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 Bilbao: International Marketing

          Conducted in English

This course teaches students how to collect information and analyze the marketing process and strategies that companies use when marketing their products in different countries. In addition, students will learn how to determine potential threats and opportunities in a global environment that both local and global companies should be aware of. Upon completing this course, students should be able to: - Understand the impact of environmental factors such as culture, legal systems etc. on international marketing; - Understand international trade theories and terminology; - Understand the structure of the global marketplace (e.g. emerging vs. developed economies); - Analyze unique and common aspects of different countries; - Identify, interpret and evaluate data sources of international marketing information; - Discuss ethical dilemmas faced by global companies; - Write a feasibility study and marketing for entry in another country.

Located in the picturesque Basque country of northern Spain, 45 minutes from the famous beaches of San Sebastian and an hour away from France, Bilbao is an ideal site for students who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of international business. The poster city for successful urban renovation, Bilbao has transformed itself dramatically over the last decade into a cutting-edge, cosmopolitan banking and service center, with world-class museums and art galleries, gleaming subways, futuristic music halls, and a modern airport. Situated in the foothills of a beautiful green mountain range facing the ocean, where it is possible to hike in the morning and go swimming in the afternoon, Bilbao is a wonderful place to live and study. 

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Location: Bilbao, Spain

Dates: Session I:May 28–June 26, 2011  or Session II: June 21 - July 16, 2011

(Program dates are NY departure and return dates.)

Course offered: 3 credits

Program Costs

Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $2680

CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $615 


 Tours, excursions, international insurance, welcome and farewell dinner: $2065

Total cost with airfare: $3580

Airfare: $900 (estimate)

Additional costs

Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $15 to $20 per day 
(approximately $420 to $560)

Housing Deposit 250 Euros


Application Deadline April 4, 2011

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.


Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5521
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad

 

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