Loyola University Maryland

MBA Prague and Berlin

Current Tour

Course Details and Requirements  

Students must enroll in "GB/FI 769 - Global Finance and Management Issues Affecting the EU and Beyond" in order to be eligible to participate in the travel. The prerequisite for this course is successful completion of GB 703 by Spring 2018. 

PMBA Prague Study Tour

This course satisfies the experiential elective for all students in the PMBA program and satisfies either one of the electives or FI729 -International Finance, which is required in the MSF curriculum. For students in the MBA program concentrating in finance, international business, or management, this course also satisfies an elective requirement, thus enabling the student to take a free elective in the concentration area or in another discipline of the student’s choosing. 

Students are required to attend all pre-trip classes, fulfill course requirements as required by the course syllabus, and attend all site visits.

The class dates (all at our Timonium Graduate Center) are:

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 6:30pm – 9pm
  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 6:30pm – 9pm
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 6:30pm – 9pm
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 6:30pm – 9pm

Travel is from Saturday, June 23, 2018 – Saturday, June 30, 2018. (Formal programming begins June 24th.)

Expenses PMBA students at the Berlin Wall

The cost for the study tour will be approximately $2,500, which includes:

  • Company visits and all required programming
  • Hotels (double occupancy)
  • Bus to Berlin
  • Breakfast each day
  • Farewell dinner
  • Hotel internet
  • Walking tour of Prague
  • Bike Tour of Berlin

This fee does not include:

  • Tuition for the three-credit MBA course (this will be collected with your Spring tuition)
  • Airfare
  • Other Meals
  • Spending money
  • Single room supplement (optional): $365
  • Passport and visa (for non-US citizens)
  • Health and travel insurance (optional)
  • Exchange rate price fluctuation
  • Optional food tour in Berlin: $75
  • Optional jazz boat ride in Prague: $65

Please note:

  • The price is subject to change due to currency fluctuations
  • Equivalent substitutions may be made for company visits, hotels, and travel within country
  • You will receive the airline itinerary for faculty accompanying students on the study tour.  You are welcome to book airfare on the same flight; however, you are also welcome to extend your travel and travel on different flights, use frequent flyer miles, or travel on discount airlines.  The only requirement is that you are in Prague, ready to begin our study tour at noon on Sunday, June 24 and you do not depart from the group until Saturday morning, June 30.

How to Apply

The study tour is limited to approximately 12-15 participants. Individual places will be reserved in the order in which completed applications are received.

To reserve a spot, students must either (1) complete an online application or (2) download and email a completed application form to mba@loyola.edu with a cc: to Karyl Leggio, kbleggio@loyola.edu. Applications can be submitted beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Unfortunately, applications received before 9 a.m. will not be considered. Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received given applicants fulfill the eligibility requirements. All applicants will be notified by Monday, October 16, if your application has been accepted.

Payment Deadlines

Study Tour participation is subject to the following deadlines:

  • If your application is accepted, a deposit of $750 is due by Wednesday, October 25
  • The balance of the $2500 is due in full by Friday, February 2
  • Tuition for the course will be collected with your spring tuition
  • There will be no refunds of deposits and fees

No invoices or reminder notices will be sent.

These dates are subject to change with notice to participants.