This program provides students with an opportunity to travel and study in Europe and gain international business skills and exposure. Students will spend 4 weeks in Maastricht, the Netherlands and earn 6 credit hours toward their business degree. Classes will focus on business and intercultural skills and the program will include site visits to European firms and the European Union in Brussels.


  • Location: Maastricht, the Netherlands
  • Dates: May 10 to June 7, 2014
  • Spend 4 weeks in Europe
  • 4-day classes per week
  • Extended weekends for travel
  • Study and live at the University of Maastricht
  • Travel with Xavier faculty and students
  • Gain international business skills


  • Earn 6 hours (ECON 300 & BUAD 395)
  • Fulfill INBU or business elective
  • Courses taught in English
  • Grades transfer to Xavier
  • Pre-requisites are ECON 200 and/or 201
  • Course requirements-2 pre-trip sessions, classes at University of Maastricht and business excursions and cultural activities


  • Cost: $4,850 includes 6 hours of tuition, housing (based on double occupancy), airport transfers, excursions and site visits, textbooks, fees and insurance
  • Not included - airfare, meals and personal travel
  • Scholarships and financial aid opportunities are available

Contact WCB Undergraduate Office for more information and applications.