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International Week 2009

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EPHEC-Belgium

International Week 2009

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EPHEC-Belgium

International Week 2009

EPHEC-Belgium

International Week 2009

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EPHEC-Belgium

International Week 2009

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EPHEC-Belgium

International Week 2009

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EPHEC-Belgium

International Week 2009

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EPHEC-Belgium

International Week 2009

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International Week 2009

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International Week 2009

Louvain-la-Neuve : a student-friendly city

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Situated on this university campus : the EPHEC

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Presentation of the EPHEC
o EPHEC stands for “Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales” (Ephec University of Applied Sciences) o The main implantation of our University is located in Brussels

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The EPHEC organisation : 10 departments
o A department = degree programme on a campus o From 200 to 500 students in a department o A common team: one head, one student coordinator, one secretary, full-time or parttime lecturers o Teaching in classes of 20 to 50 students o Each group has a head teacher and an allotted classroom
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The pedagogical approach at EPHEC
A o o o practical approach and a close link with companies : Practical assignments (sometimes commissioned by companies) Permanent teaching staff often with previous business experience Associated lecturers from the business world

Students do 2 internships : o 3 weeks between Year 1 and Year 2 o 14 weeks in Semester 6 (in Belgium or abroad)

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o 1st year : discovering the groundings in each field of study o 2nd year : deeper knowledge of the field of study& practical projects integrating several aspects of the future job o 3rd year : specialisation courses & full semester internship o Interactive classes and multidisciplinary assignments

Bachelor Degrees at the EPHEC : 3 years to become a junior professional

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How international is the EPHEC?
o EPHEC has over 50 Erasmus partners o EPHEC has relationships with institutions in

France, Switzerland, Canada and Russia o EPHEC sends students for internships in more than 30 countries o EPHEC is a member of several European or international associations (BUSINET, EFCCE, CAROLUS MAGNUS, ISBE ...) o EPHEC, as a member of the International week programme, sends students to partner schools and organizes an International week
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o Theme : Packaging and sustainable development
o Sustainable development and its evolution o Sustainable development and its importance for marketing o Packaging and its evolution through sustainable development o Developing countries and sustainable development
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o Students will work in international groups o They will attend lectures on sustainable development and packaging o They will visit a company

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o They will create a sustainable packaging for a company and present it to a jury o And they will share cultural and leisure activities with other students

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Programme Date Time Activity
30/3 AM PM Start of the IW, lecture, constitution of groups Lecture, leisure activity, opening drink Lectures and working sessions AM PM Oxfam breakfast, NGO, working session Visit of a company Lecture and working sessions International week closing diner Exhibition and price giving ceremony
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31/3 01/4 02/4 03/4
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o Practical information :
o When ?
o 29 march (5-7pm)  3 April 2009 (2.30 pm)

o Where ?
o In Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

o Accommodation ?
o University dormitories

o Number of students invited ?
o 40 students

o Price ?
o 150 € o Included accommodation, the programme, some meals, cultural and leisure activities
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Do you have any questions ?

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