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. The University of Amsterdam (UvA) Economics and Business is AACSB accredited.

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

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.

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.

Dates and Deadlines

To confirm the exact program dates, please consult CIEE.
TermYearDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Spring Semester201910/1/2018Late JanuaryEarly June
Fall Semester20193/1/2019Mid-AugustLate December
Academic Year2019-203/1/2019Mid-AugustEarly June
Spring Semester202010/1/2019Late JanuaryLate May

Travel Advisories

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