AEGEE-Niš: Go hard or go home! | AEGEE Summer University 2018

Summer University 2018

 

Go hard or go home!

Organized by AEGEE-Niš

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Do you crave a summer full of adventure, unforgettable experiences, great people and unlimited amount of fun? There is no need to search any longer because you just found the best Summer University for you!

Are you ready to experience the great hospitality of Balkan people, to listen to our catchy traditional folklore music and dance until the sunrise? Get ready to experience the Balkan spirit, discovering beautiful landscapes, rich culture and history, as well as the amazing nightlife of Serbia.

Are you a fan of nature and extreme sports? Are you really ready to take the challenge of intense days and nights, from walking into mountain paths to showing off your beer-pong skills? This Summer University will broaden your horizons at the most passionate and welcoming part of Europe!

Our journey will take you to Nis, Niska banja, Sokobanja, Tara and Sofia (Bulgaria). This travelling experience will give you the chance to make new friends and offer you amazing activities such as paintball, rafting, hiking, going to the pool and many more!

Do yourself a favor and be a part of this unreal SU, embrace the challenge of the craziest summer ever that will change your life forever!

General Information:

From: Tuesday, July 17th
To: Tuesday, July 31st
Starts in: Niš
Ends in: Niš
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: History and Local Culture / Sports
Fee: 238€ info_outline
25 Friends
Accomodation: Student dormitory
Confirmation: Pay 100% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 40€
Used for: Abseiling, rock climbing and the Drina regatta/rafting
Alternative: Watch a movie, shopping, free time, games
Language: English and Serbian
Special equipment needed: Swimming pants, white T-shirt, good shoes for walking, we will NOT sleep in tents so NO sleeping bag or mattress needed
Suited for disabled people: No

Theme:

Extreme outdoor activities for adrenaline seekers; because Alice wasn't the only person to find her wonderland!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLULhiNFYgI

Contact:

Phone: +381628930840

Our ideal participant:

    We are looking for risky, open-minded, adventurous AEGEEans, eager to learn new cultures and lose themselves in our Balkan wonderland. You don't have to be an athlete, but the andrenaline of the extreme sports should drive you crazy! If you think you can manage with a lack of sleep, lots of travelling and endless partying, then you better apply!

Activities:

  • Visiting National park "Tara"
  • Trip to Stari Dud (Bosnia)
  • Short trip to Montenegro where rafting starts
  • Camp fire
  • Zaovine lake
  • Drvengrad (Wooden city) - Mećavnik
  • Šargan eight
  • Paintball
  • Visiting Soko spa
  • Visiting Niska spa
  • Swimming
  • City tour
  • City rally
  • Pub crawling
  • Serbian language workshop + learn cirilic
  • Kolo dance workshop
  • Trip to Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • Going to kafana
  • Drinking Rakija

Course Information:

Course:
Timetable:
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Experienced members from our local
Equipment:
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:

Nis

Welcome to Niš! The city of joy, enthusiasm, friendly people and excellent food! Come to the place whose history begins in the 3rd century B.C., to the birthplace of the roman emperor Constantine the Great and the city where the beginning of the First World War was declared. Travel through the time and experience different cultures that lived in this city, but mainly Serbian culture and Serbian people, because Niš is the place where these things can be shown best.

Sokobanja

Sokobanja is one of the most popular tourist resorts in Serbia. If you are a history lover, you will have great time visiting Sokograd (Sokolac), medieval fortress founded in 6th century! Also, Sokobanja is famous for it's medieval Turkish baths, which are great for relaxing. One of the biggest artificially lake in Serbia, Bovan, is situated just 9 km from Sokobanja and it is a fisherman's heaven because of its clear water. Sokobanja has phenomenal aqua park which will provide you with fun you haven't experienced before! This place is a great natural resort and a must see if you are visiting Serbia.

Niska banja

Niška banja (eng. Niška spa) is one of the oldest and most popular spa in Serbia. Because of its natural beauty, mineral springs and fresh air, many tourist from all over Balkan come here to heal, recover and relax. Through history, many empires and royalties helped Niška banja to grow, from Constantine the Great, sultan Suleiman to the many royalties of Serbia. To them Niška banja was always a must stop by, will it be for you too?

Sofia (Bulgaria)

Sofia is fast growing, multi-cultural and modern city. It has a rich history, amazing food scene, nice people and it is a budget friendly. The Bulgarian capital is a wonderful travel destination not to be missed. Famous for the combination of European and communist-style buildings, beautiful orthodox churches, ancient ruins, and large parks, Sofia offers a view you won't easily get bored with.

Tara

Mountain Tara with endless evergreen and deciduous forests is one of the most beautiful corners of Serbia. Therefor, its no wonder that the old Slavic God Tar had chosen Tara for his home. According to the legend, the mountain was named after him. Tara is located in Western Serbia near Zlatibor and Mokra Gora, and it represents an area of exceptional natural beauties. It is the perfect destination for relaxation and recreation. The canyon of the Drina River in the north of the mountain range contributes to the already exceptional beauty of Tara. Lake Perućac on the Drina River and Zaovine lake are located at the foot of the mountain. Thanks to these extraordinary natural beauties and unique ambient, Tara is a true jewel among Serbian mountains. Bajina Bašta, Višegrad, ethno village Drvengrad and the unique “Šargan Eight” rail also can be visited as they are located at the foot of the mountain. You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to experience a unique steam train ride on the inaccessible terrain and the narrow eight-shaped railway track between Mokra Gora and Šargan.
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