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Reach Out to Student Sister Cities Benelux Union

Project plan: Exchange program to promote the Dutch language and cultural exchange in Brussels

Objective: The aim of this project is to initiate an exchange program between the cities of the Flemish Club for Arts, Sciences and Letters (VC-KWL) and other relevant cities in Belgium, France and Germany. The main objective of the program is to increase knowledge of the Dutch language in Brussels, promote cultural exchange and facilitate visits to EU institutions and other institutions in Brussels in the Dutch language. This project is carried out in collaboration with partners such as the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of the City of Brussels.

The potential cities are

Belgium:

  1. Ghent University - Ghent

  2. Catholic University of Leuven - Leuven

  3. University of Antwerp - Antwerp

  4. Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) - Louvain-la-Neuve

  5. Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Brussels

  6. Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Brussels

The Netherlands:

Universities:

  1. University of Groningen - Groningen

  2. University of Twente - Enschede

  3. Radboud University Nijmegen - Nijmegen

  4. Eindhoven University of Technology - Eindhoven

  5. Tilburg University - Tilburg

  6. Maastricht University - Maastricht

Universities:

  1. University of Applied Sciences Arnhem and Nijmegen - Arnhem/Nijmegen

  2. Fontys Hogescholen - various locations

  3. Windesheim University of Applied Sciences - Zwolle

  4. HAN University of Applied Sciences - Nijmegen/Arnhem

  5. Zuyd University of Applied Sciences - Heerlen/Maastricht

  6. Avans University of Applied Sciences - Breda/Den Bosch

This is just a selection of universities and colleges outside North Holland and South Holland in the Netherlands. There are other institutions spread across the country.

add to this those universities and colleges where Dutch is also taught in Belgium, France and North Rhine Westphalia

Here are some universities and colleges in Belgium, France and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia where Dutch is also taught:

Belgium:

  1. Ghent University - Ghent

  2. Catholic University of Leuven - Leuven

  3. University of Antwerp - Antwerp

  4. Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) - Louvain-la-Neuve

  5. Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Brussels

  6. Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Brussels

France:

  1. Université de Lille - Lille

  2. Université de Strasbourg - Strasbourg

  3. Université Catholique de Lille - Lille

  4. Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris

  5. Université Paris-Sud (University of Paris-Sud) - Paris

Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia):

  1. Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen) - Aachen

  2. Universität zu Köln - Cologne

  3. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster - Münster

  4. Ruhr University Bochum - Bochum

  5. Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf

This is a selection of institutions in Belgium, France and North Rhine-Westphalia where Dutch is taught alongside other languages. Please note that the range of Dutch-language programs at these institutions may vary.

develop the above list of cities as a project plan to initiate exchanges through the VC-KWL as sister cities. This is to organize exchanges to Brussels to increase knowledge of Dutch in Brussels. At the same time to visit the EU institutes and other institutes in Brussels in the Dutch language. Organize this collaboration with Taal Unie, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux, Brussels City Cultural Council. Please provide a project plan

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Project plan: Exchange program to promote the Dutch language and cultural exchange in Brussels

Objective: The aim of this project is to initiate an exchange program between the cities of the VC-KWL (Flemish Brabant, North Holland, South Holland, Walloon Brabant) and other relevant cities in Belgium, France and Germany. The main objective of the program is to increase knowledge of the Dutch language in Brussels, promote cultural exchange and facilitate visits to EU institutions and other institutions in Brussels in the Dutch language. This project is carried out in collaboration with partners such as the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of the City of Brussels.

Phases and Activities:

Phase 1: Preparation and Partnership

  1. Identify and approach potential partners, such as universities, colleges, government agencies and cultural organizations in the participating cities.

  2. Please contact the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of Brussels City to confirm their involvement and support.

  3. Assemble a project team with representatives from the participating cities and relevant partners.

Phase 2: Program development

  1. Develop a detailed program for the exchanges, including language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and other institutions.

  2. Identify teachers and supervisors who will guide participants during the exchanges.

  3. Work with universities and colleges to award academic credits to participating students.

Phase 3: Promotion and Selection

  1. Promote the exchange program among students, teachers and other interested parties in the participating cities.

  2. Set selection criteria and organize a selection process for participants.

  3. Communicate the selected participants and provide detailed information about the program and the trip.

Phase 4: Implementation of the Exchanges

  1. Organize the exchanges according to the developed program, paying attention to language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and institutes.

