Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.
The historic center of Bruges has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Students will discover the city during a guided walking tour highlighting such sights as the Beguinage, medieval almshouses and hospitals, and the Basilica of the Holy Blood. Students will gain familiarity with... Read More
One writer has described the city as "historical without being fossilized, small without being provincial and lively without being boisterous". It is formerly the second largest and most important city in Belgium; it was the home of Holy Roman Emperor and Hapsburg Spanish King Charles V who... Read More
Moroccan Cities and Desert
Optional for some or all sessions
During this multi-day optional excursion, students will be introduced to another continent (Africa) via a multi-stop five night itinerary across Morocco, one of the world's most colorful, diverse, and -- for reasons we ll have occasion to explore -- pro-American countries. Our trip encompasses... Read More
The tiny, densely populated nation of the Netherlands, also known as Holland, can by almost any measure be said to have made an outsized contribution to world history. Since the 16th century the Dutch have been exploring the world, and today they retain a strong leadership role in international... Read More
Wallonia is the French-speaking, Southern region of Belgium, which occupies roughly half the country's landmass and where about a third of Belgians reside. Once a thriving industrial belt for iron and coal production, it now lags behind Flemish Belgium economically. It is known for beautiful... Read More