Amsterdam Study Abroad Program

We are pleased to announce that the Amsterdam IU Study Abroad opportunity (Social Justice in the Netherlands) geared toward the fields of Criminal Justice, Anthropology, SPEA, Political Science and Gender Studies is now accepting applications for the summer 2013 program!  This is an IU-sponsored program, and the application is due February 11!

Our program runs from July 11 to August 10 and consists of two 3 credit hour courses: Conflict Resolution and Social Policy in the Netherlands.  Both courses count for credit in a number of different departments, including Criminal Justice, Anthropology, SPEA, Political Science and Gender Studies.  Students wishing to take these classes for GNDR credit will receive a total of six hours under the course numbers: GNDR-G302 and GNDR-G399.

The program is housed in the Graduate School of Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam, with both classes and housing located in the heart of the beautiful, exciting and fun-filled city of Amsterdam.  For more information about overseas study, costs and financial aid opportunities, please visit the Office of Overseas Study homepage at http:/overseas.iu.edu/.  You may find additional information about the Amsterdam Summer Program by clicking on the Programs link on the homepage and searching for it.

Program Eligibility

You may apply if you:

  • are an IU student who is making normal degree progress,
  • are in at least your fourth full-time semester of college, and
  • have approximately a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Costs and Financial Aid

  • Fee paid to IU: (includes academic fees, housing, some meals, excursions, health insurance)
    • IU resident undergraduates $5,092
    • IU non-resident undergraduates $5,592
  • Additional meals: $900
  • Airfare: $1,000-1,100
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

Initial prepayment of $500 due March 30, 2012.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Academic Program

Professor Kip Schlegel is the director of the program, and he will be co-teaching the Social Policy in the Netherlands course along with Professor Stephanie Kane. The application deadline is coming up soon! I do not have specific information for you about this program, and I urge you to contact Prof. Schlegel at: schlegel@indiana.edu or an advisor in the Office of Overseas Study for more information.

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