroeconomics, climate, trade and European competition policies as well as migration issues within the EU. The business lectures will deal with international financial reporting and taxation, corporate strategies and innovation, global supply chains and digital business processes, as well as human resource management in the wake of the demographic transition in Europe.

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

The course will be held in live per ZOOM, but the sessions will be uploaded on our digital learning platform, so that the students can easily download each slot afterwards and watch it later, e.g. due to time shifts.

After completing the module successfully, students will have gained a basic understanding of major issues which have to be dealt with in the globalized economy.

An online guided tour of the city of Würzburg will give you an idea where we are and where you are warmly welcome to come and study after the pandemic comes to an end. We will also offer you a virtual company visit in order to give you an insight into German business culture.

There are no prerequistes except for a basic knowledge in the fields of business management and economics. The language of instruction is English, thus language proficiency on an advanced Intermediate level (B2) is a prerequisite for participation. You can assess your language skills here (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in order to get orientation as to your language skills.

 

Four weeks prior to the Summer Module Course students will receive a course reader in electronic form.

 

Application Period:

December 15th, 2020 - March 31st, 2021 - scholarship will be granted
March 31st, 2021 - April 30th, 2021 - REGUALR FEE (280€)

Please follow the instructions listed on the applicaton platform:

https://flip.wiwi.uni-wuerzburg.de/summer-school

Application Documents:

  • application form (will be generated by the system, you just have to complete, sign and send to us per e-mail)
  • transcript of records (regarding your current degree programme)
  • copy of all your school and university certificates, including subjects and grades
  • short CV
  • copy of passport

Please complete the application form carefully and after signing it return it together with the other documents per e-mail to Agata Stopinska summerschool@wiwi.uni-wuerzburg.de

Registration Fee:

Application deadline: April 9th, 2021: SCHOLARSHIP COVERING FULL COSTS
Application deadline: April, 30th, 2021: REGULAR FEE 280 €

The fee covers:

  • lecture material
  • final exam
  • online guided tour of the city of Würzburg
  • certificate of attendance

Upon final and successful registration and on receipt of payment, our office will issue an official letter of admission.

Scholarship:

We are delighted that this year we can offer scholarships covering the full costs of the module, meant to be a special COVID-19 bonus. You are warmly invited to apply imediately for a scholarship. For this purpose, please apply asap via our platform. You will be then provied with the application form for a scholarship, which you are asked to fill in, sign and send to summerschool@wiwi.uni-wuerzburg.de

Contact

Agata Stopinska M.A.

Coordinator and Advisor of Incoming Students
Faculty of Business Management and Economics
Sanderring 2
97070 Würzburg
Building: Neue Universität
Room: 293

Consultation hours: are cancelled until further notice