University of Oregon

CIEE: Business and Culture in Amsterdam

Program Overview

The Business and Culture program is designed for students who are majoring or minoring in business or economics and considering a career in the business world, or who plan to explore graduate studies in business or pursue an MBA. You will be able to take courses from the areas of Business Studies, Economics, or Economics and Finance, either pursuing courses in one of these tracks or choosing courses from multiple areas. The program provides you a better understanding of the theories and tools that address the complexity of issues in today’s global economy.

All students are required to take either the CIEE course Dutch Culture, or an UvA Dutch language course.

For further information about the program, including dates and course information, please visit: CIEE: Business and Culture in Amsterdam.

Application Process

If you are interested in applying to a CIEE program, we strongly advise you to meet with an advisor prior to applying.

Selection for the program is based on a review of your written application, recommendation, transcript(s), and completion of the interview process. Qualified applicants are recommended by a GEO Study Abroad Program Advisor. The final selection of participants is made by CIEE.

IMPORTANT: Application for a CIEE program involves two parts:

  1. Completion of the GEO application process.
  2. Completion of the CIEE application process.

Please note that the GEO deadline supersedes the CIEE deadline. An application fee is due at the time of application and is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Additional Requirements

  • One term microeconomics, one term macroeconomics, and one additional course in accounting, finance, management, marketing, mathematics, or statistics

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Fall Semester20173/15/2017late Augustlate December
Academic Year2017-20183/15/2017late Augustlate May
Spring Semester201810/01/2017late Januaryearly June

Additional Date Information

To confirm the exact program dates, please consult CIEE.

Priority Discounts

If your program has a Priority Deadline, complete all pre-decision application materials by this date to receive a $100 credit toward your program fee. Please note, students participating in multiple summer programs are only eligible to receive the $100 credit once.

Note: this $100 discount does not apply to priority deadlines for SIT programs.

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.