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As part of their Intercultural Communication and Leadership (ICL) course, student went on a tour of immigrant neighborhood « Le Mirail ». They were introduced with architect Candilis original design for the area: a project for developing social diversity in a friendly and green environment. Students could compare and contrast... Continue reading
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Spring Study Abroad program is halfway and a lot has happened since the students landed at Blagnac airport! Our Language and Culture and Business and Culture programs have kept our students quite busy studying at Toulouse Business School and Institut Catholique de Toulouse, on top of the CIEE-designed courses they... Continue reading
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At CIEE Toulouse, we are so grateful for our friendly and welcoming families! They are such a highlight of the program by opening their doors and family lives to our students and helping them improve their French. At the same time students receive unique and personal insights into French culture... Continue reading
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Day trip to Carcassonne: As part of their “Masterworks of French Art” course, students went to visit the enchanting castle of Carcassonne! The medieval fortress was classed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997 and is rumored to be the inspiration for the Disney castle. The visit illustrated firsthand... Continue reading
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Alongside chef Romain Laval, students learned the European style of baking with a scale and the necessity of exact measuring in pastry making! After some hardwork there was the tasty reward of the classic French macaron! Continue reading
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As part of their “Masterworks of Art” class, students visited all key historical sites in Toulouse with their professor, Eric Créma. Toulouse has a wealthy historical heritage with monuments such as the Saint Sernin basilica, the largest Romanesque basilica in Europe, the Augustins Museum ((Romanesque and Gothic sculpture), Saint-Etienne Cathedral,... Continue reading
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No matter which park one is passing in Toulouse, one can definitely come across the local sport of Pétanque in action on a daily basis! The basic idea is to throw heavy metal balls as close as possible to the cochonnet, which is a small “target” ball. Yesterday, students had... Continue reading
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CIEE TOULOUSE is happy and excited to welcome its Fall semester Business and Culture students who come from all corners of the US! From left to right: Isabelle (Izzy) Rudolph - University of Redlands Fernanda De Noronha Tilkian - Babson College Elizabeth (Libbie) Reed - Wofford College Daryl Hurley II... Continue reading
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