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  • Locations: Oxford, United Kingdom; Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/10/2018 ** Rolling Admission 03/07/2019 03/17/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Short Term Faculty Directed Area of Study: Management (MGT)
Minimum Required GPA: 2.0 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Hotel Language Courses Offered: No
Internship or Service Learning: None College Designation: COB
Open to Non-MSU Student: Yes MSU Registrar's Term: Spring
Program Description:
UK France

Overview

Your experience begins in the City of the Dreaming Spires.  Explore on foot ancient venues at the University of Oxford.   Visit the famous Sheldonian Theatre and wander around some of the most prominent landmarks in the UK.  Relax with afternoon tea and dinner before punting on the River Cherwell.  Then, you’ll move from the dreaming spires to the hustle of the capital city, London. Uncover an incredible wealth of ancient and modern entertainment venues in London from The Globe Theatre to Arsenal Stadium.  Experience behind the scenes tours at some of London’s most noteworthy venues and learn the business practices behind of their success.  Visit the London Eye after a cruise on the Thames River. Your European adventure finishes in the City of Lights, Paris, France, where you’ll enjoy such famous sites as the Eiffel Tower, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Louvre Museum and Disney France.  Get ready for tea and scones, croissants and cappuccinos and an unforgettable trip of a lifetime.

Program Fee: $3,700

Program Fee Includes:

  • Airfare
  • Accommodations
  • International Programs Academic Fee
  • In Country Transportation
  • Some Meals
Program Fee Excludes:
  • In-state tuition for the course(s) itself
  • Transportation to/from designated airport
  • Passport/visa fees
  • Ground transportation for personal trips
  • Souvenirs & other personal purchases (e.g. coffee, clothing, etc.)
  • Immunization
Course(s) Offered:
  • MGT 400 (3)
  • IDS 297 (3)
Maximum Credit Hours: 3

Contact:
Phillip Rothschild
Management and Information Technology
Philrothschild@missouristate.edu

Itinerary

Pre-Departure Meeting Dates Pre-Departure Meeting Topic
TBD Informational Meeting
TBD Discuss culture, geography, and venues in the cities we will visit in the U.K. and Paris.
 
Program Itinerary   
March 7 Depart Springfield in late afternoon on Thursday, fly to London Heathrow
March 8 Arrive in London, dinner and punting on the River Cherwell
March 9 Group walking tour of Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre
March 10 Explore Oxford on your own in morning, bus to London in afternoon, London Eye and Thames River Cruise
March 11  Travel from San Jose to St. Louis
March 12 Arsenal Stadium Tour, lunch, free afternoon and evening
March 13 Globe Theatre Tour in morning, tour Theatre District
March 14 Free day in London, optional visits to British Museum, and other landmark
March 15 Morning train to Paris; Tour the Louvre Museum, cruise the Sens River, and view the Eiffel Tower
March 16 Free day in Paris
March 17 Depart from Charles De Gaulle Airport, arrive in Springfield, MO
 
Post-Program Meetings Topic
TBD Debrief and summarize the learnings from this study away trip.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid and scholarships are only available to currently enrolled MSU students. If you are a visiting student from another institution, you will need to work with your home institution Financial Aid Office to identify any available aid.

Scholarships:
The seven colleges at Missouri State University are pleased to announce their respective Study Away Scholarships. A scholarship fund has been established by MSU’s President, International Programs, and the respective college to assist students with their study abroad. Search available college scholarships here!

Other Financial Aid:
Study Away Programs works closely with the Office of Financial Aid to make funding readily available for our study away students.  Before students can schedule an appointment with Financial Aid, you must submit an approved STFD Budget Worksheet to Study Away Programs.

Study Away students may be able to use their institutional aid, grants, or loans for their study abroad.  Students are encouraged to meet with Financial Aid as soon as possible to plan appropriately for their time abroad.  Please request a Study Away Financial Aid Counselor when making an appointment.

Policies

Billing & Procedures

  • Tuition fees are not included in the program fee and will be charged to your University account separately and will be subject to MSU's billing and payment policies.
  • The program fee will be billed within approximately one week of the application deadline.  This fee includes the International Programs Academic Experience Fee. 
  • The program fee is due in full according to the standard program payment deadline (please refer to the "Financial Responsibility, Cancellation, and Withdrawal Policy" signature document). If a student is planning on financial aid to cover some or all program costs, the student must provide documentation to Study Away at least two weeks prior to the program payment deadline.
    • Students who have not paid the MSU portion of the program fee will be withdrawn from the program and dropped from the course.
  • MSU students will be billed through their University accounts.
  • Non-MSU students and program guests must pay through the Study Away storefront.
Cancellation & Refund Policies
  • If a student withdraws from the program, the participant will be liable for 15% of the total program fee, the International Programs Academic Experience Fee, and any non-refundable purchases made on the participant's behalf. 
  • When the program begins, no refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

All withdrawals must be complete the STFD Program Withdrawal Form with the Program Director's signature to Study Away Programs, Plaster Student Union 209.