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UF in Utrecht - European, Cultural and Business Studies
Utrecht, Netherlands (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer B
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Budget Sheets Summer B
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Language Requirement:
Minimum GPA:
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Program Advisor: Caroline Cully
Type of Credit:
Open to non-UF students:
Yes Program Type: UF Exchange
Liberal Arts and Sciences Field of Study: Business Administration, Cultural Studies, European Studies
Program Description:

UF in Utrecht

European, Cultural, and Business Studies
Summer B: July 6-August 16, 2015

About the Program

Spend 6 weeks of your summer immersed in Dutch culture in the heart of Europe. UF in Utrecht is one of UFIC's longest-running summer programs. Utrecht University is the Netherlands' top university, and one of the most prestigious institutions in the world. UF in Utrecht is part of Utrecht Summerschool, Europe's largest academic summer program. Select from 4 different curricular tracks in which you will take courses with students and professors from all over the world. Please note that a UF faculty member does not accompany you on this program. 

About the Location

Utrecht, Netherlands is about 30 minutes south of Amsterdam. Utrecht is a unique mix of old and new, defined on the one side by cobblestone streets and medieval architecture, and on the other by a buzzing cultural and artistic scene brought to life by Utrecht University's diverse international population.


You will live with other international students in shared double rooms in Utrecht University student housing. All accommodation is situated within easily accessible (by bicycle or public transport) distances from the university. All rooms are fully furnished and include cooking utensils and bedding. Internet is available via Ethernet cable, there is no WiFi in the residences. The rooms are either single or double rooms with shared kitchen and shared bathroom. In case of a shared room, you will share with one other student of the same gender.


  • open to all majors
  • 2.5 GPA
  • two letters of recommendation
  • essay
  • students in good standing

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program.

UFIC recommends that you speak with your financial aid advisor about your financial aid eligibility for study abroad. More information can be found at Student Financial Affairs.

Explore Dutch Culture, European Studies, Business in Europe, or Artistic Relations between Italy and the Netherlands.

Build Relationships with International Students and Faculty.

Experience Daily Student Life in One of Europe's Quintessential University Cities.

Course Information

Courses are taught by Dutch and international professors
Select 1 of 4 different tracks, each worth 6 UF GPA credits:

  • Dutch Culture in a European Context
    Dutch Culture in a European Context.pdf
    European Cultures and Identities (POS4956)
    Dutch Culture: History and Art (ARH2930)
    Dutch Culture: Society and Current Issues (SYG4956)
    Excursions: Brussels, the Hague
  • European Studies
    European Studies.pdf
    European Cultures and Identities (POS4956)
    European History: From Nationalism to
    Globalization (HIS4956)
    Holocaust & Genocide in Modern Europe (SYG4956)
    Excursions: Brussels, Cologne, Amsterdam
  • Doing Business in Europe
    Doing Business in Europe.pdf
    European Business and Economy (GEB4956)
    European Business Skills (GEB4956)
    Simulation Game: Marketing, Finance, or
    Entrepreneurship (GEB4956)
    Excursions: Brussels, 1 week in Northern Italy
  • History of Art: European Highlights
    History of Art European Highlights
    Italian History of Art (ARH2930) - 2 weeks in Florence
    Nothing is What it Seems: Dutch Art of the Golden Age (ARH4930) - 2 weeks in Utrecht
    Art in Germany from the Middle Ages to the 20th
    Century (ARH4930) -2 weeks in Berlin

2015 Pricing

2015 Undergraduate Program Fee
Students will receive two different invoices, one from UFIC (program fees) and one from the UF Bursar (6 credits UF tuition based on residency)

  • Dutch Culture in a European Context: $2,424 + UF tuition
  • European Studies:$2,424 + UF tuition
  • Doing Business in Europe: $2813 + UF tuition
  • History of Art: European Highlights: $3056 + UF tuition

UF in-state tuition is $1,252.62 for 6 credits. 

A $300 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses. Deferment decision will be based on the amount of aid to be received.

What's Included:

Housing, transfers, cultural excursions, books, student ID cards, musem passes, international health insurance, and medical emergency assistance.

What's Not Included:

Round-trip airfare, meals, public transport or bicycle costs, additional personal travel, and personal expenses.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Caroline Cully

Faculty Program Director
Dr. H. Wind Cowles


This program is currently not accepting applications.