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Hospitality Exchange at MODUL University in Vienna, Austria

Spring  2013

Austria 

Program Full

Program Description:

 

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management (RCHM) exchange program with MODUL University in Vienna, Austria, combines sound academic theory with business-related training. MODUL Vienna's main focus is to provide an educational experience rooted in solving real world, current and future problems of the industry. The educational program is aimed at preparing students to take up leading positions in the tourism and leisure industry worldwide, as well as to run their own businesses profitably. The MODUL Vienna study programs are designed for students who want to have a solid foundation for a career in the tourism and leisure industry. MODUL Vienna is located on Kahlenberg hill, about 25 minutes on bus from U4's Heiligenstadt underground station. Vienna is the capital and the largest city in Austria, with a population of 1.65 million; 2.3 million within the Metropolitan area of Vienna. It is the cultural, economic, and political center of the country. It is centrally located with easy access to the rest of Europe.

Minimum Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0 Cumulative
  • Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange


Application Process:
You can apply online for this program. The application includes the submittal of a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program would further them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.

In addition, the application process also requires that you submit the following items to Joshua Johnson, RCH 201C:

  • Resume
  • Academic reference from an instructor familiar with you (may be from a supervisor if appropriate) and who can explain why you are a good candidate for this program.

Selected participants must meet with the Program Coordinator to discuss and register for the appropriate coursework. Course work completed through the program may count as 12 semester hours of restricted elective or general elective course work.

All applications will be reviewed by the Rosen College International Committee and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.


Additional Information:

MODUL University

Estimated Student Expenses

http://www.modul.ac.at/international/incoming

Living in Vienna 

Getting Settled in Vienna

Student blog:  http://travelmuchlaughoften.blogspot.com/

Passport Services Available on Campus

Learning Outcomes:

Participants of this program will be expected to realize the following outcomes:

DISCIPLINARY OUTCOMES (per course syllabi)

GEOGRAPHIC AWARENESS

  • Describe the main cultural, geographic, physical, politico-economic, and social characteristics of the host country.
  • Discuss how the host country fits within the global physical, cultural, political or economic systems.

SELF-AWARENESS

  • Describe how the program impacted their personal culture and values.
  • Provide examples on how the program experiences affected their academic, professional, or personal goals.

SELF-RELIANCE

  • Provide examples of how they may use their program experiences to deal with challenging situations in the future.
  • Provide examples of how to avoid conflicts from misunderstandings due to cultural differences.

COMMUNICATION

  • Communicate in writing how their program experience makes them more valuable to a prospective graduate program or employer. 
Program Prerequisites:
Minimum GPA: 3.00 cumulative
Language: 
Proficiency Level Required: None required.
Other Prerequisites: 
Courses[click to expand]:
HFT-4955 Tourism Quality Management and E-Business
Academic Institution: MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following three modules at Modul University Vienna: BAO-0109 Latest Trends and Innovations in Tourism I, BAO-0604 E-Business, BAO-0403 Quality Management. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

 

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed in combination with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-4955 Study Abroad: Entrepreneurship
Academic Institution: MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Catalog Description:

Modul University Vienna: BAO-0410 Entrepreneurship. The description of this module can be found at the above link .

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-4955 Marketing Communication and Consumer Behavior
Academic Institution: MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following two modules at Modul University Vienna: BAO-0302 Market Research & Consumer Behavior, BAO-0308 Advertising & Marketing Communications. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-4955 Front Office Management
Academic Institution: MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following three modules at Modul University Vienna: BA0-0501 Front Office Operations, BA0-0502 Managing Service & Supervision, BA0-0802 Business & Tourism Law. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-4955 Operational Analysis Forecasting and Benchmarking
Academic Institution: MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following two modules at Modul University Vienna: BAO-0205 Benchmarking & Balance Scorecard, BAO-0206 Operational Analysis & Forecasting. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-4955 Revenue Management
Academic Institution: MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following two modules at Modul University Vienna: BAO-0307 Revenue Management, BAO-0604 Academic Writing. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


Program Components and Costs:
Component: Administration
Services: 
Price (in US Dollars): 250.00
Requirement: Mandatory
Payments:
Payment due:  Pending application approval
Study abroad fees are posted to the UCF student account. Payment procedures, types and cashier locations can be found here, on the UCF Registrar's website.
Faculty Program Coordinator:
Name: Fazal Jameer
Email: fazal.jameer@ucf.edu
Office: RSH 201A (Rosen Campus)
Program Dates:
Program Begins: 2013-03-01
Program Ends: 2013-07-05
Program Deadlines:
Last day to apply: 2012-03-23
Additional information:
Program Map
Nearest US Embassy Abroad
US State Department Country Information
Currency Exchange Information
Visa Information:
Visa Required: Yes
Visa Application Date: 
Estimated Cost of the Visa: 135.00
Additional Visa Information
Your visa requirements and cost may vary if you are not a US citizen. Please let OIS staff know if you are not using a US passport to ensure that we can address any differences in the immigration requirements.

Program Cost Disclaimer: The program cost does not cover UCF tuition, airfare (unless a program expressly and specifically includes this), independent travel, or personal expenses. Cost is approximate and may fluctuate due to changes in foreign currency or unforeseen circumstances. UCF reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time. In such cases, the university shall not be liable for airfare, transportation costs and/or any other costs incurred by the student. UCF, Office of International Studies will make reasonable efforts to notify students through reasonable means to inform the students to reserve their flights. Students should consult their travel agent about buying travel insurance to defray unanticipated costs in the event travel plans change. UCF will make reasonable efforts to notify students via Knights email when any significant changes are being made to the program. It is entirely within UCF's discretion as to what changes are considered significant.

University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
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Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu