Creative Languages!

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
Institution website:
Monday, 27 March, 2017 to Friday, 31 March, 2017
Registration fee:
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Monday, 16 January, 2017
Accommodation provided
Contact person details:
Gwenaëlle Goyat / Christophe Guillerm:

Welcome to Brest !  

Come and join our first international staff week at Europe’s westernmost  university !

Our International Exchange Week « Creative Languages » is dedicated to all university staff involved with languages. You will have the opportunity to get to know the Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO) share best practices in language pedagogy, translation an languages certification.

You will also  discover Brittany’s dialect, breton, which is taught in the university.

The week also aims at strenghtening our partnerships or creating new ones.

Program : you can be part of it!

We warmly welcome participants to share their language related best practices. Do not hesitate to write to us tu submit your presentation or your ideas for workshops.

During the week, we will also have the opportunity to visit Le Conquet, typical harbour at the very end of the earth, and Quimper, historical city located 80 km from Brest, which harbours one of UBO's 3 campuses.

Please note that we will accept no more than 20 guests altogether, and only two participants from each university. Since the number of participants is limited we recommend the interested candidates to fill in the application form and submit it by the 16/01/2017

How to register?

Fill in the application form

Practical details:

What does the participation fee includes ?

- accomodation in hôtel Vauban (4 nights with breakfast): very central location, 5 minutes walking from the railway station, 5 minutes walking from the central campus.

- 4 lunches

- coffee breaks

- 2 special dinners (welcoming dinner and farewell dinner)

- two visits : Le Conquet and Quimper

- certificate of attendance

What remains at your expense ?

- Travel costs

- Two dinners

- Extras

We'll contact you for the payment details after this date. Your registration wil be confirmed upon receipt of your payment.

You'll find attached a provisional program.

We look forward to seeing you in Brest.

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