Euromed Program

Multicultural Program Based On Euro-Mediterranean Studies

August 26 to November 18, 2017 
January 20 to April 14, 2018

French and Arabic language study, Euro-mediterranean study and Service-Learning

The program objective is to expand participants horizons while discovering French and Mediterranean cultures.

The study of cross-cultural influences allows a better understanding of the links uniting European and Mediterranean countries.

78 Days in France, 6 Days in Morocco

Enjoy a 6-day trip to Morocco, explore the highlights of the country and discover its culture. The trip will take you to Meknes, its medina and numerous historical buildings, and also Fes, Volubilis, and other major cultural landmarks.

French language course

Development of French language skills through interactive on-going communication.

The program includes a French language course and a service-learning project supplemented by a course on French Institutions and Culture.

Arabic language course

A hands-on approach to the Arabic language targetted at beginners, that will enable participants to communicate in simple situations.

French Institutions course

The Institutions course is taught in English or French depending on participants language competence. It deals with the major issues at stake in French society and the way they are met by institutions and associations. It complements students volunteer activities, linking traditional learning and experimentation.
Themes :
  • An image of France
  • Healtcare system
  • Work
  • The governement
  • Europe
  • Immigration
  • Women in french society
  • Justice
  • Ethics
  • Ecology
  • Medias

Euro-Mediterranean study

This course focuses on cross-cultural relations between Europe and neighbouring countries.

Themes :
  • Geographical and historical aspects
  • Geopolitics of the European Union
  • The European Union and the Mediterranean world
  • Europe and its borders
  • Relations between Europe and the Maghreb and Mashriq
  • Socio-cultural aspects

Community Service

The community service activities are organized according to the requests of the participating students, their abilities and expectations. They can choose from a wide variety of placements: education institutions, health care, humanitarian, cultural or environment centers.
Partner associations provide services to disavantaged children, the elderly, and the handicapped, including visits, tutoring, arts and recreation, and other activities on site.

Volunteer Passport

Participants receive a volunteer passport when completing their placement: a link between the volunteer and the association or service agency.
  • The passport keeps track of the volunteer’s activities
  • It provides details about the volunteer’s achievements
  • It describes and enhances the skills developed while volunteering
  • It can be used as evidence for validation of experiential learning

The Program includes:

  • Registration
  • French Institutions Course & Community Service (45 hrs)
  • French language course (45 hrs)
  • Arabic language course (45 hrs)
  • Homestay including half board (breakfast & dinner)
  • Excursions and guided visits
  • Administration & Insurance coverage
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