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Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: City Planning, European Studies, Foods and Nutrition, Geography, Homeland Security, International Security and Conflict Resolution, International Studies, Political Science, Public Health, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Urban Studies, Women's Studies Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Graduate
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Apartment or Flat, Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Partner Program Click here for a definition of this term Chance of Placement: 1-Excellent
Mode of Participation: In-Person, Virtual
Program Description:

Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) Summer and Winter School

A dynamic, multifaceted institution marked by high academic standards, an international atmosphere, and a vibrant academic community.

Summer and Winter programs: Meet the World in Amsterdam!

The Summer Programs office at the University of Amsterdam offers a variety of intensive summer courses in a variety of fields. All of our programs are taught in English.  

Minimum eligibility for each course ranges from advanced undergraduates (3rd and 4th year students) to graduate students, so look closely at the minimum requirements for each course.

Learn more about UvA summer school!

Learn more about UvA winter school!

With over 20 years experience in programme development, the Summer Programmes office is capable of offering high quality short-term study abroad programmes at a reasonable cost. With insiders' knowledge of the city of Amsterdam and an impressive list of guest speakers and faculty, we have developed programmes that offer a truly authentic Amsterdam experience.

Courses available may include:
  • A Peaceful Mind: Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions
  • Building Brands and Influencing Behaviour
  • Comprehensive Introduction to Research Methodology and Design
  • Economics and Game Theory
  • Future Societies: Ageing, Economics, Innovation
  • Introduction to Sexuality Studies
  • Migration and Integration: Refugees, Rights & Realities
  • Placemaking in the City
  • Planning the Cycling City
  • Security Governance & Conflict Resolution
  • Social Movements and Social Change
  • Summer Institute on Addiction
  • Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society
  • The Circular City: Towards a Sustainable Urban Ecosystem
  • Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities
  • Urban Studies: Sense, Space and Strategy

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year SDSU App Deadline SDSU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 03/15/2021 04/01/2021 TBA TBA