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Trend Tracking and Forecasting in Europe
Dalkeith, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.0
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Hotels
Language Courses Offered: No Internships Available: No
Faculty Led: Yes Exchange Program: No
Program Description:

Trend Tracking and Forecasting in Europe

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Go trend tracking and forecasting in Europe with Dr. Nancy Murray and the Trendmaster, Robyn Waters! This program has been designed to broaden students’ understanding of global retailing and Europe's influence on trends. Stepping foot in an unfamiliar territory and navigating your way thorough will help you to see and understand the world of consumerism in a new light.

Robyn WatersRobyn's Book

Learn about trend tracking and forecasting in the United Kingdom, France and Italy. With many fashion trends commencing in Europe, this international laboratory is ideal for you to learn to identify and apply trend principles in uncharted territory. You will also explore retailers and fashion houses in Europe.

Location: Dalkeith, Scotland: London, England: Paris, St. Tropez & Cannes, France: Milan, Italy

Experience the traditional and modern European customs in the United Kingdom! Hit all the top tourist destinations across the land from famous landmarks to the world famous top cuisine locations. Country to country, get the whole picture of the UK.

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Obtain sophomore status by time of participation
Minimum of 2.5 GPA, priority will be given to students with the highest GPA.


Upon successful completion, students will receive 3 credits in

BURTL-212 Trend Tracking and Forecasting (3 cr)
OR BURTL-499 Independent Study (3 cr) if students have already completed BURTL-212

This course will help students fulfill university requirements in the following areas:
Global Perspective requirement


Accomodation: Students will be staying in hotels; the cost will be included in the program fee.

Meals: Students will be responsible for purchasing all meals and/or groceries for the duration of the program.

Travel: Students will be responsible for arranging their own flights to Scotland and from Italy.

All students must have a valid U.S. passport for entrance into the United Kingdom, France and Italy. The current passport fee is $135. If you already have a U.S. passport, be sure to check the dates of validity. It must be valid for at least six months beyond the return date to the U.S.

Visa: No visa will be necesary for the duration of this program if you are a U.S. passport holder.

Program Cost

The final program cost will be determined by the number of participants, shortly after the application deadline. The program cost includes instructional fees, health insurance, housing, cultural activities and city to city transportation will be covered.

Airfare, passport fees, meals, local city transportation and personal expenses are not included in the program costs and are paid directly by the students.

See budget sheet for cost details. Students taking at least 6 credits are eligible for summer financial aid. Summer financial aid needs to be applied for separately. For more information, meet with a financial aid counselor in 210 Bowman Hall.


Faculty Leader

Professor: Dr. Nancy Murray
Phone: 715/232-2889
Office: 250 Jarvis Hall- Tech Wing


Nancy Murray

This program is currently not accepting applications.