UK and Belgium LEAD 581

Special Topics: International Leadership Association

In this course, students will attend the International Leadership Association (ILA) conference in Brussels, Belgium along with pre and post classes to become familiar with one academic culture related to Leadership Studies. Students will have multiple opportunities to ask questions related to professional development and conference participation in general. Prior to the conference, participants will participate in the launch of James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at Moller Center, University of Cambridge. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with leadership students and scholars from US and Europe in an intimate setting.


Important Dates Date
Application Deadline June 1, 2017
Travel Dates October 5-15, 2017
Pre-Trip Session: September 22 & 29
Both in MRH 211
5:30PM - 8:30PM
Post-session Nov. 3 in MRH- 201
Nov. 10 in  MRH - 211
5:30PM - 8:30PM
Expense Cost
USD Tuition $2,250
Global Study Fee $   350
Estimated Travel Costs $1,745*
Total Estimated Expense: $4,345

* Airfare not included. Participants may opt to book a flight using the Student Universe portal for this trip.


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Please note: 

1. The estimated program costs includes accommodation, transportation for in-country program activities, some meals and program costs. Students will need to budget for some additional meals and incidental costs.

2. Upon registration, you will be billed a non-refundable $150 deposit.

3. When you receive confirmation that you have been accepted to the course, you need to book your own flights.

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