International Weeks

IW PRAGUE

September 2018, exact date to be announced

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Organization: ESN VSE Prague - Buddy System
Date: September 2018, exact date to be announced

About the week

International Week Prague is organized by students of University of Economics in Prague who volunteer in a student organization taking care of incoming exchange students. They possess lots of know-how of managing various events and parties throughout the year and International Week is the best way to experience it. Around 20 participants will have the possibility to get to know student/tourist culture of Prague and also part of the Czech Republic. Business/international atmosphere is supported by interesting company visits and of course by country presentations taking place in representative conference rooms of University of Economics in Prague.

Highlights Included

You will spend most of the time in Prague experiencing the magic and beauty of this city not only by different city/tourist/drinking games but also by visiting famous clubs. And because we want you to see more, for International dinner we go to a cottage in a village behind Prague where you have the full service to present us your cooking mastery! Still not enough? Be ready for a two days trip to explore Moravia - part of the Czech Republic with traditional customs, local music, really friendly people and especially wine cellars full of delicious and famous moravian wine!


IW SLOVENIA

July 2018, exact date to be announced

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Organization: Management Group
Date: July 2018, exact date to be announced

About the week

International Week Slovenia will be hosting around 15 student from all over the world. The week is organized by students from the Management Group of the Economics Faculty of Ljubljana University who also host the international students.

Highlights Included

  • Visits to Slovenian companies
  • Professional lectures
  • Workshops on business topics
  • Sightseeing of the lovely and diverse country
  • Travel around the country

For more information go to:

Management Group

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IW SWITZERLAND

01/07/2018 - 08/07/2018

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Organization: Resort International
Date: 01/07/2018 - 08/07/2018

About The Week

The program of IW Switzerland is very diversified, since we want to show our international students the variety that Switzerland as a country has to offer. We want to represent the political, economical, social and cultural aspect of Switzerland. The most impressive part about the country surely are the Alps. But not only the nature is stunning, there are also many successful companies. One of the most successful industry sectors in Switzerland is the pharmaceutical industry with famous companies such as Roche or Novartis. And of course, we will try all the well-known and tasty food for example Swiss chocolate or cheese fondue. Visiting the United Nations Office Geneva will be the political highlight during our IW.

Highlights Included

  • Enjoying the beautiful landscape of Switzerland (Swiss Alpes and Lakes)
  • Visiting successful Swiss companies
  • Getting to know the culture and food (cheese fondue and Swiss chocolate)

For More Information Go To:

Ressort International

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IW TEL AVIV

14/08/2018 - 22/08/2018

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Organization: Tel Aviv University Student Union
Date:14/08/2018 - 22/08/2018

About the week

Tel Aviv International Week is being held in Israel's most cosmopolitan, sizzling and happening town. The IW hosts 20 international participants for a week full of local activities and cultural experiences. Israeli students from Tel Aviv University take part in hosting the participants in their homes and by organizing exciting events during the week.
The Tel Aviv IW gives participants the opportunity to explore highlights of Israel by traveling all over the country.
Israel is known as 'Start Up Nation' and participants will be exposed to this process here. They will also learn about the economic environment in Israel and the way business is done here by visiting local companies and hearing some experts speak.

Highlights Included

  • Jaffa walking tour
  • A trip to Haifa and old Acre
  • Overnight stay in a Kibbutz
  • Hike in the Golan Height
  • Tel Aviv Pub Race
  • Entrepreneurship Day
  • A float in the Dead Sea
  • Camel Trip in the Negev Desert
  • Overnight in a Bedouin Camp
  • Walking Tour of Jerusalem
  • Tel Aviv parties
  • Eating Hummus and Falafel
  • …and much, much more!

IW TOKYO

11/02/2018 - 25/02/2018

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Organization: Keio IIR (Institute of International Relations)
Date: 11/02/2018 - 25/02/2018

About the week

Tokyo IW is divided into two programs, one during the spring in February, and one during the summer in August. Each program selects 13-15 participants to take part in the International Week. The organizers of IW Tokyo are members of IIR and the hosts are generous host families from outside of the organization.
The aim of the program is to connect with the world, and show you the "REAL" Japan through a genuine experience provided by a highly motivated and devoted team.

Highlights Included

In both IWs you will see every inch of Tokyo(figuratively speaking of course :)), the scenery, the people, the food, the culture, the companies, the jaw dropping transportation system with highly crowded rush hour trains and the average everyday life of a family (Thanks to our generous host families who make this possible).
In the Summer program you will have the chance of climbing the highest mountain in Japan, Mt. Fuji and also going to the rural side. In the Spring program you will visit one of the oldest cities in Japan, Kyoto.(Note that the destination of the short trip may vary).
And so much more!!!

For more information go to:

Keio IIR (Institute of International Relations)

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IW UPPSALA

10/05/2018 - 17/05/2018

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Organization: Uppsala EBA Student Association
Date: 10/05/2018 - 17/05/2018

About the week

UIW is organized by Uppsala EBA Student Association since 2009. The purpose is to welcome 20 participants and give them and their hosts a wide mix of events containing everything from getting to know the Swedish culture to meeting people around the world and visiting companies.
Uppsala is a traditional lively student town, where everything is within a walking distance, yet it is located only one hour away from the capital of Sweden, Stockholm.
During the week, participants will experience Uppsala's awesome party life and many traditions. They will be given the chance to see famous sights in Stockholm, and also feel the peace and calm down in the nature and countryside of Sweden.
We are looking forward to welcoming you here!

