Bridgewater State University
Minnock Institute for Global Engagement
Bridgewater, MA 02325
(508) 531-6183
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Travel Course: The German Industrial Competitiveness and Innovation Model

Term To Study: Summer 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2020
Program Starts: May 24, 2020
Program Ends: Jun 03, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $2,975
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Contact Phone: 508-531-6183
Contact Name: Study Abroad Office
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What is Included: 3-credit course tuition, airfare, accommodations, in-country
transportation, itinerary activities, and some meals.

All dates are subject to change, +/- 1-3 days
What is not Included: Application fee, most meals, airline baggage fees & spending
Estimated Costs: Program Price: $2,975

Additional Estimated Expenses not included in Program Price:
$25 Application Fee
$100-150 Additional Meals
$50 Airline Baggage Fees, if applicable
$50-$200 Personal Spending Money
Program Description

Prof. Jakari Griffith
Prof. Patricio Torres-Palacio

MGMT 357 undergraduate
MGMT 504 graduate

All dates are subject to change, +/- 1-3 days

Course Description:
This course will explore the German model of industrial innovation and its role as the leading economy in the European Union. Topics to be discussed will include culture, economy, society, history, innovation strategy, Industry 4.0 manufacturing, etc. This course will include in-class sessions, online assignments and lectures at Reutilngen University, in the industrial heartland of Germany.

Visit companies in Stuttgart area (Mercedes, Hugo Boss, etc.); Attend lectures at BSU and Reutilngen University; Tour of ESB's Logistics Learning Factory; Visit German cities (Stuttgart and Berlin).

Quick Facts

Population: 81305856
Capital: Berlin
Per-capita GDP: $ 38400
Size: 357022 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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