Faculty-led Study Abroad

Faculty-led Study Abroad

Study in Germany

Join UCCS College of Business faculty for a Spring Break study abroad opportunity in Germany! This is a short-term program that features cultural activities, factory visits, and in-country shopping research. Our global immersive experiences are available in either historic Munich (Spring Break 2023) or chic Frankfurt (Spring Break 2024). 

Application link for Spring Break 2024 trip coming soon!

Munich Spring Break 2023

  • Course and Credit Information

    3 credit Germany Study Abroad classes for undergraduate (INTB 4613) and MBA (INTB 6993). Military student friendly. Students can opt to participate in the program not for credit. Priority acceptance will be given to those students seeking credit.

  • Eligibility

    All students must be able to meet 3 times prior to start of the trip. These trips are welcome to undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate students must be second semester Freshman or above to enroll.  

  • Dates and Itinerary

    March 24th: Depart for Munich
    March 25th: Arrival in Munich, Welcome Dinner
    March 26th: Breakfast, Neuschwanstein Castle
    March 27th: Breakfast, Munich walking tour, German Beer industry lecture, Spaten Brewery tour
    March 28th: Breakfast, Dachau Tour, Debrief afternoon
    March 29th: Breakfast, Travel to Frankfurt, Visit Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, European Central Bank Visit
    March 30th: Breakfast, Retailing in Germany lecture, Comparative shopping project, team presentations
    March 31st: Breakfast, Guest lecture, Pinakothek Art Museums, BMW World and BMW Plant tours, farewell dinner
    April 1st: Breakfast, Free day
    April 2nd: Breakfast, Return to the US


  • Cost and Payment Estimate Information

    Estimated Total Program Cost: $2,600

    The estimated total program cost breaks down as follows:

    • $150 International Affairs non-refundable Education Abroad registration fee 
    • $2,497 program fee (non-refundable payment due to WorldStrides)

    **A minimum of $300 per person in financial support will be distributed out evenly to the first 15 registered participants.

    Included in the program fee are the following items:

    • ​​Hotel and ground transportation
    • Meals listed on the itinerary
    • Entrance fees to any sites listed on the itinerary
    • Travel medical insurance

    NOT included in the program cost are: 

    • UCCS tuition (if taken for credit)
    • Additional meals
    • Tipping and personal spending money
    • Round trip flight to Germany (estimated at $1,050)
    • Travel/trip protection insurance

    Participants will pay the program fee of $2,497 directly to WorldStrides online; please see their website for more information (payment link coming soon). This payment will be broken down between a deposit due about 15 days prior to the final payment deadline, and a full remainder payment due by January 1st.

    **Please note that students seeking credit will be billed tuition on their UCCS account at their regular student rate for the term.**

  • Housing, Passports and Immigration


    All housing accommodations are in a 4-star hotel with breakfast provided. The hotel offers internet access, double occupancy rooms, and dining facilities.

    Passports and Immigration 

    All participants need to have a valid passport to participate in this program. The passport needs to be valid at least 6 months after the anticipated return date to the US. Participants holding a U.S. Passport do not need a visa or additional permission for this program. Those who do not hold a U.S. Passport should check with the closest embassy or consulate for the country they hold their passport from for entry requirements.

    Information on how to obtain a U.S. Passport can be found on this website.

  • Health and Safety

    Health and safety are paramount to a successful experience studying abroad. We encourage students to research health and safety considerations of the destination they wish to travel to. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provide up to date and comprehensive information about health and safety abroad. Please visit their websites to find more information.

  • Contact Us

    For questions or more information about this program, please contact Dr. Carol Finnegan at cfinnega@uccs.edu


Upcoming Trips

More information for the upcoming Faculty-Led Spring Break 2024 Trip to Frankfurt, Germany coming soon! Questions about the program can be directed to Dr. James Ma (jma@uccs.edu).