Italy & Switzerland Technology Management Field Trip

Travel to Italy and Switzerland for 2 weeks with Management Information Systems Professor Dwayne Whitten and earn 3 credit hours of course work!

Watch the video HERE to learn more about the program.


Upcoming Informational

Tuesday, October 26 at 8PM via Zoom: Join HERE

Program Dates

May 17 – 26, 2022

Application Deadline

November 1, 2021


  • Open to all majors
  • Sophomore (U2), Junior (U3), or Senior (U4) classification
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Attend spring 2022 course (date/time TBD)


Status TBD

Program Course

ISTM/IBUS 440: International Technology Management (spring 2022)

Estimated Cost

$5,210 (see breakdown of expenses below)

Administrative fees for EA and CIBS (billed to Howdy) $500
Program fee* (billed to Howdy) $3,000
Round-trip airfare (billed to Howdy) $1,300
A&M tuition (3 credit hours) Part of spring tuition
Meals (not included) $300
Passport $110
Personal expenses Varies

*Program fee includes accommodation, in-country travel, some meals, corporate and cultural visits and CIBS subsidy.


November 1, 2021

Program application deadline. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students will be notified of program acceptance through their A&M email address.

Confirm Participation

Once acceptance email has been received, the selected participant must return to their Education Abroad Portal application and confirm their participation or withdraw their application by the CIBS deadline.

Confirmed participants must pay the $500 administrative fee accessible through Howdy. Failure to pay the deposit by the CIBS deadline indicated in the acceptance email will result in withdrawal from the program.

The remaining program charges will be billed during the fall 2021 semester and tuition for the course will be billed in January 2022. Installment plans can be utilized if enrolled before the SBS deadline.

Fall 2021

Students must apply for a passport if they do not already have one.  Processing times are currently taking 16-18 weeks for expedited service.

October 12, 2021

University-Wide Scholarship application deadline for winter programs (applications open on September 10, 2021). Visit to apply to all eligible scholarships.

If your FAFSA is current, you may request an Education Abroad Financial Aid Request Form from CIBS and meet with the Scholarships & Financial Aid office to request financial aid for the program.

January 2022

Ensure you are enrolled in corresponding course by the first week of classes.

Spring 2022

Participate in on-campus lecture and attend pre-departure meetings to prepare for field trip to Europe.

May 2022

Depart for Europe! Explore the European business, cultural, and political environment through guest lectures, corporate visits, and cultural excursions.


For questions, please contact the CIBS office at or (979) 845-5234.