Have you always wanted to go abroad, yet could never find the time in your course scheduling? There is now a great opportunity for those looking to gain an international experience but are short on time.
The School of Business is offering a two week European Business Field School to Switzerland and France. This is a great opportunity for UFV students looking to gain a memorable international experience in a condensed, time-saving format. It will take place May 2020 and you could be one of twenty students who get to participate!
For more information, attend one of our two Fall Semester Information Sessions:
RESERVE YOUR SPOT EARLY BEFORE ALL THE SPOTS ARE FILLED!!
Why you should go
There are many benefits you will receive from attending the European Business Field School. Here are just a few of them:
What to expect
** Please note that this is subject to changes **
Logistics and cost
Cost: Check back in September 2019. See FAQ section for further details. Note that additional tuition fees will apply for international students.
Payment Due Dates (Early Bird Reservations):
Payment Due Dates (Regular Process):
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I apply?
A: See the “Apply Today” section where the steps to apply by January 31st, 2020 are outlined.
Q: Who is eligible to go?
A: All active students at UFV in any discipline who have earned a minimum of 30 credits.
Q: What is covered in the Field School fee?
A: Accommodations, all scheduled tours, travel between cities and countries, and potentially a few meals.
Q: What are some expenses that are NOT covered?
A: Travel to and from Europe, travel insurance, student semester fees, and most food costs.
Q: Will I have free time to sightsee during the Field School?
A: There will be a few travel days included in the Field School while travelling in Switzerland and France. In addition, most days will include some free time to take in the local sites. If you are interested in exploring other locations, we encourage you to take the opportunity to travel prior to the start date of the Field School or after it is over.
Q: Do I need a visa?
A: If you are a Canadian citizen, you will not need a visa. However, if your citizenship is with another country, it is recommended you confirm visa requirements prior to applying.
Q: If I do need a visa, will UFV aid me in this process?
A: No. Visas are the responsibility of the student.
Q: Any further questions?
A: Email Karmin Gray
How to apply
Friday November 15, 2019
Friday January 31st, 2020
Step 1: Fill out the fillable form by clicking on the “APPLY TODAY” button below.
Step 2: Watch your email as a member of the School of Business will be in contact with you by either Friday November 22, 2019 (Early Bird Applicants) or Friday February 7th, 2020 confirming if you have been short listed.
Step 3: If you have been short listed you will be scheduled for a short informal interview with the faculty member leading the tour. Interviews will be conducted during the week after you recieve a shortlisted applicant email.
Step 4: Letters of acceptance will be sent out by either Monday December 02, 2019 (Early Bird Applicants) or Monday Febrary 17, 2020.