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Online Info Session

Want to learn more, join our next online information session on Tuesday Jan 10th, 2023 at 5:00PM.

Participate in June 2023 in a field school program in Europe that Global Relations specifically designed for faculty members! By attending the field school, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of global business trends, to discover innovative methods of teaching, to discuss best practices with faculty in Europe, and to be fully immersed in a new culture.

Destinations: The Netherlands (Amsterdam/Rotterdam), Belgium (Ghent) and France (Paris)

Dates: June 10 to June 21, 2023

Program:

  • Visit to three partner schools and discussions with partner faculty around different topics, such as ‘Incorporating new trends’, ‘Empowering students to become global citizens’, and ‘Spearheading interdisciplinary initiatives’
  • Company visits, such as ING, Port of Rotterdam, Antwerp World Diamond Centre, LVMH (Subject to change)
  • Guided tours and cultural activities in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Ghent and Paris

What is included:

  • Private accommodation and breakfast
  • Ground transportation
  • Partner visits
  • Company visits and guest speakers
  • Cultural activities
  • Welcome and farewell dinner

Price: $5,895*

*Price does not include GST and will be confirmed in September 2022. Program cost does not include your flight to and from the field school destination. An optional spousal/partner package add on will be available.

Registration:

To register, send a completed registration form to sobiep@bcit.ca by February 18, 2023.

Tentative schedule:

Saturday, June 10 Hotel check-in in Paris

Welcome dinner

Sunday, June 11 Cultural activity

Free time

Monday, June 12 Visit partner school

Company visit

Cultural activity

Tuesday, June 13 Visit partner school

Company visit

Cultural activity

Wednesday, June 14 Transfer to Ghent

Company visit

Visit partner school

Thursday, June 15 Company visit

Cultural activity

Friday, June 16 Visit partner school

Company visits

Saturday, June 17 Free day
Sunday, June 18 Transfer to the Netherlands

Cultural activity

Monday, June 19 Partner visit

Company visit

Tuesday, June 20 Company visit

Cultural activity

Farewell dinner

Wednesday, June 21 End of field school
Wednesday, August 30 Faculty Wrap Up Session (Burnaby Campus)