Travel: The Global Immersion Experience

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International Travel

As an extension of the course on global entrepreneurship, PRIME students and faculty visit high-technology companies, academic incubators, venture capitalists, and government officials worldwide.  Through this process, students explore business culture and climate on an international scale.  

The trip typically lasts 10 to 14 days. The choice of destination is made by the program faculty and is announced in the early fall.  In the past students have traveled to the Austria, Slovenia, Estonia, Finland, India, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and South Africa.

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Do students have to pay extra fees for the trip?
Trip expenses include airfare, additional transportation, meals, hotels, and  entry fees to any institution considered part of the itinerary.  These expenses are covered by PRIME for enrolled, tuition-paying PRIME students.

EPCOS plant in Graz, AustriaEPCOS plant in Graz, Austria

What locations have PRIME groups visited?
In the past, PRIME groups have traveled to:

  • Netherlands
  • India
  • Slovenia
  • Austria
  • Estonia
  • Latvia
  • Finland
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • South Africa
  • Ireland
  • Germany

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