Summer Program in France 2012

Summer Program in France 2012

Bordeaux Toulouse 1 june - 6 july 2012

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This course is intended for undergraduate students primarily from the France Aerotech partner universities. It will provide the students with an overall knowledge of avionics, as viewed from a European point of view. The contents include scientifi c and technical courses, but also general conferences and visits to aeronautical and historical sites. The program is tailored for undergraduate students in Electrical Engineering, Juniors or Seniors. A good background in general sciences is expected. Graduate students can also take part in the course on a case-by-case basis.

Size of the group

This program is devised for a group of 30 students. The program will not be run if the number of participants is lower than 15.


Courses and visits are performed in English.
In addition «French for beginners» classes will be provided to the students


The program extends over 5 weeks from June 1st until July 6th.
2 weeks will be spent in Bordeaux, a long weekend in Paris and 2 more weeks in Toulouse.
At the end of the program, students may choose to extend their stay in Toulouse or

Enjoy the French “Art de vivre”

During your stay in France, you will have the opportunity to visit four diff erent and attractive cities, Toulouse, Paris,
Bordeaux and Carcassonne and to participate in unforgettable events.
Begin your stay by visiting Bordeaux. This famous, historic city has been home to worldwide famous wines for centuries.
It also boasts prestigious old monuments in the city center, a lively pedestrian area with countless restaurants for all budgets and is located close to the Atlantic Ocean, its long sand beaches with world-class surfi ng spots. Continue your discoveries in the City of Lights: in Paris, you will have the opportunity to explore the French capital city on your own and visit some mythical places like the Eiffel tower, the Champs-Elysées and its lavish luxury boutiques or stroll along the banks of the Seine river for a glimpse at Notre-Dame… Last but not least, Toulouse, the capital of aeronautics in Europe, welcomes you for the end of your stay. The “Pink City” – Toulouse’s nickname, due to the red brick color of the city buildings – is the gateway to the Pyrenees mountains, to the medieval city of Carcassonne and further to the Mediterranean Sea and Spain. The cultural and historical heritage, the countryside and the climate, the cuisine and the numerous leisure time activities off ered, make Toulouse and its region a place where it is good to live.elsewhere in Europe at their convenience.