MSRE in Manila and Hong Kong - January 2013
"we benefited greatly from our trip to manila and hong kong. from a real estate perspective, we learned about different cultural approaches and strategies to business that can't be taught from a classroom setting. i feel like it definitely broadened my knowledge base and added value"
-MSRE student who participated in January '12 program in Manila/Hong Kong
|Location||Course||Professor||Dates||Mandatory Pre-Departure Meeting|
|Manila, Philippines and Hong Kong, China||MSRE 509/GSBA 594:
Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets (2 units)
|Dr. Charles Tu||Jan 9 - 18 (arrive 1/8; depart 1/19)||TBD|
MSRE 509/GSBA 594: commercial real estate capital markets (2 units)
This course examines the major players, investment criteria and deal
structures available in the capital markets (both debt and equity) for
the real estate investor. It analyzes roles of traditional sources of
real estate capital, as well as the proliferation of newer financial
products, with a focus on the risk or return parameters for the various
sources of capital.
Notes about program costs:
- PROGRAM FEE is NON-REFUNDABLE once you apply and are accepted to a program. This fee is not a deposit towards tuition, rather a separate payment towards on-site logistical fees such as classroom rentals, speakers, overhead, some group activities, some meals and select ground transportation.
- AIRFARE is estimated as of Aug. 23rd using Trip Advisor. Please check current airfare using your departure and return cities for a more accurate estimate.
- ACCOMMODATION costs in Manila and Hong Kong are currently estimates only. Calculations are based on double occupancy (sharing a room) accommodations and the current exchange rate (subject to change). Students are not required to stay at the group hotels, although it is highly recommended. Group hotel is as follows this program are as follows: Manila - AIM Conference Center (approximately $50/night per student in double occupancy room); Hong Kong - Harbour Plaza Metropolis Hotel (approximately $82.50/night per student in double occupancy room)
1. Please click on the icon below to watch a brief 90 second video tutorial on the online application process.
2. Once done watching the video, click the apply now button below to begin your application. Note that clicking on the Apply Now button will lead you to a non-Ahlers website which houses online applications. Please disregard any of the links on the following site as they are not speficic to Ahlers Center study abroad programs.
The application deadline for Intersession 2013 is Friday, Sept. 21st, 2012. To be considered for acceptance, your online application must be complete by this date. Once you apply for a program, you commit to pay the program fee for each location to which you apply. This program fee will be charged to each student's account upon acceptance and is non-refundable unless admission is denied.
You will be notified of acceptance by Friday, September 28, 2012. Once accepted, you must provide your flight itinerary and accommodations requests by October 19, 2012. Further information will be provided to accepted students.
Accepted students should apply immediately for any necessary tourist visas. Students are solely responsible for obtaining their own visas. If you are required to obtain a visa, you may apply directly through the host country's consulate for a tourist visa or contact Allison Howitt for a visa service referral. The information provided below applies to US citizens. If you are not a US citizen, click here to see if you need a visa.
A valid passport is required for US citizens to enter the Philippines. US citizens do not need a visa for visits of up to 21 days for tourism. All students traveling on non-US passports must check with the Embassy of the Philippines to determine if they will be required to obtain a visa prior to arrival.
A valid passport is required for US citizens to enter Hong Kong. Hong Kong does not require US citizens to obtain a visa prior to arrival pending the duration of their trip does not exceed 90 days. Non-US citizens and students planning to travel into Mainland China will require an entry visa and should plan to apply through the Chinese Consulate.
For programs in Asia please contact:
Allison Howitt, Academic Programs Manager
Ahlers Center for International Business
University of San Diego
Coronado Room 114
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110
tel: +1 (619) 260-4847
fax: +1 (619) 260-4198