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International Business Seminars


Seminar Costs & Scholarship Opportunities

Studying abroad is a direct investment in your future. It requires advance planning, careful management, creativity and perseverance. Your personal, academic and professional rewards will last a lifetime!

What's Included?

  • NIU tuition for 3 or 6 semester hours of credit.
  • Accommodations at first-class or superior tourist-class hotels.
  • Daily Continental breakfast.
  • Surface transportation as described in program.
  • Sightseeing and excursions as outlined in program.
  • Seminar visits to businesses/industries.
  • Luggage tags and 44 pounds of luggage allowance.
  • International Student Identity Card.
  • NIU major medical insurance.

WINTER 2015 ONE SEMINAR

London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Geneva, Switzerland; Heidelberg, Germany; and Amsterdam, The Netherlands
December 27, 2014 to January 11, 2015 (16 days)

  • $6,045 without international airfare
  • $7,160 with airfare from Chicago
    (guaranteed until 11/15/14)

WINTER 2015 TWO SEMINAR

London, United Kingdom and Paris, France


December 27, 2014 to January 5, 2015 (10 days)

  • $4,570 without international airfare
  • $5,735 with airfare from Chicago
    (guaranteed until 11/15/14)

WINTER 2015 MBA SEMINAR

Paris, France and London, United Kingdom


January 2, 2015 to January 11, 2015 (10 days)

  • $4,665 without international airfare
  • $6,030 with airfare from Chicago
    (guaranteed until 11/15/14)

SUMMER 2015 EUROPE SEMINAR

Rome and Florence, Italy; Innsbruck, Austria; Munich, Germany; Reims and Paris, France; and London, United Kingdom
May 19, 2015 to June 9, 2015 (22 days)

  • $7,125.00 without international airfare
  • $8,505.00 with airfare from Chicago
    (guaranteed until 3/15/15)

SUMMER 2015 MBA SEMINAR

Rome and Florence, Italy
May 18, 2015 to May 27, 2015 (10 days)

  • $4,640.00 without international airfare
  • $6,005.00 with airfare from Chicago
    (guaranteed until 3/15/15)

SUMMER 2015 CHINA SEMINAR

Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou, China
July 25, 2015 to August 7, 2015 (14 days)

  • $4,310.00 without international airfare
  • $5,740.00 with airfare from Chicago (guaranteed until 5/15/2015)

Scholarship Opportunities

Provost Office Travel Grant
The application deadline is Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 4:30 pm. If there are any questions about the application process, please contact Kerianne Mahoney at kmahoney1@niu.edu or 753-0700. Click here to apply for grant >

College of Business Dean's Office
The College of Business Dean's office is also proud to offer scholarships for business majors enrolled in study-abroad courses. Depending on the number of students who apply, the College will award scholarships up to $1,000. COB students who are applying for COB scholarships are required to submit an application for the Provost Office Travel Grant. The deadline for COB scholarship is Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:30 pm. Click here for study abroad scholarship form >

IBS Director Scholarships
Each semester there are several $500 scholarships offered by the IBS Director. Click here to complete IBS director scholarship form >

Study Abroad Scholarships
There are many scholarships available for study abroad, and more are announced all the time. Go to www.niu.edu/studyabroad/resources/scholarships.shtml to learn more about possible opportunities.