Become a Slavic hero! | AEGEE Summer Universities 2013
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Become a Slavic hero!
AEGEE-Katowice | AEGEE-Bratislava
Type Travel Summer University (TSU)
Thematic category Other
Theme Slavic culture
Cities visited Katowice, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Kraków, Poprad, Lip. Mikuláš, Bratislava
Dates
From Thursday, July 18th
To Thursday, August 1st
Event fee 180€
Participants 30
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Optional fee 30€
Optional fee used for Aquapark Tatralandia
Alternative programme to the optional fee Natural Lake Liptovská Mara
Confirmation Send copy of the ticket OR pay 50% of the fee in advance
Lodging Gym, hostel, bungalows
Provided meals Breakfast, lunch
Contact email becomeaslavicheroaegee.org
Coordinator phone (+48)508-964-390
University support Yes
Suitable for disabled participants No
Required special equipment Sleeping bag, mattress, swimming suit, sunbathing cream
Languages used English
Activities
- city games
- sport activities
- exciting social program
- visiting national places (coal mine, cave, castles, altar, lakes, ...)
- exploring about Polish and Slovak cultures
- eating traditional cuisine
- theatre performance
Ideal participant
Do you dare to survive in two Slavic countries?
Are you adaptable to all unpredictable situations?
Are you ready for sleepless, crazy and AEGEE inspired nights?
Do you want to taste our best specialities - kotlet, bigos, halušky and gulaš?
Are you open-minded and striving for new incredible experiences?

If you answered YES, it means that you must be our IDEAL PARTICIPANT.
So do not hesitate to apply!!!
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Event description
Two countries, two antennas, but one Slavic culture!!
In Poland we'll show you how you can become a sport and eco hero.
We’ll provide you with a walk in the clouds and a piece of the sky just for you. You’ll reach the inside of the world and find the way back. A lot of fun in the truly Slavic atmosphere, a rest by the water on a magical beach or the scent of forest dreams are guaranteed. We’ll take you on a trip inside a coal mine, Katowice Steelworks. You’ll see the monuments of Kraków and relax near Pogoria lakes. And it’s just the beginning. After transfer to little big country - Slovakia, you will discover national heroes - fathers of country and inhale the history. Live their lives by observing magnificent nature, unique ice caves, stunning castles, traditional folklore arts and enjoy fun in the biggest aqua park in central Europe. End up this amazing trip in modern capital city Bratislava with your own theater performance and show everybody how did you reveal your personal hero in you.
Places visited
Katowice
Located in Silesia region in the south of Poland, Katowice is a central district of the Silesia Metropolis. It is also a centre of culture, industry and transportation in southern Poland. Katowice is a large coal and steel center, having several coal mines, steelworks and even one foundry of non – ferrous metals. Despite being an industrial city, many parks, squares, nature reserves and ecological areas are located in Katowice.
Dąbrowa Górnicza
Dąbrowa Górnicza is a beautiful city located about 20 km away from Katowice. It is characterized by extremely varied landscape- on the one hand, industrial plants dominate the urban landscape, on the other hand however, many sites of beauty of the nature can be found. Dąbrowa Górnicza offers many leisure-time opportunities and activities.

Next on out track is the Auschwitz - Birkenau National Museum complex, located on the outskirts of Oświęcim city.
Kraków
One of the best – known polish cities, shrouded in myth and legends. The city, which used to be the Polish capital in the times of the kings, is now adored by tourists from all around the world for its contrasts: historical vs. present day. In Kraków you will get to know the past and find the way to the future. This is the second largest, and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River in the Lesser Poland region, it dates back to the 7th century.
Poprad
Poprad - pearl of Tatry, slovak highest mountain. City surounded by pure nature, wild animals and real goodhearted slovak people. One step closer to reach slavic heaven by gaining new energy from monumental mountains.
Bratislava
Bratislava or also famous name "Partyslava" - capital and the largest city of Slovakia, occupying both banks by the river Danube was made exactly for you to join the best parties. In past it was used as main corunovating city and you can still feel the smell of its pride.