Fieldtrips and Social Program


 

To combine class teaching and practical experience, fieldtrips are included in the European Summer Program. Their aim is to give the students an opportunity to visit places in the Euro-region with historical or cultural significance related to courses offered.

 

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FIELDTRIPS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM

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Discover Lille, “City of Art and History” and France’s 4th largest city


Experience the French tradition of shopping at the market on Sunday morning


Enjoy a 90 minute guided city tour in French or English about the history of Lille


Visit Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, the no. 2 Fine Arts Museum in France after the Louvre


Discover “La Piscine”, France’s no. 5 museum of fine arts in a former Art Deco swimming pool.

 

Commemoration of World War 1: Discover the Western Front battlefields of France and Belgium

 

Visit the Museum “In Flanders Fields” where students will learn about the battles that took place in the Lille region, and witness the "Last Post" ceremony at Menin Gate (dinner and museum entrance fees included).

 

Visit Tyne Cot Cemetery and memorial sites of the Great War (included in June. In July, a similar visit will be included for students in the course "In Flanders Fields: The Great War on the Western Front: History and Film").

 

Bruges, a must: stroll in the streets and enjoy a cruise on a canal boat in the "Venice of Belgium"

 

Guided tour of the historic city with its cobbled streets and medieval Flemish architecture.

 

Free time for shopping for lace and chocolate.

 

The ESP includes a boat trip on the canals!

 

Included in June and July.

 

Brussels: Spend a day in the Capital of Belgium and Capital of the European Union

 

A full day visit to the capital of Belgium and the European Union.

 

Guided walking tour (in French or in English) of the city’s main square and major monuments.

 

Free time for shopping and individual activities.

 

Included in June and July.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And there is more!

 

To help students make the most of their free time in France, the European Summer Program also offers various optional academic activities and field trips. Don't miss the opportunity for further exploration of this region, both close to Lille and further afield.

For summer 2018, the ESP program is proposing various fieldtrips and weekends (WW1 sites, Amiens, Paris, Normandy, and Amsterdam) During those trips and weekend, you will be guided by ESP Team Members

Limited number, first come first served !

 

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