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Study Abroad & Intern in London

May 18-July 25, 2020

Program Highlights

  • Study and intern in one of the top financial centers in Europe, and the commercial capital of Great Britain
  • Earn 6 credit hours of MU summer school credit
  • Intern in the fields of marketing, human resources, and finance.
  • Learn about European business culture and practices
  • Enjoy opportunity for cross-cultural experiences.
  • Open to ALL majors.
  • Read more in the detailed London 2020 information document.

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About This Program

The University of Missouri offers two courses (6 credits) in international business.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI COURSE OFFERINGS

  • Management 4185
  • Business Administration 4500/Management 4940

PRE-DEPARTURE CLASSES AT MU

Prior to the start of the program, pre-departure class sessions will be held in Cornell Hall, beginning in April. The purpose of these class meetings will be to provide lectures on the principles of international business, review information regarding the companies that will be visited and orientation to the host country, travel administration, and safety abroad.

This is a non-credit course for which you will be required to register before the first day of the pre-departure class, in order to go on the program. You will not be charged any educational fees for this “course”. When registering – search in “additional criteria” for the Class Number only.

Note: You are required to attend every pre-departure class to prepare for the program, or you will not be allowed to participate in the program. Special circumstances may allow flexibility on this requirement but must be approved by the program director before the class absence. If you are dropped from the program due to non-attendance, you will be subject to the penalties listed under Withdrawal Procedure & Penalties.

PRE-DEPARTURE CLASS SCHEDULE

Tuesdays

  • April 14 to May 5, 2020
  • 6-8 p.m.
  • 42 Cornell Hall
  • You must be 18 or older.
  • You must be in good academic standing and have no current or past disciplinary sanctions.
  • You will need a passport that is valid for at least six months after your scheduled return date.
  • Copy of all program passports due to Study Abroad office by March 31.
  • Must pass a background check
  • Must be selected for an internship
  • You will be asked to sign a liability release form and a medical release form (included in the International Center’s orientation materials).
  • You must meet minimum health insurance requirements set by the university.
  • You must attend all of the Trulaske College of Business’s pre-departure class meetings.
  • You will be expected to fully complete the application and International Center safety and security orientation through MyStudyAbroad.
  • Participants must agree to the terms expressed in the MU student conduct manual and the MU “Conditions of Participation and Program Acceptance” form.

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Students will live in shared apartments with shared bathrooms for the duration of the program. Student apartments include a kitchen, bathroom, television, Wi-Fi, weekly cleaning service, utilities, and linens. CAPA reserves the right to house students with students from other CAPA programs. Accommodations are only available during the program dates. Students will not be able to access accommodations before the program start date or after the program end date.

Date Day Daily Schedule (subject to change)
18 May

Monday

Depart for London
19 May Tuesday Students arrive in apartments
20 May Wednesday Class
21 May Thursday Class
22 May Friday **Free Day
23 May Saturday **Free Day
24 May Sunday **Free Day
25 May Monday Class
26 May Tuesday Class
27 May Wednesday Class
28 May Thursday Class
29 May Friday **Free Day
30 May Saturday Cultural excursion to Bath and Stonehenge
31 May Sunday **Free Day
1 June Monday Class
2 June Tuesday Class
3 June Wednesday Class
4 June Thursday Class
5 June Friday **Free Day
6 June Saturday **Free Day
7 June Sunday **Free Day
8 June Monday Internships will occur June 8-July 25, 2020
    Students will work Monday through Thursday, 20 hours per week; Friday through Sunday will be free days
25 July   Program Ends

How to pay for Study Abroad

Student Financial Aid: This 3-credit hour course qualifies for financial aid. Before going to the Financial Aid Office (11 Jesse Hall), visit the Trulaske Study Abroad office (213 Cornell Hall) for the financial aid worksheet. It is highly recommended all students meet with their Financial Aid advisor to discuss paying for study abroad. Scholarships Trulaske Study Abroad Scholarship deadline: February 15. For additional scholarship opportunities, visit the International Center website for a list of available scholarships.

