Summer University 2016

 

Shake It to the Balkan Remix

Organized by AEGEE-Beograd, AEGEE-Kragujevac & AEGEE-Podgorica

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You always heard many stories and stereotypes about Balkan people, but you are curious to discover it for yourself? Well get ready to experience the craziest summer of your life! From big city life, to the small towns of Sumadija, big mountains, beautiful nature, mediterranean seashore...and much more! Come along with us while we explore the diverse Balkan peninsula and all it has to offer. You will learn to dance the traditional kolo, learn how to swear in Serbian, swim in the beautiful seaside of Montenegro and two lakes in Serbia. Explore the beautiful nature of Zlatibor and Zabljak, experience the crazy nightlife that Belgrade is famous for. Your throat will be kept hot by rakija and body refreshed by rivers and lakes. Want to create some amazing memories? Join the party on roller coaster of destinations and lose yourself to dance!

General Information:

From: Tuesday, July 19th
To: Tuesday, August 2nd
Starts in: Belgrade
Ends in: Podgorica
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: History and Local Culture /
Fee: 196€ info_outline
35 Friends
Accomodation: Hostel
Confirmation: Pay 100% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 30€
Used for: Day trip to Topola and Ivanova korita.
Alternative: City tour in Kragujevac and visit of National history museum in Podgorica
Language: english, serbian, spanish, german
Special equipment needed:
Suited for disabled people: No

Theme:

The journey of discovering different Balkan landmarks, tradition and culture

Contact:

Phone: +(381)642202719

Our ideal participant:

    Our partycipant has to be opened, crazy, life-loving, adventurous. Also, he or she has to like a little bit of sports and dancing... If not, we will make him love it!

Activities:

  • kolo dance workshop
  • boat tour
  • treasure hunt
  • adventure park
  • hiking
  • beach time in Montenero
  • barbeque
  • theme parties
  • city rally
  • party in kafana
  • Nikola Tesla museum
  • swimming in lakes

Course Information:

Course:
Timetable:
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Ivana Balsic, Milica Spasojevic
Equipment:
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:

Belgrade

Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, and the largest city in the Balkan region.
A unique mixture where western and eastern cultures meet, influenced by the Habsburg and Ottoman empires who once ruled here. It is laid on the confluence of the rivers Danube and Sava. In the teeth of its turbulent history, Belgrade proudly keeps an everlasting soul with its many museums and Kalemegdan fortress.
Its literal translation “White City” is denied in many ways by variety of architecture, delicious food and friendly citizens.
Sipping rakija and listening to traditional music at the bohemian quarter Skadarlija, stopping by to one of the amazing bars to drink a beer or two and finally dancing all night long on riverboat-clubs, you will never be bored.

Kragujevac

Kragujevac is the city of the first high school in Serbia, the first theater, the first capital. It is located in the center of Serbia, in the beautiful Sumadija region, known for its great wine, fruits and meat. You will have a chance to experience and taste the flavors of old Serbia and drink the best Sljivovica (plum rakija) and sing in kafana with the sound of traditional Serbian music.

Podgorica

Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. From 1946 to 1992, the city was named Titograd in honour of Josip Broz Tito, the former President of Yugoslavia. Podgorica means “under the small hill”.
It is the administrative centre of Montenegro and its economic, cultural and educational focus.
Podgorica is a big city for Montenegro’s standards and it has a lot to offer. It’s the city for young people and it possesses irresistible charm. Podgorica is a university center, so the city is full of students during the school year. Visiting Podgorica, you’ll be visiting the youth of Montenegro.

Topola

Topola is a town and municipality situated in the Šumadija region of Serbia. It was the place where Karađorđe, a Serbian revolutionary, was chosen as the leader of the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire in 1804. The local St. George Church is the burial place of the Ducal and Royal Family of Serbia and Yugoslavia. Historical and cultural monuments (Cultural Heritage of Serbia) exist: revolutionary and royal (Karageorge's town), ecclesiastical (St. George's church, Nikolje monasteries). It is a wine region (Oplenac), and a large hunting ground Kamenica.

Ivanova korita

National park Lovcen in Montenegro involves this cool place with adventurous park where all adrenalin lovers can get crazy and afterwards enjoy barbecue.
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