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The Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014 10/03/2014 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Exchange
Language of Instruction:
Dutch, English
Language Requirement:
None
Prerequisite Requirements:
At least sophomore standing
Housing Options:
Apartment, Residence Hall/Dormitory
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Number of Credits:
12-18
Courses/Disciplines:
Business Administration, Communication, English, Humanistic Studies, Political Science, Public Administration
Program advisor:
Kristy Aoki
Program advisor email:
aokik@uwgb.edu
Program Description:

The Hague

hague buildingWhat used to be a remote castle in the 13th century is now the center of Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands. This relaxed city has numerous museums, 22 beautiful parks, and the most popular seaside resort in the Netherlands. The Hague is a multi-cultural city, home to people from all over the world. The Netherlands is the central point of Europe, located on the North Sea. It is also one of the world's most prosperous countries with a highly developed educational system.

The Queen resides in The Hague along with the Dutch Central Government.  With over half a million residents in The Hague, there are numerous top-rate cultural and recreational activities to keep you busy. The world-famous Nederlands Dans Theatre and nearby beach with boardwalk are just a couple attractions this great European city has to offer.

Program Design

hague schoolYou may spend a semester or academic year studying at The Hague School for European Studies (HEBO). HEBO is a college within The Hague University (Haagse Hogeschool). About 16,000 students attend the university; 1,400 of whom are enrolled in HEBO. The University requires all degree-seeking students to study abroad for a minimum of one semester which creates truly global classroom environments.

Find out more about being a student at the Hague and the city itself at www.studyinthehague.com.


You may in enroll in 12-15 credits of major, minor, or general education courses. There is a focus on group work and presentations. Courses are taught in English. You are required to enroll in a Dutch language and culture course to improve your awareness of the Netherlands.  Find more information about the courses offered at HEBO on this website.

PROGRAM DATES:  Exact program dates change from year to year and you wil be notified of your term's specific dates after you are accepted to HEBO and a particular program. General program dates (including mandatory orientation) are:
 
Fall (Autumn): early September to late January/early February
 
Spring: mid-January to late June/early July
 
More specific information can be found on the Hague Fact Sheet. (Click Fact Sheet at bottom of page).

Living

covered bridgeStudents generally share an apartment in the city with other Dutch and/or international students. The Hague University cooperates with a housing corporation specializing in letting accommodation to students prior to arrival.  Students are responsible for arranging their own housing before they arrive in the Netherlands.  More information and cost estimates can be found here.

             





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