VALENCIA: ESIC Business and Marketing School

Valencia, Spain

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Dates

  • Summer 2 Semester - June 29 - August 1, 2014 (dates tentative)

Application Deadline

  • Summer 2 Semester - March 1

Description

Study Abroad Coordinator: Liz McClanahan (e.mcclanahan@neu.edu)

The International Marketing with Spanish Culture and Language program in Valencia, Spain session offers students the ability to enhance their business education while experiencing life in a new and academically stimulating environment. In addition to the curricular component, outdoor activities will be organized, such as a day out doing team building activities and negotiation games to assess leadership skills. The program also includes visits to Spanish companies and cultural visits around Valencia.  Students will visit well-known Spanish and international companies, such as Lladró, Danone or Coca-cola.   Cultural visits around Valencia and some of its best well know attractions are part of the programme at no extra cost. This includes a guided tour of the Cathedral and historical city centre, a visit to the City of Arts and Sciences, the Albufera lake and the Fallas museum.

Courses

Students enroll in two courses and receive 8 NU credits:

  • MKTG4512 International Marketing
  • Spanish Language and Culture

The International Marketing course is taught in English, and it is open for a limited number of Spanish students. This has proved to be a highly enriching experience and a great way for the foreign students to socialize and integrate more easily within the Spanish culture.

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Host University

Founded in 1965 ESIC Business and Marketing School (ESIC) offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business. ESIC has thirteen campuses located throughout Spain including Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid and Seville.

Eligibility Requirements

  • At least 32 NU academic credits with a GPA of 2.75 or above.
  • Must have completed and passed MKTG2201 or 2209 prior to participation

Application Procedure

    • OISP online application

      Please submit the following directly to OISP:

    • ESIC application forms
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page
    • Official Transcript
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Cost

Summer 2 2015: $10,909

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 8 NU credits ($10,634) and International Security and Emergency Support ($275). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Accommodations

Student will live in the residence hall in individual rooms with ensuite facilities. Rooms will be cleaned and fresh towels are provided once a week. Laundry facilities are also available. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included the seven days of the week at specified dining times.The rooms have wireless connection and students can access the school computer labs, from which they can print documents if needed.

The hall of residence is located in the same building where students attend the lessons. The school is located in a nice area, conveniently located to discover the city, as it has excellent public transport services that connect the school with the beach and the city centre.

Destination

The province of Valencia, the largest of the three making up the Valencian community, is situated in the centre of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline while overlooking the spacious Gulf of Valencia; it is skirted at the back by a group of medium-high mountains and rolling plains leading to the lands of Aragon and Castile-La Mancha. It is also opposite the Balearic islands and equidistant from the country's two major decision-taking centres: Madrid and Barcelona, which can both be easily accessed by train (high speed train to the main Spanish cities: Madrid takes barely 1:20 hours, and 2:40 hours to Barcelona)