Integration Weeks

✈️ You are coming to Namur and you'd like to discover Belgian culture, food and heritage ?

Enjoy the "Integration Weeks" 🤩


👉Registration is opened !

Deadline for registration : 30th June 2023


Two weeks of French classes and Belgian culture before the academic year !

You are an exchange student and you are coming to Belgium in one of our member institutions.

During academic year, the Pôle académique de Namur will organise a cultural integration program (2 weeks) to facilitate your integration in our region and to start your stay in the best conditions. 

You will have two weeks of languages classes (french or english) and an introduction to Belgian culture, food and heritage before your academic year :

  • French or English classes : 40 hours spread over two weeks (French-speaking students participate in english classes and English-speaking students participate in French classes) ;
  • Cultural activities in and around Namur region ;
  • Excursion to Brussels ;
  • Social events.

The whole program represents 3 ECTS. First day, you will have to sign a charter.


In this video, discover Integration Weeks and students testimonials ! 😀 


These Integration Weeks are accessible to all incoming exchange students to any of the Pôle académique de Namur member institutions.

Pratical details :

  • Next period : from 29th August to 11th September 2023
  • Cost : The participation fees are paid by your institution in Belgium
    In case of cancellation of your registration, your institution reserves the right to claim the participation fee for the day !

Registration details :

To participate in the program :

  • Click here 👉 Registration is opened ! Deadline for registration : 30th June 2023 

    For further information on opportunities to stay in one of our institution or if you have a question or a problem, do not hesitate to contact us by following contacts :


First day, you will have to sign a charter / Tu devras signer une charte le premier jour  


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Testimonials from students who participated in the program :

« All the activities have been well organised and helped us to create a satisfactory image of what the belgian culture is. The staff and the students from Namur University always created a nice atmosphere for all of us. » (Andrea, Italy)

« Honestly, the program was way better than I expected. I know for sure that it's not every institution that puts this much effort into integrating the international students. I feel very grateful to have participated on it. » (Renata, Brazil)

« Merci beaucoup pour toutes ces belles choses organisées ! »  (Noé, France)

« Thanks a lot to all the people who organised these events/visits! I have studied at universities in Ukraine, Sweden and Italy but none of them had such an incredible and well organised orientation weeks! Merci beaucoup!!! :) » (Roman, Ukraine)

« All the activities were amazing! » (Laura, Spain)

« For me it was essential to learn the basics of French as I was only a beginner. I can now order food in shops and also ask for train tickets with confidence. I’m looking forward to taking the intermediate level. » (Caoimhe, Ireland)

« Merci beaucoup, c'était vraiment super! » (Vanille, France)


Contacts mobilité

Un problème ? Une question ? Voici les coordonnées des responsables "Mobilité" de chaque institution membre du Pôle. 

de contact

Mail Téléphone

 Pôle académique de Namur

 Anne-Catherine Vieujean

081 72 55 27

 Haute École Albert Jacquard (HEAJ)

 Véronique Van Cauter

081 24 94 91

 Haute École Charlemagne (HECh) Agro Gembloux

 Christine Sommelier


 Haute École de Namur-Liège-Luxembourg (HENALLUX)

 Marie-Anne Lecomte

081 46 85 18

 Haute École de la Province de Namur (HEPN)

 Céline Legrand

081 77 57 14

 Institut royal supérieur de musique et de pédagogie de Namur (IMEP)

 Aadriejan Montens


081 73 64 37

 Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech (GxABT-ULiège)

 Laurent De Potter

081 62 22 43

 Université de Namur (UNamur)

 Carole Anciaux

081 72 57 43