Additional costs: regular UC spring tuition for 3 credits plus spending money.
Budget for meal money: $50/day x 8 days = $400
Program fee includes lodging, train Paris to Brussels, one group meal, train pass in Belgium, and coordination fees. The program fee will charged to your spring semester bill.
For cancellations, refunds will be limited to any amounts which have not already been pre-paid on your behalf.
The City of Brussels
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the administrative centre of the European Union. This has earned the city the title of the Capital of Europe. Brussels has been given its character by the coexistence of French and Flemish culture, and it is nowadays home to nationalities around the world, adding a cosmopolitan flavour to its atmosphere. The vibrant atmosphere of Brussels is further enhanced by picturesque medieval streets, lively squares, beautiful boulevards, impressive monuments, spacious parks, cosy cafés, interesting restaurants and an active cultural life.
Map of Belgium
The City of Paris
Built on the ruins of the Roman city of Lutecia, Paris was officially founded in 360 AD as a fortress on an Island on the Sienne river. Later is was connected to the mainland on both sides by wooden bridges. The city began to flourish in the tenth century, when Paris became the capital and the most important city in France. In the year 1789, The French Revolution began. Paris was turned into a bloodbath and the king was killed. After the revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte led Paris in a surge of cultural expansion. Many great artists and writers have come from Paris. Until this day Paris is one of the world centers of art and literature. Paris is the capital of France and is considered the fashion capital of the world.
Map of France