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May 12-23, 2024

Enhance your global business perspective with our program in Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. In Vienna, a thriving hub for business and innovation, you’ll delve into the economic landscape of Central Europe. Gain insights into international trade and explore the impact of global organizations like the United Nations while also exploring Vienna’s rich history and culture including their sweets and breweries! Bratislava, the dynamic capital of Slovakia, offers a unique window into emerging markets and entrepreneurial environments. While deepening your understanding of business opportunities, you’ll also experience the cultural richness of this region through visits to historical landmarks. Budapest, a growing economic center, provides valuable lessons on cross-border commerce, market expansion and innovation in business. As a vibrant cultural hub, Budapest offers opportunities to enjoy its renowned thermal baths, classical music and exquisite cuisine. This program is a practical exploration of global markets and opportunities where business, culture and international relations intersect to shape your global business acumen.
*Spears Business will be following and enforcing COVID vaccination and/or testing requirements based on the regulations of the destination of travel including partners providing the services.

The basics

Instructor: Marlys Mason, Associate Dean, Spears School of Business
Travel Dates: May 12-23, 2024
Application Fee: $50
Program Fee: $2,850 total travel cost + $200 Study Abroad Admin Fee + Airfare
Course Options: 3 credit hours from one of the following: BADM 4093 (I), BADM 5093, BADM 4050, BADM 5200, MKTG 4550 (I)
On Campus Meeting Dates:
Friday, April 5 Orientation (Afternoon)
Wednesday, April 17 (Evening)Thursday, April 25 (Evening)Thursday, May 2 (Evening)

The details

  • Available courses 

    BADM 4093 (I)Study Abroad Business Impacts of Contemporary International Culture

    BADM 5093

    Study Abroad: Applied Business Studies in Austria, Hungary and Slovakia

    BADM 4050

    Business Colloquium in Austria, Hungary and Slovakia

    BADM 5200
    Selected Masters of Business Administration Topics in Austria, Hungary and Slovakia

    MKTG 4550 (I)

    Problems in Marketing in Austria, Hungary and Slovakia

  • Airfare
    • Estimated roundtrip airfare from/to Oklahoma is $1,800

    • It is your responsibility to purchase your own ticket

    • CAGLE could assist in organizing your air travel 

    • All accepted students will receive the faculty and/or staff’s flight information as soon as the faculty’s flight is booked

    • It is suggested that you DO NOT book your flight until you receive this information so you are able to arrive with or around the same time as the faculty and staff for transportation reasons

    • For this program, you should fly into Vienna International Airport (VIE) and out of Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD).


    Earlier arrival or later departure:

    • If you choose to arrive before the program start date or leave after the program end date you will be on your own for transportation to and from the airport as well as for additional accommodation arrangement and costs

    • Installments will be charged to your bursar account as shown in the Payment Schedule

  • Payment schedule
    Description Due Date Amount
    Application fee Upon submission $50
    First Installment March 4, 2024 $1,125
    Second Installment April 1, 2024 $1,125
    Tuition May 13, 2024 $550


  • Included in payment
    • Tuition - 3 credit hours

    • Health and travel insurance

    • Lodging (Shared with single beds)

    • In-country transportation

    • Airports Transfers - If arrival and departure falls within the provided time frame

    • Select group meals 

    • Entry fees to all required group tours and business visits

  • Not included in payment
    • Passport - must be valid for 6 months after your return to the US

    • Visa if required

    • Airfare 

    • Additional meals

    • Personal expenses

    • COVID-19 Testing if required

  • COVID related information
    • The COVID Vaccination is highly encouraged when traveling with CAGLE, and may be required depending on the regulations of the destination of the program.
    • All costs associated with COVID testing, quarantine requirements, or trip cancellations due to lack of having the vaccine or testing positive for COVID will fall on the student. We highly encourage all students traveling with CAGLE to purchase additional insurance that will cover these situations.
    • Please note that with ongoing COVID-related circumstances in multiple countries, The CAGLE reserves the right to amend the program itinerary and details as needed.


*We strongly encourage purchasing Cancel For Any Reason Insurance to cover any cancellation installments and flights you might incur in the event you are unable to travel. See CAGLE staff for further details.

*A $50 NON-REFUNDABLE Application fee will be charged to your bursar once the application has been submitted.

*Installment amounts are charged on the dates listed in the payment schedule and are included in the total price of the trip, however, if you choose to not attend the trip for any reason the installments WILL NOT BE REFUNDED if the dates have passed.

Airfare to and from the program site is not covered in the payment installments; it is the students’ responsibility to purchase their own tickets.


*NOTE: If the installment charge dates above have passed when applying and submitting the application, all charges (Application fee, 1st Installment, 2nd Installment, and Final Installment) will be applied to your bursar and will be NON-REFUNDABLE.*If you withdraw through the CAGLE (101 Business Building or after the installment charge date(s), listed above, these WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

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