Please note, the deadline to register is 11:59 PM CST on Monday, June 10th, 2024.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact us at

Trip Overview

The Global Field Experience (GFE) is a core course required for all MBA students, providing a high-impact consulting opportunity and equipping you with skills to excel as a global business leader.

In this course, you will be assigned to a team of 4 to 5 of your peers to work with an international client within an emerging market to help address a real-world business opportunity they are facing. This semester-long course culminates in a week-long immersion where you will travel to present your final project to the client in person. The GFE cultivates a global mindset, empowering you to navigate business complexities with confidence.

Important Trip Information

Please see below for important trip information and registration support.

Hilton Bogota Address:

Cra. 7 #72-41, Localidad de Chapinero, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

  • When registering, please create an account so you can log back in to change any information, if needed.

  • Please select quantity “1” for the trip package during registration. All other extras are optional depending on your travel plans.

  • The deadline to register for any pre or post nights or single supplements is June 10th.

  • Please note, the trip cost, as well as any upgrades or add-ons is fully non-refundable after June 10th.

  • We strongly advise students to purchase travel insurance. You can purchase travel insurance using the link here, or find your carrier of choice in an open marketplace.

Entry & Exit Requirements

Please see below for important information pertaining to USA country specific entry and exit requirements. If you are passport holder of another country, please check your local embassy website for travel requirements.

Please Note:

Please check COVID guidelines for any country that you will transit through during a connecting flight, as many restrictions will still apply even in transit.


Entry, Exit, and Visa Requirements

Travelers must complete Migración Colombia’s Online Check-Mig Form within 72 hours of boarding an inbound or outbound flight from Colombia. There is no fee to complete the form.

All U.S. citizens who do not also hold Colombian citizenship must present a valid U.S. passport to enter and leave Colombia. U.S. citizens do not need a Colombian visa for a tourist or business stay of 90 days or less, or for cumulative stays of 180 days or less per calendar year. Before your 90-day stay expires, you may request an extension of up to 90 additional days from the Colombian immigration authority (Migración Colombia). You will face a fine if you remain in Colombia longer than allowed, and you may not be able to leave Colombia until the fine is paid. 

Any traveler entering with a Colombian visa of any type (as opposed to visa-free entry described above) with more than three months’ validity must register the visa at a Migración Colombia office or online within 15 days of arrival in Colombia or face fines. You may be denied entry to Colombia if you do not have a return ticket. Visit the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism website for the most current visa information.

Visit the CDC Traveler View website for vaccination information, and the Colombian Ministry of Health website for Yellow Fever vaccination requirements.

Special Entry/Exit Instructions for U.S. Citizens Born in Colombia: All Colombian citizens—regardless of dual citizenship—MUST present a valid, non-expired Colombian passport to enter and exit Colombia. Colombian citizens traveling with non-Colombian passports may be unable to depart the country until they obtain a Colombian passport. 

Be aware that any person born in Colombia or of Colombian parentage may be considered a Colombian citizen, even if never documented as such.

Be aware as well that all U.S. citizens, regardless of dual citizenship, must present a valid U.S. passport upon returning to the United States. Persons who are both U.S. and Colombian citizens MUST travel between these countries with both passports, presenting the Colombian passport upon departing Colombia and the U.S. passport upon arrival in the United States. 

Additional Exit Requirements for Minors:  To prevent international child abduction, Colombia has implemented special exit procedures for Colombian children under 18 (including dual nationals) who depart the country alone, without both parents, or without a legal guardian.  For detailed information regarding exit requirements for minors with Colombian nationality please visit Migración Colombia’s website (in Spanish only).

Lost or Stolen Passport: If your U.S. passport is lost or stolen in Colombia, you must obtain a new one before leaving the country. You can report the loss or theft on the Colombian National Police website.

The U.S. Department of State is unaware of any HIV/AIDS entry restrictions for visitors to or foreign residents of Colombia.

Find information on dual nationality, prevention of international child abduction, and customs regulations on our websites.