  2. Ensure sufficient support and guidance for the participants during their stay in Brussels.

  3. Hold regular review sessions to gather feedback from participants and adjust the program as necessary.

Phase 5: Evaluation and Progress Reporting

  1. Evaluate the program at the end of each exchange period and collect feedback from participants and supervisors.

  2. Prepare a progress report with results achieved, lessons learned and recommendations for future editions of the program.

  3. Share the progress report with partners and stakeholders and discuss possible improvements.

Budget: The budget will vary depending on the size and duration of the program. It will include expenses such as transportation, accommodation, language courses, cultural activities, visits to institutes and administrative costs. Partnerships with universities, grant programs and sponsorships can be explored to obtain funding.

This project plan is intended as a basic guideline. It is important to carefully develop all aspects of the program and take into account logistical, administrative and financial details. Collaboration with relevant partners and stakeholders will be crucial for the success of the exchange program.

mention the list of cities that were already above, and note that the Erasmus program of the EU Union could cover travel costs and accommodation

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Project plan: Exchange program to promote the Dutch language and cultural exchange in Brussels

Objective: The aim of this project is to initiate an exchange program between the cities of the VC-KWL (Flemish Brabant, North Holland, South Holland, Walloon Brabant) and other relevant cities in Belgium, France and Germany. The main objective of the program is to increase knowledge of the Dutch language in Brussels, promote cultural exchange and facilitate visits to EU institutions and other institutions in Brussels in the Dutch language. This project is carried out in collaboration with partners such as the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of the City of Brussels.

Phases and Activities:

Phase 1: Preparation and Partnership

  1. Identify and approach potential partners, such as universities, colleges, government agencies and cultural organizations in the participating cities.

  2. Please contact the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of Brussels City to confirm their involvement and support.

  3. Assemble a project team with representatives from the participating cities and relevant partners.

Phase 2: Program development

  1. Develop a detailed program for the exchanges, including language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and other institutions.

  2. Identify teachers and supervisors who will guide participants during the exchanges.

  3. Work with universities and colleges to award academic credits to participating students.

Phase 3: Promotion and Selection

  1. Promote the exchange program among students, teachers and other interested parties in the participating cities.

  2. Set selection criteria and organize a selection process for participants.

  3. Communicate the selected participants and provide detailed information about the program and the trip.

Phase 4: Implementation of the Exchanges

  1. Organize the exchanges according to the developed program, paying attention to language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and institutes.

  2. Ensure sufficient support and guidance for the participants during their stay in Brussels.

  3. Hold regular review sessions to gather feedback from participants and adjust the program as necessary.

Phase 5: Evaluation and Progress Reporting

  1. Evaluate the program at the end of each exchange period and collect feedback from participants and supervisors.

  2. Prepare a progress report with results achieved, lessons learned and recommendations for future editions of the program.

  3. Share the progress report with partners and stakeholders and discuss possible improvements.

Budget: The budget will vary depending on the size and duration of the program. It will include expenses such as transportation, accommodation, language courses, cultural activities, visits to institutes and administrative costs. Partnerships with universities, grant programs and sponsorships can be explored to obtain funding. Participants' travel and subsistence costs may be covered by the European Union's Erasmus programme.

This project plan is intended as a basic guideline. It is important to carefully develop all aspects of the program and take into account logistical, administrative and financial details. Collaboration with relevant partners and stakeholders will be crucial for the success of the exchange program.

VC-KWL = Flemish Club for Arts, Sciences and Letters

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Project plan: Exchange program to promote the Dutch language and cultural exchange in Brussels

Objective: The aim of this project is to initiate an exchange program between the cities of the Flemish Club for Arts, Sciences and Letters (VC-KWL) and other relevant cities in Belgium, France and Germany. The main objective of the program is to increase knowledge of the Dutch language in Brussels, promote cultural exchange and facilitate visits to EU institutions and other institutions in Brussels in the Dutch language. This project is carried out in collaboration with partners such as the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of the City of Brussels.

Phases and Activities:

Phase 1: Preparation and Partnership

  1. Identify and approach potential partners, such as universities, colleges, government agencies and cultural organizations in VC-KWL's participating cities.

