Study Trip

Study trip 2022

This year the study trip will be going to….

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On the 30th of March we have revealed that this year the Study Trip of I.F.A. ACE will be going to Bulgaria! We will visit the cities of Sofia and Varna. This eleven-day trip will take place from 13th of July till the 24th of July 2022. For more information see below!

Sign up

In order to attend this trip, you can sign up from 4th of April at 17:00 onwards. A subtab will open on this page where you will need to fill in some information. You do not need to pay immediately. There are limited spots available, so spots will be divided on first-come, first-serve basis. The Study Trip Committee will contact you as soon as possible to confirm your spot. After the list of participants is complete, you will be placed on a waiting list. 

Costs and payment

The total costs for the trip (transport, activities and accommodation) will be approximately €650,-. This excludes lunch and dinner. We will confirm the final price once the sign up is closed and the list of participants is complete.
In order to pay for this this trip, you will manually transfer the final price to ACE’s bank account. The deadline for transferring is the 31st of May at 23:59. More details will follow once the payment is open. If you fail to pay before the deadline, your spot will be given away to someone on the waiting list.

Steps to take to join the study trip

  1. Check if you need a visa (see below)
  2. Check Bulgarian COVID rules (see below)
  3. Pay before the 31st of May 23:59
  4. Go on vacation with us and enjoy!

Accommodation

We will be staying in two different hostels. In Sofia we will stay in hostel Mostel. In Varna we will be staying in hostel Musala. We will have quite small rooms of 2, 3 or 4 people!

Hostel Mostel (Sofia)

https://www.hostelmostel.com/
2A, Makedonia Boulevard. Sofia, 1000 Bulgaria
Email: info@hostelmostel.com
Phone: +359 88 922 3296

Hostel Musala (Varna)

https://hostelmusala.com/
1, Musala Street. Varna, 9000 Bulgaria
Email: info@hostelmusala.com
Phone: +359 98 822 8908

Transportation

We will be flying to Bulgaria by plane (Ryanair or Wizzair). With both flights we will have hand luggage and 20 kg of check-in luggage. To travel between Sofia and Varna, we will have a private bus.

Flight details

Outbound flight: 13th of July from Eindhoven Airport at 16:25 to Sofia Airport at 20:00

Return Flight: 24th of July from Varna Airport at 06:15 to Eindhoven Airport at 08:20

Activities

We will organise a range of activities for the study trip. Since the study trip is focused on the three pillars of I.F.A. ACE (social, study, career), we will base our activities around that. Think about activities such as going to the theatre or opera, hiking activities, or visiting different (media) companies. We will also incorporate architectural sites and monuments, churches and (art) museums and maybe even do some Bulgarian dancing ourselves!

COVID-19

If you are interested in attending this trip, please check out the current COVID travel rules in Bulgaria and the Netherlands in the following links. Because this trip is planned far ahead, please understand that these COVID rules may change, we will keep you updated if you have signed up for the trip.

Bulgaria: https://mfa.bg/en/customnews/main/24737

Netherlands: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad

Visa

Most EU-citizens will not need a visa for this trip, if their passport or ID card is from countries belonging to the Schengen area. If your passport is from one of the following countries, you will not need a visa: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

If your passport or ID is not from one of the above-mentioned countries, please contact us via studytrip@ifaace.nl and look up information about acquiring a visa in the following link: https://www.mfa.bg/en/services-travel/consular-services/travel-bulgaria/visa-bulgaria

If you have any questions regarding the study trip, please contact us via studytrip@ifaace.nl

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