Program open to all business majors. Students with a 3.0 GPA and Senior standing at program start will be given priority.
Academic Program & Requirements (6-12 Credit Hours Typical):
Required Courses taken as part of program all students - 6 credits):
- MNGT 4800: Strategic Management
- MNGT 4610: International Consulting (or) XXXX 3920/4920 - Internship Course
Internship course depending on student’s major:
- SCMN 3920: Supply Chain Internship
- MNGT 4920: Management Internship (prerequisite MNGT 3100)
- MKTG 4920: Marketing Internship (prerequisite MKTG 3310)
- FINC 4920: Finance Internship (prerequisite FINC 3610)
- ISMN 5900: Independent study in BUAL or ISMN (prerequisites BUAL I and II)
Electives Available Include:
- ECON 3200: Money and Banking
- MKTG 4400: International Marketing
- FINC 3700: Financial Markets & Institutions
- SCMN 4970: Project Management
- BUSI 3250: International Business Operations
Note: Students must have completed MNGT 3100, MKTG 3310, and FINC 3610 no later than Spring 2020 to participate. Elective Courses subject to change. See posted course list for course dates and format.
Program Fees are $8,979 and include:
- AU coursework credit hours (6-12 typical)
- Internship Consulting placement
- Housing in Milan for the duration of the program
- Milan transportation pass for duration of the program
- Cultural and professional programs
- Milan walking tour
- Welcome and Farewell Receptions
- International insurance (does not replace major medical)
Estimated Additional Costs are $3,619 and include:
- Airfare to Milan and return
- Most meals
- Passport and visa if needed (visa not required for US citizens)
- Optional tours and entrance fees to some sights
- Auburn Abroad fee ($691 - required for all AU students for AU study abroad programs; billed separately on student's eBill)
- HCoB Professional Fee ($150) if applicable
Housing in Milan is in professionally managed student apartments located in central, safe neighborhoods. Student apartments typically include roommates (student can request roommates) and shared facilities. Apartments typically include laundry facilities, kitchen, and Internet. Meals not included in program fee. Specific housing location and details will be provided prior to departure from U.S.
Milan is the second most populous city in Italy after Rome. The city has long been named a fashion capital of the world and a world's design capital, thanks to several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair, which are currently among the world's biggest in terms of revenue, visitors and growth. Milan is the destination of 8 million overseas visitors every year, attracted by its museums and art galleries that boast some of the most important collections in the world, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci.
Travel will include some of the most famous attractions in Milan:
Potential visits to nearby cities such as: Lake Como, Bergamo, or Franciancota
- Duomo (Milan Cathedral)
- Castello Sforzesco
- Leonardo da Vinci National Musuem of Technology
- Piazza dei Mercanti
- AC Milan San Siro Stadium (home of AC Milan Soccer)
Note: Tours and specific details will be provided prior to departing the U.S. and subject to change.
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 1 year after their internship and meet any additional Italian immigration requirements (passport must be valid through at least July 2021).
Currently, Italy does not have any visa or special requirements for US citizens. We will apprise you if requirements change for US citizens. International students will be responsible for determining and meeting any Italian immigration rules applicable to their specific situation. Contact Auburn Abroad for more information.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact the Faculty Directors with any program specific questions:
Dr. Dan Padgett
Harbert College of Business
Associate Professor of Marketing
Department of Marketing
Tel: (334) 844-2462
Dr. Garry Adams
Harbert College of Business
Associate Professor of Strategic Management
Department of Management