The following budget may be used for planning purposes.

Student Planning Budget  
Tuition (resident) (six credit hours) $1,794
Tuition (non-resident) (six credit hours) $5,398
Trulaske Business Course Fee $578
Technology Fee $84
Program Fee $9,098
MU International Center Study Abroad Fee $245
Airfare (estimated) $1,200
Estimated cost for Missouri residents $12,999
Estimated cost for non-Missouri residents $16,603

Note: Tuition is estimated as Undergraduate Resident fees and is approximate until the Board of Curators of the University of Missouri sets the new fees in April during the spring semester prior to departure. Non-resident students pay their usual additional non-resident fees. Provided you are taking courses necessary for graduation – this simply shifts tuition costs from one term to another. The costs presented above in the student-planning budget are best estimates within five percent.

  • The program fee quoted above (billed to your student account in May) includes the following:
  • All transportation in country for program planned company and cultural visits.
  • All lodging at the during the program
  • Cultural visit to Stonehenge and Bath
  • Required University of Missouri GeoBlue Insurance coverage for the duration of the program. (Note: In some cases, you may be required to pay out of pocket to receive services. This coverage allows you to submit claims for reimbursement by GeoBlue for any medical expenses incurred out of the U.S. while on the program. )
  • Round trip transportation from the US to London
  • Weekend travel and daily expenses are extra personal expenses by the student, which will depend upon the wants and desires of each student, such as travel destinations, going out with friends, personal items, souvenirs, gifts, etc.
  • MU tuition for the two summer courses (6 hours) billed to your student account in the spring. Resident students pay usual resident fees. Non-resident students will pay the usual non-resident fees
  • Passport, passport renewal or passport application fees
  • MU International Center study abroad administrative fee covers MU support services for student emergencies during the program period.

Student must contact Student Services Coordinator directly by e-mail documenting any withdrawals from the intended study abroad program. Withdrawal date will be determined to be the date shown on the e-mail that is sent to the Student Services Coordinator in 213 Cornell Hall stating intent to withdraw.

Amount Withdrawal After
$100 Deposit After Date of Application - no exception
$600 will be billed March 1
$2,000 will be billed April 1
Total Program Fee billed May 1

***Depending on the date that you withdraw from the program, the study abroad department may or may not be able to get a refund from the vendor. Your refund will be relative to the costs that can be recovered. If you have not been billed the program fee at the time of your withdrawal – you will be billed for any cancellations fees charged to the program.

  • You must have a valid passport with an expiration date more than six months after the program return date.
  • A copy of your passport is due to the Study Abroad office (213 Cornell) by March 31, 2020
  • CAPA and Trulaske Study Abroad will work with the students to obtain a visa
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, check the country’s web page to determine if you need to apply for a tourist visa 

I understand that in some special circumstances I may not receive full academic credit for the study abroad program for which I have applied. These circumstances include, but are not limited to:

  • Cancellation of the program due to circumstances beyond the control of the University of Missouri
  • A decision by the University, in its sole discretion, that cancellation of the program is appropriate based on health, safety, or similar circumstances
  • My inability to participate in or complete the program due to circumstances beyond the control of the University of Missouri
  • My dismissal from the program

I understand that in any of these circumstances, I will be refunded only those costs that can be recovered by the University of Missouri or the University’s partner program. If I have not been billed the program fee at the time of my withdrawal, I understand that I will be billed for any cancellation fees charged to the program.

The itinerary of this program may be modified by the Trulaske College of Business and/or the University of Missouri due to health, safety, or similar concerns. The withdrawal fees listed above will apply to students if this occurs. Transportation change fees and expenses will be the responsibility of the student.

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  • Application Deadline: March 31. 
  • The program will accept up to 25 students.

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