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Summer Abroad Belgium - On Site

Microbiology in Europe's Capital—Brussels

Accommodations  

You will be staying in a single room in a student residence with shared common space on each floor. Self-service laundry, internet and other amenities are readily available onsite.

UC Davis reserves the right to change the accommodation location. Should this be necessary, we will arrange alternative lodging. Please note that elevators, air conditioners and other modern conveniences may not be available in all locations.

Meals

Two group meals will be included with the program but all other meals will be on your own. A cafeteria is also located outside of the student residence. 

Excursions & Activities

Tentative excursions and activities include:

  • City tour of Brussels
  • Biopark in Charleroi
  • Day trip to Bruges and Ghent

A month-long transportation pass for Brussels will be included as part of the program.

Please note: These activities and excursions are tentative and subject to change. 

Get to Know Your Destination

From Lonely Planet Belgium: “Historic yet hip, bureaucratic yet bizarre, self-confident yet unshowy, Brussels is multicultural to its roots.

  • Visit Brussels – Official Tourism Website 
  • New York Times Coverage - Belgium

Study Abroad Advisory of Student Risk

Participation in this UC Davis Study Abroad program requires travel to and extended living in a foreign location(s) abroad. UC Davis Study Abroad endeavors to reduce and mitigate risk wherever possible.  However, the environments and risks associated with living in these locations are substantially different than those found during a regular course of study at UC Davis. All participants must download and review the following information prior to departure. Any questions should be directed to the Program Coordinator.

Study Abroad General Risk Advisory

Program Specific Risk Advisories (PDF)

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