Esch-Alzette, and belongingtoit Esch-Belval, isoneofthemaincitiesof Luxembourg. Itisthebiggestcity in thesouthof Luxembourg andhas a bighospitalaswellasseveralhighschools. Itoffers also culturaleventsin itstheater (Théâtre d’Esch) and in therenovated “Kulturfabrik”.Next tothetheateris an interestingmuseumaboutthesecondworld war.Esch-Belvalisthemaincampusofthe University of Luxembourg. Thereare also banks, researchinstitutions and a shoppingmallwith a cinema. Itis an ancientindustrialsitethathasbeenturnedinto a very modern place. In theconcerthall “Rockhal” areoftenconcertsoffamousmusicians.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
The CHEM (CentreHospitalier Emile-Mayrisch) is a bighospital in Esch-Alzette with all specialties. Itisthe University-hospital oftheSaarland.
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
SCOPE-Students will get lunch forfree in thecanteenoftheclinic.
6 SCOPE- studentsaregoingtoshareoneapartmentin Esch-Belval, whichisimmediatelynextto Esch-Alzette wherethehospitalis. Every student will a havehis/her own room, thekitchen will beshared.
From Esch-Belvala traingoesdirectlyto Esch-Alzette in only 10 minutes. Fromthetrainstationitis not fartothehospital. Therearebussesaswellwhich link thetwocities, Bus number 3 an number 15. Public transportisfree.
Social events are going to be organised for all SCOPE-Students together.
Options are going to be:
Cinema (perhaps open-air)
High ropes course (Heiderscheid)
Castle in Vianden + ropeway
Military museum in Diekirch
Walking tour in Luxembourg city + Casemates + (Museums)
Schueberfouer (fairground, traditional event)
Bicycle tour at the Mosel (river that marks the border between Luxembourg and Germany)
Visiting the vineyards (and tasting?)
“Baggerweieren” (small lakes to swim)
Visiting the world famous Luxembourgish town of “Schengen”
Traditional food evening
Possibility to make a trip to Germany and/or France and/or Belgium (on weekends or after the internship in Luxembourg)
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