** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Who can apply:
UMass Boston Students, UMass Dartmouth Students, UMass Lowell Students
Language of Instruction:
Areas of Study:
Arabic Studies, Archaeology, Art History, Communications, Economics, English, Film Studies, French Studies, History, Management/Entrepreneurship, Philosophy, Political Science/International Relations, Religion/Theology, Sociology/Anthropology
In international Brussels – the heart of Europe – you're perfectly positioned to embrace university life like European students do. Take your advanced French skills even further, get a front row seat to explore Belgian politics and culture, and take advantage of full access to the curriculum at prestigious Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
See more of the region with day trips to Bruges, Tournai or Liège, and Luxembourg. Take a three-day excursion to France to explore coastal Normandy or Alsace on the Swiss border. Get involved on campus by joining a student club or taking advantage of sports facilities. Explore favorites like Brussels Museum of Fine Arts and one of Belgium's celebrated chocolate factories.
with coursework taught in French, in topics ranging from film to political science.
LEARN BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
With visits to Bruges, Tournai or Liège, Normandy and Luxembourg.
See more of the region with day trips to Bruges, Liège, Tournai, and Luxembourg.
Check out urban graffiti with a special tour, or experience a Belgian-style Mardi Gras parade.
Take a three-day excursion to France to explore coastal Normandy or Alsace on the German border.
Get involved on campus by joining a student club or taking advantage of sports facilities.
Explore favorites like Brussels Museum of Fine Arts and one of Belgium's celebrated chocolate factories.
Internships. Get credit and on-the-job experience in communications, business, or international affairs. Possibilities include helping a member of the European Parliament, promoting citizen's rights, or preparing an exhibit for the Royal Museum.
Mentoring. ULB has a well-designed student network. CIEE students can tap in, connect in classes, and ease into campus life with mentoring established between CIEE and the university.
Café conversations. Bi-weekly, students can meet with ULB students at a local café to practice conversing in French.
Tandem learning. ULB's program pairs students with Belgian students to foster language learning and participation in social activities. Students earn get credit for this.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Three-day orientation – an introduction to Belgian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Field trips and cultural activities
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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