Romanian Language, Culture and Civilization Courses, Brașov, Romania
16th edition, July 7 31, 2010
LEARN ROMANIAN IN ROMANIA!
The Romanian Cultural Institute organizes Romanian language, culture and civilization courses in the 12th century citadel of Brașov. The program is organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Letters of Transilvania University in Brașov, Mureșenilor Memorial House and the Corona Local Initiative Group.
A multicultural environment, Brașov (Corona, Kronstadt, Brassó) was renowned not only as an important medieval trade centre, but also as a cultural and academic fortress. Brașov is the place where the first spark of an anticommunist uprising was lit in November 1987. Now the city has 300.000 inhabitants.
The structure of the program
A. Intensive Romanian language courses
1. Beginner (Elementary) level (A1 and A2)
2. Intermediate level (B1 and B2)
3. Advanced level (C1 and C2)
The participants are enrolled in several study groups (8-12 students each), based on an initial language test.
Certificate: At the end of the program the Faculty of Letters of Transylvania University Brașov will provide the participants with certificates of language proficiency and the Romanian Cultural Institute will provide a certificate of attendance.
B. Courses in Romanian culture and civilization
Lectures, given in English and/or Romanian, cover history, literature, cinema, politics, and journalism.
C. Creative workshops
Creative writing (for advanced students), 19th century ball dancing, gastronomy, 19th century costumes, handicrafts
D. Film screenings
E. Cultural and sightseeing program
Fieldtrips will be organized during weekends but also on weekdays in the Old City of Brașov, Sibiu, the fortified Saxon fortresses around Brașov and Sibiu (Hărman, Prejmer, Viscri) the Castle of Bran, the Rupea fortress, the Cezar Petrescu Memorial House in Bușteni, the Peleș Complex in Sinaia (Peleș, Pelișor, Foișor), the George Enescu Memorial House in Sinaia and a traditional village.
F. International evening
Accomodation will be in three stars locations in Brașov in the city center or at a short walking distance from it.
Participation Fee: 1.000 EUROS
The participation fee covers the following expenses: registration, tuition, workshops and other additional activities included in the program. The costs for hotel accommodations, trips, entrance fees and meals will be covered by the Romanian Cultural Institute.
The deadline for application is June 25, 2010.
Places exempted from participation fee:
The Romanian Cultural Institute offers 4 places totally exempted from participation fee and 2 places with 50% exemption. These places are intended for students in Romanian studies departments abroad, and for those who use the Romanian language in their scientific documentation, translation or they are editing works about Romanian culture and civilization.
The deadline for application for the places exempted from participation fee is June 15, 2010.
THE ROMANIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE
Cursuri de limbă, cultură și civilizație românească
Domestic Programs Department (Direcția Relații Interne)
38, Aleea Alexandru 011824, Sector 1 - Bucharest, Romania
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