Summer University 2016


Searching for the Nordic smile

Organized by AEGEE-Riga, AEGEE-Tallinn & AEGEE-Helsinki

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We offer you this amazing opportunity to visit 3 amazing countries (Latvia, Estonia and Finland) in two weeks. We have planned an unforgeable summer for you with lots of adventures, cultural exchange and a hint of mystery in each of the activities.
This summer you will have a chance to learn the basics of 3 different languages, (isn't that exciting enough?) travel a lot, and visit and explore different places. Trust us, this will be the summer of your life with a bunch of amazing people around you!
Don't miss out a chance to be a part of this mysterious adventure.

General Information:

From: Friday, July 8th
To: Sunday, July 24th
Starts in: Riga
Ends in: Helsinki
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: History and Local Culture / Arts, Creativity and Cooking
Fee: 224€ info_outline
24 Friends
Accomodation: Gym, Guest house, Cottage (Sleeping bags & mattress needed for some of places)
Confirmation: Pay 100% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 40€
Used for: Kvest room, Trip to flooded Soviet era prison, Boat party
Alternative: War museum, City tour, Free time.
Language: English
Special equipment needed:
Suited for disabled people: No


Discover the mysterious baltic and northern lands and getting to know your inner traveler, historian and artist by immersing yourself in the local culture


Phone: (+371)28156446

Our ideal participant:

    Our ideal participant is an adventurer, always thrilled to visit new places and have new experiences, but also someone who enjoys a good party after a long day of adventuring! Sleep shouldn’t be a priority.


    Workshops about:
    • AEGEE Introduction
    • Languages
    • Cross cultural relations - The key to success
    • Dealing with culture shock
    Other activities:
    • Ice-breaking games
    • City Tour/ Rally
    • Museum visits
    • Trips to other cities
    • Discussion about cultural differences
    Optional activities:
    • Quest room
    • Prison visit
    • Boat trip ‘mini cruise’

Course Information:

Course: Informal, with active participation from participants side, discussion and or question/answer based, also we will try to in-cooperate some case studies if that will be possible.
Timetable: Will be in-cooperated in the official program.
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Aegee Riga, Tallinn and Helsinki board members.
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:


Do we dare to call Riga the pearl of Latvia? Absolutely! As the heart of the country it has become a multicultural city in which one can always find something of interest for any taste. Come and wander around in the Old Town, look in the depts of the river of the city, named Daugava, or take a walk in the Art Nouveau District, that is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.


It fascinates with its white sandy beach that is almost 26km long and its spacious pine forests with modern recreation and resort options.


On the coast of the Baltic Sea, you will find a vibrant, high-tech city, with one of the hottest Start-Up scene’s in Europe. A city of amazing contrasts, where a well preserved medieval Old Town is wedged between an ultramodern business district and a trendy hipster neigbourhood.


The capital of Finland blossoms during the summer. This by European standards is a small capital surrounded by the sea. Helsinki offers you a broad selection of different activities: night-life, nature and nightless nights.


Is known for its beautiful nature and lakeside summer houses. It's Finland's largest rural municipality in terms of population and one of the fastest growing in the greater Helsinki area.