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Global FIRE: Business Strategy in Korea

  • Experience learning outside of the traditional classroom
  • Nationally, 75% of students believe study abroad improved their chances of getting a job
  • Explore the world while still being a Virginia Tech student
  • Expand your world view and gain cultural competency, with a focus n South Korea
  • Gain valuable business experience in the 4th largest economy in Asia
  • We will spend our week in Seoul -the heart of South Korea
  • Visit SMTOWN, the cultural complex of SM Entertainment Company (credited with birth-ing K-Pop)
  • Visit LG, Samsung, and Hyundai
  • Meet business students at Hanyang University
  • Visit cultural sites, including the DMZ
  • Enjoy traditional Korean BBQ

Program fee is $5,100 which includes airfare, lodging and meals. Estimated total costs will be $5,810 for both in-state and out-of-state students.

Cost Summary (estimated)

 

 

Pre-trip Personal Costs:

 In-State

 Out-of-State

VT GEO Application fee

$50

$50

VT GEO Participation fee

$50

$50

Air here if they purchase on own

$0

$0

Books and materials. 

$40

$40

Airfare  

$0

$0

Passport or Passport/Visa

$145

$145

 

$285

$285

 

 

 

Pamplin billing:

$5,100

$5,100

Lodging

Included

Included

Air fare

Included

Included

Required Group Travel

Included

Included

Medical Insurance

Included

Included

 

 

 

VT tuition & fees-estimated based on 2018 rates

$25

$25

 

 

 

Funds required during program:

 

 

Personal Expenses.  

$200

$200

Meals not provided.

$200

$200

 

 

 

Total Estimated Costs

$5,810

$5,810

Note

Virginia Tech reserves the right to make cancellations, date and cost adjustments, and other necessary changes in the program. Prices may change due to global economic conditions.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Your financial aid eligibility can apply to this program. You must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the University Financial Aid Office.

In addition, you must submit the study abroad cost documentation form to the Global Education Office at the International Afffairs building, 526 Prices Fork Road, room 131.  The form can be found on the Global Education Financial Aid page.

Due to prepayment on items such as air and lodging, billing may not be in sync with financial aid payouts. Please be prepared to pay costs in advance, and be reimbursed with any payouts later.

  • Application Deadline: Apply early as we expect this program to fill fast. A $500 non-refundable deposit is required upon acceptance
  • Limited to 20 participants — Act now!

Contact Information

Dave Roberts
VT NVC
Falls Church, VA
540-231-5515
daver@vt.edu

Linda Tanko
1046 Pamplin Hall
540-231-3562
ltanko@vt.edu