  2. Please contact the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of Brussels City to confirm their involvement and support.

  3. Assemble a project team with representatives from the VC-KWL cities and relevant partners.

Phase 2: Program development

  1. Develop a detailed program for the exchanges, including language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and other institutions.

  2. Identify teachers and supervisors who will guide participants during the exchanges.

  3. Work with universities and colleges to award academic credits to participating students.

Phase 3: Promotion and Selection

  1. Promote the exchange program among members of the VC-KWL cities, students, teachers and other interested parties.

  2. Set selection criteria and organize a selection process for participants.

  3. Communicate the selected participants and provide detailed information about the program and the trip.

Phase 4: Implementation of the Exchanges

  1. Organize the exchanges according to the developed program, paying attention to language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and institutes.

  2. Ensure sufficient support and guidance for the participants during their stay in Brussels.

  3. Hold regular review sessions to gather feedback from participants and adjust the program as necessary.

Phase 5: Evaluation and Progress Reporting

  1. Evaluate the program at the end of each exchange period and collect feedback from participants and supervisors.

  2. Prepare a progress report with results achieved, lessons learned and recommendations for future editions of the program.

  3. Share the progress report with partners and stakeholders and discuss possible improvements.

Budget: The budget will vary depending on the size and duration of the program. It will include expenses such as transportation, accommodation, language courses, cultural activities, visits to institutes and administrative costs. Partnerships with universities, grant programs and sponsorships can be explored to obtain funding. Participants' travel and subsistence costs may be covered by the European Union's Erasmus programme.

This project plan is intended as a basic guideline. It is important to carefully develop all aspects of the program and take into account logistical, administrative and financial details. Collaboration with relevant partners and stakeholders will be crucial for the success of the exchange program.

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France:

  1. Université de Lille - Lille

  2. Université de Strasbourg - Strasbourg

  3. Université Catholique de Lille - Lille

  4. Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris

  5. Université Paris-Sud (University of Paris-Sud) - Paris

Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia):

  1. Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen) - Aachen

  2. Universität zu Köln - Cologne

  3. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster - Münster

  4. Ruhr University Bochum - Bochum

  5. Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf

Phases and Activities:

Phase 1: Preparation and Partnership

  1. Identify and approach potential partners, such as universities, colleges, government agencies and cultural organizations in VC-KWL's participating cities.

  2. Please contact the Language Union, Benelux Union/Forum Benelux and the Cultural Council of Brussels City to confirm their involvement and support.

  3. Assemble a project team with representatives from the VC-KWL cities and relevant partners.

Phase 2: Program development

  1. Develop a detailed program for the exchanges, including language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and other institutions.

  2. Identify teachers and supervisors who will guide participants during the exchanges.

  3. Work with universities and colleges to award academic credits to participating students.

Phase 3: Promotion and Selection

  1. Promote the exchange program among members of the VC-KWL cities, students, teachers and other interested parties.

  2. Set selection criteria and organize a selection process for participants.

  3. Communicate the selected participants and provide detailed information about the program and the trip.

Phase 4: Implementation of the Exchanges

  1. Organize the exchanges according to the developed program, paying attention to language courses, cultural activities and visits to EU institutions and institutes.

  2. Ensure sufficient support and guidance for the participants during their stay in Brussels.

  3. Hold regular review sessions to gather feedback from participants and adjust the program as necessary.

Phase 5: Evaluation and Progress Reporting

  1. Evaluate the program at the end of each exchange period and collect feedback from participants and supervisors.

  2. Prepare a progress report with results achieved, lessons learned and recommendations for future editions of the program.

  3. Share the progress report with partners and stakeholders and discuss possible improvements.

Budget: The budget will vary depending on the size and duration of the program. It will include expenses such as transportation, accommodation, language courses, cultural activities, visits to institutes and administrative costs. Partnerships with universities, grant programs and sponsorships can be explored to obtain funding. Participants' travel and subsistence costs may be covered by the European Union's Erasmus programme.

This project plan is intended as a basic guideline. It is important to carefully develop all aspects of the program and take into account logistical, administrative and financial details. Collaboration with relevant partners and stakeholders will be crucial for the success of the exchange program.

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