About Brockport's Western Europe: A Documentation of Culture Summer Program
Examines the culture and customs of Western European countries and involves traveling to the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, France and Spain. This 22-day European tour explores the range of activities, beliefs, behaviors and ideas of groups of people with shared traditions including social customs, leisure activities, dress, celebrations, foods and rituals.
The Brockport International Study of Culture and Customs Program offers you the opportunity to:
Understand how culture creates and transforms individual experiences, everyday community life, and social relations,
Identify comparisons between US and European lifestyle focusing on attitudes, values, behaviors, celebrations and rituals,
Understand the historical events that shaped each unique culture,
Learn about the Arts and architecture that are unique each Western European country,
Promote cultural competence though interacting with individuals from different cultures,
Enhance the ability to make observation, analyze situations and form a perspective using critical thinking skills and document finding effectively.
Housing & Orientation
All accommodation costs are included in the program fee.
Total Program Cost for Summer 2014 Western Europe: $5,658.00 (est.)
Western Europe Sum 14 EST.pdf
Total Program Cost for Summer 2014 Western Europe-Graduate: $6,039.00 (est.)
Western Europe Sum 14 GRAD NYS EST.pdf
Program Acceptance Fee
Pre-departure orientation materials
Program Activities and Transportation
Brockport's Study Abroad Office Services
Does Not Include:
Campus Specific Fees (i.e. College Fee, Technology Fee)*
Text Books and Supplies
The actual amount that you will spend depends heavily on your style of living, and will vary with each individual's personal spending habits, entertainment preferences and travel choices.
Financial Aid applies towards tuition and fees
*Varies depending on the SUNY campus at which the participant pays tuition.
**The SUNY International Health Insurance is mandatory and will be included on the student's Brockport invoice.
Students will earn 6 credit hours.
Summer Tour; June 10- July 2, 2015
June 9-10: Travel to Rome
June 11: Walking tour (Vatican, Sistine chapel, collisseum), 7 Orrieto Stop
June 12: Travel to Florence
June 13: Walking Tour (Ponte Vecchio bridge, Duomo Cathedral
and the Academia Gallery
to see "David" Sculpture
June 14: Visit Uffizi Gallery
and Medici Villa and Gardens
June 15 or 10: Leave USA and Arrive in Venice
June 16: Walking tour of the City (St. Marks Basilica, Doge's Palace, Torre del Orologie
June 17: Visit Island Burano
- See history of lace making
June 18: Visit Island of Murano
and the Murrano Glass Museum
(See Glass Blowing)
June 19: Travel to Barcelona
June 20: Walking tour of Gothic Quarter
and Flamenco Show
June 21: Gaudi Tour
(Gaudi architecture, Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batllo, Casa Mila)
June 22: Museum Picasso
and Salvadore Dali Museum
June 23: Sant Sebastia Beach
June 24: Travel to Paris and Moulin Rouge Cabaret Show
June 25: Visit Eiffel Tower
and Notre Dame
June 26: Visit the Louvre Museum
and Versaille Bike Tour
June 27: Travel to Burge
, Visit Belfry Clock Tower and Rozenhoeden
June 28: Travel to Amsterdam
June 29: Visit Anne Frank House
and Rembrandt House & Flea Market
June 30: Visit Vangogh Museum
and Red Light District Walking Tour
July 1: Vodel Park/ Leidseplein
July 2: Fly Home to USA
Summer 2015: TBD.