Final Report Online

Final Report Online

It is already some time ago that the Latin Links study tour took place. During the months after the study tour the participants of the study tour were busy writing about their findings. The macro, meso and micro studies that have been carried out have recently been bundled in a final report. The document is […]

Successful Symposium

Last Friday’s symposium was a proper ending of the study tour project. With an attendance of around 80 visitors it was well visited. Chairwoman Annemarleen Kersbergen kicked off the symposium by talking about the preliminary activities of the committee and participants.  Presentations were given by the groups that did research to the subthemes Area Development, Port Management and Water […]

Study Tour Symposium

The study tour ended on the 5th of October. Afterwards students started travelling on their own account in South-America. By now, also the last students have returned safely from their stay in South-America. The study tour has been a great success; for the educational part and also for the social part. At this time the […]

Start Study Tour

Start Study Tour

In less than one hour our plane to London will leave Schiphol Amsterdam. Tomorrow at 08:15 local time we will be in Buenos Aires. Every day this website will be updated with leisure and excursion reports. Stay tuned!

Preliminary report Latin Links online

Preliminary report Latin Links online

The students of the Latin Links study tour group have completed the preliminary report belonging to the research that is done for the study tour. The report contains a short introduction about the study tour and the macro, meso and micro studies. The micro studies are not finished yet. During the study tour the students […]

Wine tour in the area of Montevideo

Wine tour in the area of Montevideo

Argentina is famous for its wine. Great wines originate from the area around Mendoza under the peaks of the Aconcagua. Less famous, but maybe just as good are the wines that originate from the vineyards around Montevideo in Uruguay. The climate and the soil are excellent for growing grapes. Several vineyards have opened their doors […]

Start micro study

The macro and meso studies belonging to the educational program of the study tour have been finished two weeks ago. The macro study is conducted by a PESTLED-analysis. PESTLED is a mnemonic which in its expanded form denotes P for Political, E for Economic, S for Social, T for Technological, L for Legal, E for […]

Spanish course for participants study tour

The organisation of the study tour progresses; there are only four months left before the study tour will begin. That means participants have to start with their preparations. Learning Spanish is one of those. Six Spanish lessons will be given, starting at the 9th of May. During the lessons the participants receive course materials that […]

First contract research finished

Master student Sander Schipper conducted a contract research for a partnership between Reggefiber and the University of Twente in the last couple of months. The two organisations started a program that is called ZOARG (Zorgvuldige Aanleg en Reductie Graafschade). The program has to improve the implementation and development of innovative methods and techniques used for […]

New sponsor Latin Links: Spanbeton

Spanbeton, leader in the Dutch civil prefab sector, has been signed to study tour Latin Links as a financial sponsor. Spanbeton supplies clients in the Infra/Road and Infra/Rail sectors with standard and special designed elements of prestressed concrete. Clients are mainly found in The Netherlands and nearby border districts. Spanbeton has an own engineer office […]