Study Trip to RIGA

Study Trip to RIGA February 17th - 21st, 2016

We are excited to announce the first study trip of 2016 organized by SCOPE Maastricht! GET READY to discover a different part of Europe!

Riga, Latvia’s capital city, is a vibrant place famous for its architectural and cultural values but also for its important economic center. The old town features impressive art nouveau architecture and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is also a popular entertainment district with a high concentration of pubs, cafe's and bars which contribute to the exuberant atmosphere. On top of this, Riga a major industrial hub generating more than half of Latvia’s economic growth. The Baltic region is expanding rapidly, in which Riga is an important host for startups in vast economic sectors.

We are in the process of creating and unforgettable trip with a four-day program including:

- Round-trip flight
- 4 nights of accommodation in the heart of Riga incl. breakfast
- Company visits: Grant Thornton, TechHub Riga (the rest is to be announced)
- Several group dinners
- Social and cultural activities (e.g. nights out, city game)

Join us and experience all Riga has to offer!

We depart to Riga on Wednesday afternoon the 17th of February 2016 and arrive back in Maastricht on Sunday evening the 21st of February 2016. The trip takes place in the second week of period 4.

Apply by uploading a motivation letter (max. 400 words) stating why you want to join this trip. Mention who you are and how you could personally contribute to this memorable experience. The deadline is on the 27th of January, 2016. We are excited to read your application!

SCOPE Members: € 180
Non-Members: € 360

Any Questions? Feel free to contact one of us!
Your Study Trip Committee 2015-2016
Sanne Wassink, Nina Bekele, Kathrin Walke, Gabriel Sweere and Jan Hermanns