Integration Weeks

You are coming to Namur and you'd like to discover Belgian culture, food and heritage? Register yourself to "Integration weeks" !

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 2021-2022, the Pole academique 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. 

2 weeks of French classes and introduction to Belgian culture, food and heritage before your academic year :

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

The whole program represents 3 ECTS.

You can download the 2021 program. It is subject to change, depending on measures related to COVID-19.

Download the program 2021 - Practical information

Télécharge le programme 2021 - Informations pratiques



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

Pratical details :

  • Period : from August 30 to September 10, 2021
  • Cost : please contact your partner institution as mentioned below

For further information on opportunities to stay in one of our institution, do not hesitate to contact us by following contacts :

Registration details :

To participate in the program :




 Download the charter / Télécharge la charte 


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

Voici les coordonnées des responsables "Mobilité" de chaque institution membre du Pôle.

de contact

Mail Téléphone

Pôle de Namur

Julie Failon

081 72 55 27


Véronique Van Cauter

081 24 94 91

HECh - ISIa Gembloux

Nathalie de Harlez

0479 97 13 84


Marie-Anne Lecomte

081 46 85 18


Céline Legrand

081 77 57 14


Elise Van Schingen

081 73 64 37


Laurent De Potter

081 62 22 43


Henrich Brunke

081 72 40 08


Carole Anciaux

081 72 57 43