Program Objectives

With increasing international economic and political integration, business and economic research as well as teaching are becoming more and more interrelated worldwide. Today, companies and institutions are demanding employees with greater international education and experience, so that they are able to succeed in a global environment. Therefore, the international BEST Summer Academy provides a perfect environment for students striving to acquire these specific international goals.

The BEST program aims to:

  • increase students’ understanding of international business operations and economic policies in European countries
  • enable students to compare various economic systems and international business practices from a European perspective
  • provide students with the opportunity to study business and economic policy issues of present-day Europe; and finally,
  • improve the German language proficiency of participating students.