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This field school is an exciting opportunity for an academic and cultural experience in Hungary from April 22 to May 3, 2018. We are looking for students interested in an engaging international experience. Students from a diverse program background will
travel to Budapest for a cultural orientation, then travel to Pécs, a university town, where participants will complete their academic projects. The Hungary Field School will be hosted by the University of Pécs on their beautiful campus.
The Hungary Field School is led by School of Business instructor, Mitra Kiamanesh. Mitra is a mediator, international business consultant, and a dynamic presenter. Mitra will be joined by Allen Zhu, a dedicated professor of Finance and Accounting in the School of Business. Between the two of them, they bring a rich and diverse perspective on this field school.
This opportunity is limited to 20 students.
Applications open until November 17th, 12:00PM!
Learn more at a general info session, or at:
Video credit: Participants of the HFS 2017
Past Participants -
Pecs City Carnival -
Video 1 | Video 2
The Hungary Field School will include a number of mandatory
Pre-Departure sessions at Capilano University followed by overseas
travel to Hungary.
Pre-Departure sessions will be held at Capilano University during the
2018 Spring semester. Specific dates and times will be confirmed with
selected students in their admissions package. Pre-Departure sessions
NB: This itinerary is subject to change. The final itinerary
will be confirmed prior to departure in late April.
BADM 324 – Special Topics (Hungary Field
This is a 3-credit upper-level
Business Administration course. Participants in this course will:
learning outcomes will be supported by:
30 credits by the end of Fall 2017
Fulfillment for non-Business students:
It is strongly
recommended that all students visit an Academic Advisor for course planning advice
before applying to the Hungary Field School to ensure program requirements are
participating in this course will also be registered in the non-academic FDSC
3XX course that is associated with all 300-level field schools. Upon
graduation, a notation will appear on student’s transcripts to indicate that
the student participated in an international field school experience.
all Pre-departure classes is required and NOT optional.
Pre-departure sessions will include:
Group flights will be
booked through the University’s travel agent. All participants are required to
travel together on the same flight. Students wishing to extend their
stay in Europe after the field school may apply for a flight deviation to
change their return flight however any additional costs occurred to change the
returning flight will be the sole responsibility of the participant.
accommodations in safe areas will be provided for the duration of the overseas
portion of this field school. All students and field school leaders will be
required to stay at the same location. Students may be required to share rooms
with other students.
Hungary will be by train and shuttle bus.
Due to the nature
of this field school, participants will be away from their accommodation
most days. Some special group meals will be covered by the trip costs
however, students will be required to cover the majority of their meals
while in Hungary. Please plan
We will be
travelling and visiting a diverse range of different visitor attractions,
destinations and other natural settings. Students are expected to participate
in all activities as part of their educational experience.
dates are currently scheduled for departure from Vancouver on April 22, 2018 and
return to Vancouver on May 3, 2018. This
schedule aims to allow all interested students to participate as the departure
date is at the end of the 2018 Spring term examination period and the return
date is prior to the start of the 2018 Summer term.
Important: overseas travel dates are subject to change based on group flight
availability and booking limitations. Exact flight times and routing will be
confirmed during the mandatory Pre-departure orientation sessions.
As a condition of enrollment, all students will be required to
provide written acknowledgement and consent of risks and terms of
participation (which include agreeing to abide by Capilano University’s
and the host institution’s rules, regulations and code of conduct, and
acknowledging their personal liability).
Capilano University does not arrange medical travel insurance or
flight cancellation insurance; this is the responsibility of each
program participant. Students are required to obtain and provide proof
of adequate health insurance, obtain all appropriate travel documents
(visa, passport, etc.) and read all materials provided by the Centre for
International Experience (including emails and admission details).
Students are expected to accept responsibility for the preparations
for their study abroad experience. All communications regarding the
program (e.g., course enrollment, fee payments, accommodation
arrangements, etc.) are made directly with the student. We cannot
discuss details with non-participants, including parents or guardians,
unless the student agrees to such disclosure and is present at those
The program fee for
the Hungary Field School will be between $3000-$3300. Set price will be announced in September.
The program fee includes:
The program fee does NOT
All fee payments
including acceptance deposit, program fee installments and tuition fee payments
must be made either online via the Student Information Web Service system or
in-person directly at the cashier’s office. For more information about
acceptable fee-payment methods, please see the Payment Options portion of the University’s website.
