DESTINATIONS: England (London), France (Paris), Italy (Rome)
This first-of-its-kind program will bring students to Europe for 9 weeks in Spring/Summer 2022 to study business fundamentals in an international context. You will spend 3 weeks in each of three spectacular world capitals: London, Paris, and Rome. In those cities, cohorts of about 30 students each will rotate through 3 classes that fulfill minor or major requirements for graduation from the Marriott School of Business: Accounting 200, Marketing 201, and Global Supply Chain 305/310. You will study these subjects in classroom facilities in each location, with BYU faculty who teach these courses on campus. Classes will visit companies that do business in Europe and worldwide, expanding your learning with global perspective, both for your career and personally.
Business visits (tentative): Amazon, Mini Cooper/BMW, HSBC, Intel, Bank of England, the International Accounting Standards Board (England); Disney, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, GE Healthcare, Danone, Nike (France); Bulgari, Boeing, Amazon, Department of Commerce/US Commercial Service, Google, and Deloitte or other Big Four accounting firms, Pirelli (Italy).
Cultural visits (subject to change—some with the group, others available on your own during free time):
London: Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, British Museum, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, Parliament/Big Ben, St. Paul’s, Tower Bridge, and musical/play, plus day trips to Oxford, Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon, Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, and Bath
Paris: Eiffel Tower, River Seine boat trip, Notre Dame (exterior), Louvre, Sacré-Cœur, Musée d’Orsay, Napoleon’s tomb, Arc de Triomphe, Sainte-Chapelle, Versailles, Paris Temple, plus day trips to Normandy
Rome: Vatican, (Sistine Chapel, St. Paul’s Basilica), Colosseum, Catacombs, Forum/Mamertine Prison, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Borghese Gallery/Park, Spanish Steps, and the Rome Temple, plus day trips to Milan, Florence, Pisa, and Venice