Latin America Day. VUB. octubre 11

Come and discover a continent full of opportunities!

Join us for activities throughout the day:

  • Come and taste different foods and drinks at the resto, food trucks and during the Latin America Fair, with stands from embassies, different organisations, and VUB departments
  • Take part in some Salsa/Zumba classes
  • Check out the Tango demonstration
  • And join the debate at the Academic Panel Discussion on various VUB research and education projects in Latin America
  • The day will close with a reception until 8pm.

When? Thursday 11 October 2018, 12:00-20:00

Where? VUB Campus Humanities, Sciences & Engineering, Building D, ground floor and first floor (tbc)



Salsa/Zumba session – free for all to join !


Latin America Fair with stands from embassies, cultural organisations, VUB departments: tasting sessions, goodies, info on culture, tourism, and more. Drop by the IRMO stand, pick up a ‘passport’, make your way around the fair and collect 6 stamps, and get your free gadget from the IRMO stand


“Building Bridges between Latin America and Europe Through Education and Scientific Cooperation”, an academic panel discussion with opening comments from VUB Rector, Prof Caroline Pauwels (please register below for this event)


Tango demonstration, networking, with food, drinks and music (please register below)

Want to know more about going to Latin America for studies or internships? Check out the Go Abroad Fair in Jette (16 October 2018) and the Go Abroad Fair in Etterbeek (17 October 2018)

Register here for the Academic Panel Discussion and/or reception so we can gauge numbers for organisational purposes.