Social events

Besides studying you will also have time to experience Dutch culture and to participate in various social events. Please find the activities for Summer School 2016 below.

Venlo City Run

Go on a quest through Venlo and find out more about the city with a history that reaches back to the Romans. In small teams you discover the streets, squares and sights in a fun and creative way.
Duration 1,5-2 hours.


After a short instruction you will take the canoe on to the River Meuse. You can either paddle by yourself or take a bigger canoe with a group (9 pers.). A helmsman from the canoe club will join you and steer the canoe.
Duration 2-3 hours.


Amsterdam is the capital of The Netherlands. A true melting pot of many, many cultures. This weekend is not organised in detail, you are free to plan your own sightseeing tour and visit places you would like to see. FIBS will organise the bus drive to and from Amsterdam and the overnight accommodation.
Duration 2 days.

Segway tour

Take an exciting and environmental friendly tour on a Segway. After a short instruction on how handle the Segway, you will join the coach on a tour through the lovely area around Venlo.
Duration approx. 3 hours.

Farewell BBQ

Already the last day of the summer school. We hope you had a lot of fun and made new friends. Oh yes, … and that you learned a lot during the lectures, of course. This bbq is a good way to prepare and share a meal for the last time before you return home.
Duration 2-3 hours.