Successful applicants to the Hungary Field
School will be given special access to register in the Hungary Field School
course during the 2018 Spring term course registration period (November 14-23,
2017). Upon registration in the course, students will be required to make a
non-refundable $350 deposit.
Note: Tuition fees are not included in the Field School Program Fee. All tuition fees will
follow the standard 2018 Spring course fee payment schedule.
selected to participate in the 2018 Hungary Field School may be eligible for
financial awards, funding and/or scholarships.
Abroad scholarships are awards, scholarships and grants offered by external
organizations for students participating in an international experience as part
of their post-secondary education.
K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society, in partnership with the
Victoria Foundation, hosts a suite of international scholarships designed to
support students from BC in studying abroad. Successful applicants must clearly
demonstrate academic merit as well as significant involvement in their
community and/or school.
are available to students pursuing study or work abroad programs that are
Application forms, application process, and
eligibility requirements can be found on the Irving K. Barber Scholarship Society website.
University administers a variety of scholarships, bursaries, and awards each
term. Review the Scholarships, Bursaries,
and Awards page for most up-to-date information about minimum eligibility criteria, deadline
and application requirements.
NOTE: All eligible students
accepted to the Hungary Field School will be considered for internal awards
administered by nomination. Awards administered by departmental nomination do
not require an application. If you are nominated to receive an award, you
will be contacted in writing by Financial Aid and Awards.
educational join venture between Capilano University School of Business,
specifically the Marketing Management option, and community businesses have
established a permanent fund with the Capilano University Foundation. The
purpose of this fund is to provide awards to Business Administration students
at Capilano University.
a Canadian aviation pioneer. She was the first female to hold a commercial
pilot’s license. Margaret began her aviation career with a bush pilot company
in the north and she became friends with Amelia Earhart. She formed a group of
female aviators called the “group of seven” and finished her career as the
founder of Canadian Pacific Airlines where she led the Human Resources
division. Margaret never regarded herself as special because she was a female
aviator; she believed that people can achieve what they set out to do.
was established in 2009 by Neptune Bulk Terminals (Canada) Ltd. as part of
their commitment to supporting education on the North Shore in the field of
international trade. The award supports Capilano business students who have
been selected to participate in an international field school or other
international education experience at Capilano University, with a preference
for North Shore residents.
International Scholarship supports students pursuing opportunities for
international experience while studying at Capilano University.
This fund was
created by Catherine and Les Vertesi in the names of Les’ parents, Miklos and
Anna Vertesi. The Vertesi family escaped and came to Canada when the USSR
control of Hungary was secured in 1949. As new Canadians, they both worked hard
to provide their two children with the kind of educational opportunities they
would never had if they had stayed in Hungary. Both Dr. and Mrs. Vertesi have
had a commitment to student mobility and internationalization and
established the Hungarian Exchange Fund to assist students who wish to
participate in a study abroad experience between Canada and Hungary.
This award is by
nomination only. Students cannot apply for this award. Students selected for
the Hungary Field School will be automatically considered for this funding.
the online Field School Application Form. There is no application fee.
We require a minimum number of applications to proceed with the Field
School. The application deadline is October 20, 2017.
Note: If you are applying from another institution, you must first apply to Capilano University as a Visiting Student. Please see How to Apply to Field Schools for Non-CapU Students.
All applicants will be interviewed by the Field School leaders prior
to acceptance. Interviews will be held October 22-Nov 8, 2017. Interviews will be scheduled using Doodle and
instructions will be sent to applicants on receipt of their completed
All successful candidates will be notified via
email. Selected students will be permitted to register in the Field
School course during the 2018 Spring online course registration period
that runs November 14-23, 2017. Detailed course registration
instructions will be provided to accepted students via email.
Registered students will be required to confirm their commitment to
the Field School program by paying a $350 non-refundable Field School
program deposit by November 23, 2017. Deposit payments can be made
directly to the Capilano University cashier's office or online through
the Student Information Web Service.
Travel Dates: April 22 - May 3, 2018
Open to: Capilano University students from all programs who will have completed 30 academic credits by the end of Fall 2017
Cost: Subject to change - $2950 (excluding tuition fees)
Course: 3 credit upper level course
Leaders: Mitra Kiamanesh & Allen Zhu
Course Outline: BADM324
Application Deadline: November 17, 2017
Hungary Field School Poster
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