CIEE: Amsterdam - Social Sciences + Humanities

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Bring your interest in Dutch language, society, politics, and culture to this progressive, multicultural city for coursework across social science and humanities in English at CIEE Amsterdam and our cosmopolitan partner, University of Amsterdam (U... read more

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I gained a lot of perspective about my life, an empowering sense of independence, and the knowledge that I want to live abroad again-possibly for a long time. It was such a worthwhile experience. - Trinity University View Entire Review
I gained the best understanding of myself and how to let go and be happy. - University of Hartford View Entire Review
Definitely! Half of what I enjoyed was all the amazing friends I made and people I met, and the other half was the city itself, just magical! Makes me want to travel, look into living abroad for an extended amount of time in the future for sure. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
It was the best decision I have ever made in my entire life. I grew so much, and honestly believe that I am a better and happier person because of it. - Western Washington University View Entire Review
Yes. Living in Europe is a valuable and great thing. There is so much culture and history in a city as international as Amsterdam, and I have never felt so independent and free as I did living abroad. I really grew from it, and learned how to live on my own and take care of myself. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Yes. Going abroad, experiencing the world and different ways of life while you are in college is possibly one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have. It is important as you reach the precipice of graduating college to explore various ways to live life and learn of the different avenues that you can go down. Before ... View Entire Review
More insight into myself, how to be alone, how to make friends, how to have confidence. - Barnard College View Entire Review

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Bring your interest in Dutch language, society, politics, and culture to this progressive, multicultural city for coursework across social science and humanities in English at CIEE Amsterdam and our cosmopolitan partner, University of Amsterdam (UvA). Select from Dutch language learning at the Dutch Language Institute (INTT) which is part of UvA and courses across disciplines including anthropology, European studies, film studies, history, international relations, media, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and more. 

All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Dutch
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • European Studies
  • Dutch/Flemish Language, Literature
  • Social Sciences
  • Public Health
Minimum GPA:
3.0
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CIEE Scholarships

Qualifying programs: all summer, semester or year-long CIEE programs

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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To increase access to study abroad by more students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI), CIEE will cover 100% of program fees and travel costs for 10 students from 10 different MSIs to participate in an intensive 4-week, 3-credit summer study abroad program. To become a Frederick Douglass Global Fellow, students must be nominated and receive letters of recommendation.

100% of program fee and travel costs

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Current attendee at an MSI

$2,000 for semester, $1,000 for internship, $500 for summer

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs that offer research opportunities. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Open to all CIEE alum and participants from high school and college study abroad, teach abroad, and tefl certifcations.

$200

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Earn a cash reward for each person you refer who travels on a CIEE program

Travel costs to and from study abroad or internship program. Pell-eligible; first-come, first-served.

$1,000

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Qualifying programs: CIEE’s Sustainability and the Environment, or Tropical Ecology and Conservation summer, semester or year-long programs.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Students who enroll in more than one four-week session receive a 20% discount off each additional session.

20% discount

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Deduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms for CIEE alumni or sibling of alumni.

10% discount

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Qualifying programs: CIEE’s Community and Public Health summer, semester or year-long programs.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Enroll in more than one four-week summer session

20%

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Federal Pell Grant-eligible students can receive a GAIN Travel Grant up to $1,000 when they complete their CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by our published deadlines. Gilman Scholarship applicants can receive a CIEE Go Global Grant AND a GAIN Travel Grant totally up to $4,000!

Up to $1,000 per student

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CIEE offers substantial grants for students who choose our innovative Open Campus Block program. Available at 13 CIEE Global Institutes around the globe, Open Campus invites students across majors to study in up to three international locations in one semester.

Up to $3,000 per student

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Qualified applicants not chosen for a full fellowship are guaranteed a $1,500 program grant and possible university match, $3,000***

$1,500 per student

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