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UMass: Europe: Isenberg/HTM Summer Abroad
London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Verona, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Program Costs Summer
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Linda Kinney, lkinney@isenberg.umass.edu
Who Can Apply?:
All
Fields of Study:
Hospitality & Tourism Management
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Program Type:
Faculty-Led, UMass Faculty-led
Summer Program Duration:
3 weeks
Housing:
Hotel
In Classes With:
Mostly UMA Students; all US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
Freshman
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Classification of Credits Available:
Undergraduate Credits
Program Description:

London, Paris, Italy and Beyond

 

2017 PROGRAM DATES: MAY 16 (LONDON)- JUNE 2 (VERONA, ITALY)
1.    London from May 16-19 for 4 days 
2.    Paris from May 22-26 for 5 days at the Citadines Saint Germain des Pres
3.    Verona, Italy from May 30-June 2 for 4 days  


Students have long weekends free to travel throughout Europe. You earn 6-9 HTM upper elective credits and for BBA majors these count as Isenberg School 300-level upper level business electives. The program is open to all students, HTM, Isenberg, non-Isenberg, undergraduate and graduate.

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Costs
The program cost ($4,975) INCLUDES: Tuition and fees for 6 credits (2 courses), tuition and fees if you sign up for the third course option; Accommodation in London for 3 nights (one meal per day is included); Accommodation in Paris for 4 nights; Accommodation in Verona, Italy for 3 nights (1 meal per day is included); most field trips.
 

Field Trips included on the 2017 trip:  Motor coach and tour guide of London, walking tour in London, Orangery Afternoon Tea at Kensington Palace, Motor coach and tour guide of Paris, walking tour in Paris, Le Cordon Bleu tour and food demonstration, Wine Tasting at Musee du Vin, Evening Seine River Cruise, Day Trip to Venice with guide, Verona vineyard and cellar tour, including wine tasting, a visit to a Romanic hamlet, and farewell dinner. Please note that the 2017 field trips will be different and depend upon availability, exchange rates and cost.

The program fee does not include airfare, travel, meals (except those provided), funds to travel during the weekends, or personal expenses.

Classes Offered: 
All students will enroll in Ht-Mtg 391 T Seminar in Tour Operations Management and Ht-Mtg 391B Cultural Tourism, with the option of enrolling in a third course, HT-Mtg 391 C, Critical Issues in Hospitality and Tourism. These courses are HTM upper electives for HTM majors, and they satisfy for BBA majors these count as Isenberg School 300-level upper level business electives.  The specific courses are subject to change.

Application
ROLLING ADMISSION AND ACCEPTANCE, SPACE IS LIMITED, $1,000 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT DUE BEFORE YOUR APPLICATION CAN BE CONSIDERED FOR ACCEPTANCE.



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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 01/06/2017 ** Rolling Admission 05/16/2017 06/02/2017

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.