Club past activities

The University Foundation organizes lots of activities for the members of the Club. Below you can see short reviews of some past activities. A more complete list can be seen on the French or Dutch web pages.

 - (Feb 11 2014)

Debate about Brussels: How can the capital of a federal state be made financially sustainable?  Berlin and Vienna as models for Brussels? + cocktail

 - (Feb 07 2014)

A l'initiative de la Fondation Boghossian, la célèbre Villa Empain a été entièrement restaurée et a ouvert ses portes au public depuis le 23 avril 2010. Lieu de rencontres et de découvertes, d'émotions partagées et d'émerveillement, la Villa Empain est aussi un remarquable témoin de l'architecture Art -Déco.

 - (Jan 30 2014)

During the new year's cocktail on January 30, 2014, attention was given to the newly published book on the hsitory of the Biermans-Lapôtre Foundation, "sister of the University Foundation in Paris" . The book tells the biography of the founder of the House for students from Belgium and Luxemburg in the Cité Internationale Universitaire in Paris, as well as the history of the house itself. The book entitled "Biermans-Lapôtre:  history of a mecenas and his Foundation" is authored by Serge Jaumain and Pierre Van den Dungen, and is published in French and in Dutch. Speeches were given by Jos Aelvoet, FBL Director, Philippe Mettens, Chairman Federal Science Policy BELSPO, and the authors. In a series of interviews, chaired by Philippe Van Parijs, a number of former residents of the House Biermans Lapôtre in Paris spoke of their recollections on their stay in Paris.


 - (Dec 06 2013)

Santa Claus visits the University Foundation.


Our trip to Turkey