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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Leeuwarden, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Fees: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Open to: All UWRF students, Non-UWRF students Language Courses Offered: No
Credit Bearing: Non credit bearing
Program Description:
Discover the Netherlands: Water, Wheels and Windmill

Program Overview:

Explore beautiful windmills, blooming tulip fields and 17th century water canals in the Netherlands this spring. In this 6-day program, students will have an opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the Dutch culture.  After arriving in Amsterdam, we will travel by train to Leeuwarden, the largest city in Friesland.  We will spend three nights in the largest city of the northwest province studying Cheesemaking and brewing with Dutch students at Van Hall Larenstein University, while also taking in the rich history of the 13th century city.  The final three nights of the study abroad program will be spent in Amsterdam where students can explore museums, monuments and historical points of interest.  During our stay in Amsterdam, we will travel by train outside the city to tour Zaanse Schans, where we will learn the process of Dutch wooden shoe making, tour historic windmills and taste amazing wheels of cheese.  While in Amsterdam, students will tour the historic Heineken Brewery, the Anne Frank House and the Van Gogh Museum   
Netherlands Windmill


During the 6 day program, students will travel to Leeuwarden and Amsterdam.


FDSC 389  One credit for the course is earned after students complete the following requirements:
  1. Participating in meetings preceding the abroad portion of the program.
  2. Submitting a digital travel journal, detailing experience and relevance to area of study.
  3. Participating in thoughtful discussions during the study abroad experience.


A breakdown of the costs related to this program can be viewed by clicking on the “Program Fees” link (in the table at the top of this brochure) for the desired term.
Netherlands Food

Housing & Meals:

Hotel accommodations are included in the program fee.  Some breakfasts are provided as well as two  group dinners on the first and last evening of the trip.  Students purchase the remainder of the meals.

Travel Arrangements:

Airfare is arranged and included in the program fee.  Coach transfers and train transfers to and from hotels and airports, as well as in-country air transportation is included in the program fee.

Additional Information:

Entries to most museums and other sites are included.

How to Apply:

Check out the information on How to Apply, then come back to this program’s brochure and click on the “Apply Now” button at the top of the page.


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.