SU Bakı 2023: “Multiculturalism and Tolerance are Timely Topics”
AEGEE gets you to places you would probably never see otherwise. Places like Azerbaijan. If you want to know more about this place and its unique culture, then the Summer University “Beat The Heat Vol. II” by AEGEE-Bakı might be the right course for you. The dates: 1-15 August 2023.
GT: What is the main topic of your SU this year?
AEGEE-Bakı: Hey there, adventure enthusiasts! This year, our SU is centered around the important and timely topic of multiculturalism and tolerance.
GT: Why did you choose the topic?
AEGEE-Bakı: We’ve chosen to focus on this awesome theme because it fits perfectly with our goal of immersing participants in the cultural splendors of the East and West. By promoting multiculturalism and tolerance, we hope to create a more connected and empathetic global community, and inspire our participants to become advocates for positive change.
GT: What will be the thematic programme highlights?
AEGEE-Bakı: We’ve planned visits to historical and cultural centers, thematic parties, and engaging workshops where you can learn about the traditions and practices of the Azerbaijani people. So be ready for language and calligraphy workshops, multiculturalism and tolerance workshops, music and dance workshops, and much more! We’re all about creating a transformative experience that will stay with you long after the SU has ended.
GT: Let’s talk about the leisure part of your SU. Which cities and landmarks will you visit?
AEGEE-Bakı: Our leisure program is just as epic as our thematic program! You’ll get to explore Azerbaijan’s historic and beautiful landmarks, soak up the sunsets on the Caspian Sea, visit Baku – known as the “Eastern Paris” – and discover Sheki, the country’s newest Unesco Heritage Site with its charming streets, museums, and bazaar.
GT: What will you do for fun?
AEGEE-Bakı: At our SU, we believe in having a blast while learning and exploring. Be ready for cultural nights, talent shows, and plenty of social activities and games to keep you entertained. From experiencing the local cuisine to dancing the night away, we’ve got it all covered.
GT: How much is the fee and what is included in it?
AEGEE-Bakı: We’re providing an incredible value for such an immersive and exciting experience! The fee for our SU is just 196 Euro, which includes accommodation, two meals per day, part of transportation, and all thematic and leisure activities.
GT: How much is the optional fee and what is included in it?
AEGEE-Bakı: For an additional 50 Euro, you can join us on optional visits to additional landmarks like the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Surakhani Ship Museum, as well as a surprise trip that will leave you speechless.
GT: Who is the ideal participant?
AEGEE-Bakı: We are on the hunt for curious, open-minded, and respectful individuals who are eager to learn, explore, and build meaningful connections with fellow participants. Whether you are a seasoned traveler or simply looking for a new adventure, we’d love for you to join us on this incredible journey!
GT: What can you tell us about your AEGEE antenna, what makes it special or famous?
AEGEE-Bakı: Our AEGEE antenna is renowned for its dedication to fostering inclusivity, community, and intercultural understanding among our members. With experienced trainers and a strong network of passionate individuals, we are proud to provide high-quality educational opportunities and fun-filled events for our members. We can’t wait to share this amazing experience with you!
GT: Where can interested people find out more about your SU?
AEGEE-Bakı: Check out the application page, our social media pages for all the details you need to plan your next adventure with us!
GT: Do you have a message to potential applicants?
AEGEE-Bakı: Remember, life is all about creating unforgettable memories and having epic adventures. So why not take a chance and join us on this incredible journey? We promise that it will be an experience you’ll never forget!