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The Hague University in the Netherlands (USAC)

The Hague, Netherlands

Program Overview

Term Start Date End Date Application Deadline
Fall 2020
Aug 23, 2020
Jan 15, 2021
Mar 01, 2020
Academic Year 2020
TBA
TBA
Mar 01, 2020
Spring 2021
Jan 24, 2021
Jun 28, 2021
Oct 01, 2020
Language(s) of Instruction
English
No
No
No
Class Standing
First semester Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Sophomore
2.7
Credits

12-18

Program Advisor

The Program

Live in the Diplomatic and Political heart of the Netherlands, with a strong link to international corporations around Europe; all with a small town feel

The program in The Hague (Den Haag) offers the opportunity to enroll in a variety of disciplines at The Hague University of Applied Sciences European Studies Programme. You will find that The Hague is a crossroads of cultures with well over one hundred nationalities represented, making your study abroad experience truly diverse.

Peace Palace, The Hague

Program Location

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The Hague, Netherlands

Netherlands

The Hague

The Hague lies on the North Sea and is a modern and sophisticated city, being one of four United Nations cities in the world. It is also one of the greenest cities in Europe, buzzing with outdoor activity and an abundance of recreational facilities. It is rich in history and is the home of the central government and the Royal family. The Netherlands was one of the six founding members of the European Union, and The Hague is often referred to as The City of Peace. It is home to the International Criminal Court, Peace Palace, War Crimes Tribunal, and Europol. 

Academics

Students can enroll in a variety of disciplines at The Hague University of Applied Sciences European Studies Programme. Courses are taught in English, and you may choose from courses in Business Management, Communication Management, Culture and Society, Politics and Administration, and Languages. All students are required to take the Introduction to Dutch Culture and Society course. You can find more information on the offered courses here.

Academic Calendar

To find out more about the Academic Calendar for USAC: The Hague, click here

Fall Semester

Late August

Mid January

Spring Semester

Late January

Late June

Housing and Meals

The university does not have its own on-campus housing but has arrangements with a variety of housing providers (The Student Hotel, Geste Groep, The Y, DUWO, etc.) to locate off-campus housing; however, space is limited. Most local university students and international students use a provider and live in off-campus accommodations. Housing is typically located within 5-20 minutes of the university. There is a cafeteria on-campus as well as shops, restaurants, and grocery stores throughout the city.

Financial Information

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
NJ Resident non-NJ Resident
Program Cost $16,250 $16,250
ATW Scholarship $3,825 0
RU TERM BILL TOTAL $12,425 $16,250
Program Cost includes:
  • Tuition
  • Housing (includes utilities)
  • Administrative Fees
  • International SOS Health Insurance

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,500
Meals $2,500
Residence permit (Estimate is for US Citizens) $214
Books and Classroom Materials $200
Local Transportation $200
Personal Expenses $1,100
*USAC Application Fee $100
Total $5,814.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad. 
 
Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket and visa costs, while some of these expenses, such as meals and local transportation, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*The $100 non-refundable USAC application fee you paid USAC has already been deducted from the program cost.

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
All Students
Program Cost per semester $15,850
Program Cost includes:
  • Tuition
  • Housing (includes utilities)
  • Administrative Fees
  • International SOS Health Insurance

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,500
Meals $3,000
Residence permit (Estimate is for US Citizens) $214
Books and Classroom Materials $400
Local Transportation $400
Personal Expenses $2,200
*USAC Application Fee $100
Total $7,814.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.

Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket, while some of these expenses, such as meals and personal expenses, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*The $100 non-refundable USAC application fee you paid USAC has already been deducted from the program cost.

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
NJ Resident non-NJ Resident
Program Cost $16,250 $16,250
ATW Scholarship $3,825 0
RU TERM BILL TOTAL $12,425 $16,250
Program Cost includes:
  • Tuition
  • Housing (includes utilities)
  • Administrative Fees
  • International SOS Health Insurance

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,500
Meals $2,500
Residence permit (Estimate is for US Citizens) $214
Books and Classroom Materials $200
Local Transportation $200
Personal Expenses $1,100
*USAC Application Fee $100
Total $5,814.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.

Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket, while some of these expenses, such as meals and personal expenses, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*The $100 non-refundable USAC application fee you paid USAC has already been deducted from the program cost.

Scholarships

Students are also encouraged to start researching Scholarship opportunities as early as possible. You may find the following scholarships applicable to this program.

Available to all Rutgers students participating in a Rutgers Global–Study Abroad program. Applications can be found inside of your study abroad program application. For more information, please visit the Scholarship section of our website.

Available to study abroad students who receive a Pell Grant. For more information about the scholarship and additional eligibility requirements please visit the Gilman website.