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Amsterdam Summer School
Amsterdam, Netherlands (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Options: Apartment, Dormitory
Areas of Study: Biology, Criminal Justice, Dutch, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Film, Gender Studies, Health and Human Services, History, Law, Literature, Religion/Theology, Sociology Class Status: 1-freshman, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 5-graduate student, 6-other
Program Type: study abroad Language of Instruction: Dutch, English
Program: Direct
Program Description:
Program Description:
VU University Amsterdam offers an airport pick-up service, orientation programme, course excursions and social programme, on-site support, 24/7 emergency assistance and a transcript of records after completion of the course. Housing is available both on and off campus.  Scholarships are available!

Block 1: 2 - 16 July

- Becoming A Fly on the Wall: Observational Methods for Violent Everyday Conflicts
- Big Data in Society
- Buddhism and Psychology: A Hermeneutical Interface
- Creativity and Innovation (in collaboration with Cardiff University)
- Decolonizing Europe: History, Ideas and Praxis (in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice at Brown University)
- Disability Studies and Arts Based Research: An Exciting Partnership?
- Doing Research with Discourse Analysis: A Discourse Perspective on Making Sense of Social Change (in collaboration with Lancaster University)
- From Correlation to Causation: An Introduction to Novel Analysis Methods for Observational Data
- Global Health
- International Criminal Justice
- Irrationality and Nudging: Understanding and Influencing People’s Decision-Making
- Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Clinic to Bench
- The Economics of Vibrant Cities
- The Entrepreneurial Family Business
- Translating the Text of the New Testament. Erasmus Novum Instrumentum Omne after 500 Years

Block 2: 16 - 30 July

- Data Analysis in R
- Brain and Mind
- Challenging the Banks: From Microfinance to Fintech (in collaboration with Maastricht University)
- Discover (the) Dutch: Dutch Language and Culture
- Empirical Legal Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods for Legal Scholars
- Governing Climate Change: Theory and Practice
- Human Movement Analysis
- Laws in Antiquity: Law and Legal Systems from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Rome and Byzantium (in collaboration with Leiden University)
- New Venture Creation/Entrepreneurship
- Organizational Behaviour Management
- Spatial Crime Analysis
- Syriac Christianity in Context (one week)
- The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (one week)

Faculty VU University Amsterdam Faculty
Course Credit various
Prerequisites varies
Program Price Varies by course(s) chosen and course excursions
Price Range: $2,200 - $3,500
Housing: ranges from 425 - 570 euro for 2 weeks
Scholarships are available and can be accessed through the general application.
Program Price Includes Tuition, program-sponsored excursions, international health insurance
Program Price DOES NOT Include UM Study Abroad Application, housing, airfare, meals, personal spending money, passport and visa fees

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/06/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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