Press Release 055/2015

Tour Eucor 2015: More than 700 Kilometers through Three Countries

The Traditional Bicycle Tour from June 3 to 7 Will Pass the Eucor Universities in Germany, France, and Switzerland – Start at the Karlsruhe Palace
Sports challenges and establishing contacts are the objectives of the Tour Eucor. (Photo: tourEUCOR e.V.)

On June 3, the 2015 Tour Eucor will start. For the 18th time, the bicycle tour of five days’ duration will pass the five university cities in the upper Rhine valley: Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Basel, and Freiburg. The 120 participants – students, employees, and alumni of the five universities – will cover a distance of more than 700 km. The start of the tour will be on June 3, 2015, 8 hrs, in front of Karlsruhe palace. The tour will end in the afternoon of June 7 at the Kollegiengebäude am Schloss, the closing event will take place in the evening. The tour is organized by the students association tourEUCOR e.V. of KIT.


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