UK Germany Global Supply Chain Management

This course consist of study of concepts, issues, and techniques used to plan, and analyze international supply chain for various industries. The course will utilize industry visits to help students to learn complexities of managing international supply chains as well as understanding sourcing, storing, production/manufacturing, and distribution aspects of supply chain management. This study abroad program is intended to provide all TAMU students with an in-depth experience of Europe. Students will get to experience the diverse culture, history, language, government and economy of Scotland and Germany. In today's global economy, students do not only need to be well-equipped with knowledge required in the area of their study but also be ready to work with people coming from diverse backgrounds as a global citizen. The trip will help students to learn challenges associated with international supply chain and how to solve them. In addition, the study abroad trip will enhance students' cultural experience through interaction with people from other countries and better prepare them for their career. The technical and cultural visits will contribute to the students’ global competency development and preparation to join the global engineering industry.

Locations and Dates

    • Locations: UK and Germany
    • Dates: May 10 – 27, 2018 (Plus a mandatory on-campus class meeting on May 9)

For more information contact

Faculty Leader

Dr. Ismail Capar
Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution
Room 203G Fermier Building | (979) 862-8312

Engineering Global Programs
Engineering Activities Building A

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Ms. Ilana Blumenfeld-Gantz
Study Abroad Program Office
3262 TAMU | (979) 845-0544

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Courses Offered

IDIS 489: Special Topics on Global Supply Chain Management (3 CR)

Course counts for:

IDIS 343: Distribution Logistics OR IDIS 434: Quality Process for Distribution

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Good academic standing with university
  • Approval of the professor
  • Required to attend all program specific orientations

Location Information

Aberdeen, UK - Berlin & Munich, Germany

Aberdeen is a port city in northeast Scotland. There are rolling hills and mountains in the west and cliffs and shores in the east. There is plenty of wildlife, and a Maritime Museum, with interactive exhibits on the historic local shipping, fishing and oil industries. Berlin is Germany’s capital and most cultural center. It is known for its numerous cultural institutions, many of which enjoy international reputation. Munich the capital of Bavaria, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums.

Scholarship & Financial Aid


The Study Abroad Programs Office offers scholarships based on merit and financial need. Applications are available through Scholarships & Financial Aid and deadlines are listed on the website below. The Continuing Student Scholarship application opens Nov. 1, 2017 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Feb. 1, 2018. To apply, please visit:


The college of engineering is offering scholarship for selected student who has a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application. There is no need to apply for the engineering scholarship, it is automatic if students meet all of the requirements listed below:

  • Have a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application
  • Satisfy the course requirements for admission
  • Be admitted and confirmed by Feb. 15, 2018
  • Required to attend all Study Abroad Programs Office (SAPO) and College of Engineering pre-trip orientations
  • Submit requested documents by deadlines

Financial Aid

Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of Texas A&M University study abroad programs. If you have any other questions, please contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (2nd Floor Pavilion) or (979) 845-3236.

Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Program Office for financial resources:


The following chart estimates the total out of pocket expenses a student may have participating in this program.
Cost subject to change.

Estimated Program Fee (subject to change)Cost
Housing, Tours, Excursions, Group Meals, Coordination and Administration, Faculty Expenses, Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI), SAPO Administrative Fee, Miscellaneous $4,300
Additional Expenses (not included in program fee) 
Tuition & Fees (in-state resident for 3 credit hours)* $1,200
International Airfare $1,650
Passport (if not previously obtained) $145
Personal Spending $ Varies
Some Meals $200
Textbooks & Supplies $100
COE Competitive Scholarship (guaranteed) for students with a 2.5 GPA at time of application $500
Total Estimated Cost$7,095+

*Check the Student Business Services website ( for exact tuition/fee amount as it varies per student.