Innsbruck

 

Programm:

  Unit 1 Unit2   Afternoon Evening

Monday

Globalisation vs. Regional Development – The case of Europe SMEs, Entrepreneurship & Tourism Lunchtime Visit Swarovski Crystal World Bobsleigh run 
Tuesday Characteristics of Austrian Politics (further insights) European Research Programs and Activities Lunchtime Company Visit Tirol Milch Tobogganing
Wednesday European Management Conceptions Innovative Europaen Marketing Strategies Lunchtime Free research afternoon
Thursday Full day excursion to South Tyrol/Italy (no further visa necessary)
Friday EXAM  Lunchtime   Farewell party & certificates

 

Module list:

Module 1 The European Union The European Union (EU) is a family of 25 democratic European countries, committed to working together for peace and prosperity. This module treats the European Union as an economic, cultural, social and political network of countries.
Module 2 European Political Systems This module deals with the political systems within the European Union. Eastern unification processes and the political implications of the EU enlargenment are part of this module. Also, national differences in the political systems will be dealt with.
Module 3 European Industries - Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology and the Creative Industries This module deals with the Creative Industries, thus combining economy and culture. The Creative Industries are considered the third important "future industry" apart from biotechnology and information technology by the European Union. Inn this module the interplay of creativity, innovation, science and technology will be tackled in a European context. Entrepreneurship is also an important subtheme of this module.
Module 4 European Industries - General Management, Tourism & Service Marketing This module tackles an important industry for all the places included in the program - Tourism. With a focus on Cultural and Heritage Tourism in Vienna and Prague and a focus on Alpine Tourism in Innsbruck, this service industry is examined from different perspectives.
Module 5 City Focus The last module gives each city the opportunity, to present topics that are especially important within the national context and were not covered in the other modules. In every city 1-2 excursions and 1-2 visits to well-known companies and sights will gain an valuable insight into European Industries and Culture.