Highlights Included

  • Overnight stay at Norreda Torp, cottage at a beautiful lake
  • Scandinavian sauna bathing
  • Visit to Stockholm City
  • Company visits to Swedish firms
  • Introduction to the swedish traditions and traditional food
  • Formal dinner “gasque” in one of Uppsala's historical student nation buildings

For more information go to:

Uppsala EBA Student Association

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IW VIENNA

31/05/2018 - 08/06/2018

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Organization: ÖH WU
Date: 31/05/2018 - 08/06/2018

About the week

Vienna - a superb place for living, which combines modernity with tradition! The purpose of the International Week Vienna is to expand your intercultural horizon with international experiences, as we introduce you to the Austrian culture, business environment and the students’ life in our beloved capital Vienna. Our mission is to have you enjoy this International Week as much as you can and return home with a broadened mind, unforgettable memories and a lot of new friends.

Highlights Included

  • Visit at the EU’s largest educational institution for business and economics, business law, and social sciences (about 23,000 students) - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Spending a day at Austria's best known amusement Park “Prater”
  • Weekend stay at a cottage in a typical Austrian village at the countryside
  • Visit at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce
  • Hiking around a beautiful Austrian lake in Styria
  • Eating typical Austrian food (Schnitzel, Sacher cake, apple strudel)
  • Guided tour through Sissi’s castle and the beautiful royal garden (Schönbrunn)

See you in Vienna!

For more information go to:

ÖH WU – Services

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IW VIETNAM

18/03/2018 - 29/03/2018

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Organization: English Exchange Events Club
Date: 18/03/2018 - 29/03/2018

About the week

There are 13-14 foreign students and more than 50 Vietnamese students attending the IW every year. We have a hosting system in which Vietnamese families provide foreign students homes to stay in during the IW. Each Vietnam IW is organized in the Sring as always and it takes place in the South region of Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City as the main place.

Highlights Included

  • Sightseeing around Hochiminh City, the biggest city in Vietnam
  • Outdoor activities
  • Trip to Mui Ne beach
  • International drinking party
  • Company visiting
  • Visiting Cu Chi Tunnel, one of the most famous historical sites in Vietnam
  • Trip to Mekong river and enjoying local fruits/craft/fish catching
  • Playing Vietnamese traditional games

For more information go to:

English Exchange Events Club

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IW WARSAW

12/05/2018 - 20/05/2018

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Organization: Polish Students' Association
Date: 12/05/2018 - 20/05/2018

About the week

International Week Warsaw is organized by Polish Students’ Association of Warsaw School of Economics. Our goal is to introduce to the people from all over the world Polish culture, lifestyle and economic environment and to have a lot of fun at the same time. Our IW takes place mostly in the Warsaw, but we’re also planning to spend two days in Cracow – beautiful city with unique atmosphere and historical background, appointed as one of the cultural capitals of Europe. We would be most delighted to take in about 20 participants, who’d be hosted by members of our organization.

Highlights Included

  • Visit in Cracow - the old capital of Poland and city of Polish Kings
  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - impoprtant part of Jewish history
  • Warsaw - modern capital of Poland, financial and economic center of country
  • Company visits (each year different, important for Polish economy company)
  • Polish cooking classes
  • International Dinner - tasting cuisine from over 20 countries
  • Exciting Pub Crawl in the heart of Warsaw Old Town
  • Diving into cultural part of Warsaw by day and famous nightlife in the evenings

For more information go to:

Polish Students' Association of Warsaw School of Economics

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IW WEST JAPAN

September 2018, exact date to be announced

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Organization: I.S.A. (International Student Association of Japan)
Date: September 2018, exact date to be announced

About the week

One week of spending time in West Japan. Our aim is to feel the Japanese tradition by company visit, experience life of the local students, and history. International Week West Japan is organized and hosted by members of I.S.A. Come join us at International Week West Japan!

Highlights Included

  • Company Visit to toilet Company TOTO
  • Visit Osaka Castle
  • Mission game in Gion
  • Dance with Youth Theatre Japan
  • Cook Shiratama

For more information go to:

I.S.A. (International Student Association of Japan)

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IW ZAGREB

July 2018, exact date to be announced

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Organization: Croatian Student’s Association
Date: July 2018, exact date to be announced

About the week

International Week Zagreb is organised by Croatian Student Association, based at the University of Zagreb. Join and explore the beautiful capital of sunny Croatia!

Zagreb is the capital city of an equally beautiful country, with a rich culture, history and a lot to offer. This unique IW will give you the opportunity to explore Zagreb and its countless beauties with a great mix of amazing people from around the world. We promise to show you how the Croatians enjoy life to the fullest! We have prepared a diverse program with many different things to enjoy to make sure you see different parts of Croatia, and how unique each part is. Our International week will, among other things, provide you with new perspectives and insights during the company visits to some of the best and most innovative corporations in Croatia. We guarantee you will have a great time with some of the most hospitable people you'll ever meet, who will always make sure you have everything you want, and that you have a solid amount of great food and homemade drinks. Your organizers and hosts will make sure you experience the amazing Croatian lifestyle- coffe breaks, chill out times, delicious food and a whole lot of parties. The Zagreb nightlife is very rich and dynamic, with a large variety of clubs in different settings, so we guarantee you won't be bored- and it definitely is a great way of celebrating finishing another year of college and let loose with your new friends from all over the world! 😊

Our organizing team is preparing many cool surprises for you, so be smart and don't miss out on the opportunity to be a part of one of the most popular (ili applied-for) International weeks!

See you in Zagreb 😊

Highlights Included

  • Company visits
  • Beach trip
  • Farewell Gala Party
  • BBQ by the lake
  • Cottage night in the mountains

For more information go to:

Croatian Student’s Association

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