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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** Applications must be submitted by 10:00 pm. Study Abroad applicants should note that the deadline indicated here is for Hopkins only; external programs may have earlier deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 2.5 Housing Type: Hotel/Hostel, Residence Hall
Language of Instruction: English Areas of Study: History
Program Type: CIEE, Third-party provider Credit Type: Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript)
Language Prerequisite: No Hopkins Application Fee: $25 (provider/university may also charge an app fee)
Application Process: (1) Complete Hopkins app by clicking "Apply Now", (2) Go to program website to complete program app (note deadline may be different)
Program Description:
CIEE Summer Business and Communications Program in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Deepen your business and communications knowledge while broadening your understanding of the role the Netherlands plays in the global market during CIEE's Summer Business and Communications program in Amsterdam. Courses such as Dutch sustainable business and the EU, gender and popular culture, and contemporary television, as well as excursions to fascinating sites and interactions with local businesspeople will ensure you leave with practical business and interpersonal skills that you can put to work in your future career.

Study abroad in Amsterdam and you'll:

  • See business and communications in action in the European Union
  • Go on a weekend trip during each session to explore another European city
  • Explore Dutch castles, beaches, fishing villages, and cities
  • Study Dutch Business in a European Context in the financial heart of the Netherlands (Amsterdam) during Session I and gain an insider's perspective on how business is done in the Netherlands within the broader context of the EU.
  • Study Business and Sustainability in the Netherlands in Session II and learn more about the Dutch business field and business values (specifically social and environmental responsibility), leading to a deeper understanding of Dutch business practices today and in the past.
  • Study Gender, Race, Sexuality and Popular Culture in Session II and be able to address the mechanisms by which popular cultures serves as the dominant site of representations of identity.
  • Study Contemporary Television: Business, Storytelling, Audience in Session III, in which you will explore how television today reflects, the ascendancy of online television, the fracturing of the television audience, and the formal/narrative characteristics of the era of television known as the (latest) "Golden Age of TV," both from a US and Dutch perspective.

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.


There is a dual application process for this program:

(1) Students must complete the Hopkins application by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button
(2) Students must complete the program application, which you can access on the program website.

Please make sure to abide by both the Hopkins and the program deadlines as they may be different.