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Culture of Western Europe- Summer
England, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland
Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, London, Paris
Sophomore, Junior or Senior
Language of Instruction:
Academic Fields Available:
Interdisciplinary/ Open to all majors
About the Sport and Culture of Western Europe Summer Program
This program examines the sport, culture and customs of Western European countries and involves traveling to Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom. This European tour explores the range of activities, beliefs, behaviors and ideas of groups of people with shared traditions including social customs, leisure activities, dress, celebrations, foods and rituals.
The Brockport Sport and Culture of Western Europe Program offers you the opportunity to:
Understand how culture creates and transforms individual experiences, everyday community life, and social relations,
Identify comparisons between US and European lifestyle focusing on attitudes, values, behaviors, celebrations and rituals,
Understand the historical events that shaped each unique culture,
Learn about the Arts and architecture that are unique each Western European country,
Promote cultural competence though interacting with individuals from different cultures,
Enhance the ability to make observation, analyze situations and form a perspective using critical thinking skills and document finding effectively.
Students will be staying in hotels for the duration of the program.
Fees for the Culture of Western Europe Summer 2019 Program: Budget Sheet
Undergraduate 3 credit program: $5,696.36
The Cost of the Program includes:
Tuition (3 credits)
SUNY International Health Insurance
Campus-specific fees (college and technology fees)
Program acceptance fee
Pre-departure orientation materials
Round-trip airfare from NYC to/from Europe
Hotel accommodations (in shared rooms)
Guide and transportation most of the days
Welcome and farewell dinners, and
Brockport's Study Abroad Office Services
The cost of the program does not include:
Transportation to/from NYC
Additional meals not listed in the itinerary
Airline luggage fees
Miscellaneous expenses (this includes entertainment, internet, laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
Note: We strongly recommend that you purchase trip insurance to cover loss of luggage, cancelled/missed flights, missed/cancelled program, etc. In the event that you cannot attend a program (for example, with a medical emergency or U.S. State Department Travel Warning), such insurance can cover loss of program fees resulting from a cancelled program.