Virtual program in Edinburgh

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Travel virtually with us to Scotland’s hilly capital to learn in-depth about Scottish culture and identity while engaging with professionals from your field of study. Students learn about topics such as the Scottish Enlightenment and the challenges facing contemporary Scotland. Guided visits to Edinburgh’s Castle and the Holyrood Palace take students further into the history of the city and prepare them for a future in person visit. There is so much to learn and explore in Edinburgh and its surroundings and we can’t wait to host you there!

The virtual program includes

 2 week program
4 week program
On-line orientation11
Seminar on host culture11
Guest lecturers44
Guided tours24
Cultural exchange with local students24
ESA Global Competency Workshop2 sessions3 sessions
Cooking working and farewell event11

Customized Additions

  • Firm visits
  • Local faculty
  • Additional visits
  • Customization to your field
  • Multi-location (to choose among Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, London, and Paris)
  • Workshops

These aspects of this program will take place virtually keeping in mind the time difference between the US and Europe. Thus, classes and activities hosted by European staff will be held during morning (US time).

2 Week Program Tentative Schedule

Please mind that the content of the lectures and the guided visits are subject to change. 

Week 1

On-line orientation presentation of virtual program & seminar on Intro to Scottish culture

Guest lecturer: The History of Edinburgh: An Overview

Guided visit of Edinburgh Castle

Guest lecturer: Medieval Scotland

Global competency workshop Session I 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 2

Guest lecturer: Scottish Enlightenment

Guided visit of Holyrood Palace

Guest lecturer: Brexit: The case of Scotland

Global competency workshop Session II 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Cooking workshop & farewell event

4 Week Program Tentative Schedule

Please mind that the content of the lectures and the guided visits are subject to change. 

Week 1

On-line orientation presentation of virtual program & seminar on Intro to Scottish culture

Guest lecturer: The History of Edinburgh: An Overview

Guided visit of Edinburgh Castle

Global competency workshop Session I 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 2

Guest lecturer: Medieval Scotland

Guided visit: Stirling Castle 

Global competency workshop Session II 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 3

Guest lecturer: Scottish Enlightenment

Guided visit of Holyrood Palace

Global competency workshop Session III

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 4

Guest lecturer: Brexit: The case of Scotland

Guided visit of the Highlands 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Cooking workshop & farewell event

Let’s work together!

Do you like this program? Are interested in something like this, or in creating your own? Contact us and let us know what you need; we’ll help you to design, customize, and run your next program!

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