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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission 05/13/2024 07/08/2024

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Miranda Behrends, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Miranda Behrends, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Type of Program: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Community Health Promotion Program Duration: 4-8 Weeks
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Dorm COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (CIEE); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:

Summer Comparative Public Health Systems I+II

LONDON + AMSTERDAM

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Program Overview

Explore healthcare issues from the intercultural perspectives of the British and Dutch. Begin your study abroad experience in London researching the challenges facing the British National Health Service. Next, travel to Amsterdam and investigate culturally sensitive issues like euthanasia and elder care. Courses are taught at CIEE London and CIEE Amsterdam and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Enjoy a series of guest lectures and site visits that bring you into contact and conversation with professionals in the field.

LEADERSHIP

Develop leadership skills for matters critical to health.

GLOBAL ETHICS

Develop ethical and evidence-based policy opinions by looking at public health through various societal lenses.

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Excursions - London

  • Explore a historic location outside London on a day trip. Previous trips have included: Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, or Canterbury.  
  • See the famous Tower of London, including the crown jewels.
  • Explore central sites in the City of Westminster, home of Buckingham Palace, Whitehall, St James’ Park, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Palace of Westminster.
  • Browse the urban markets on Sundays in Shoreditch and Brick Lane or for fabulous food on Fridays in Borough Market, and for souvenirs in Camden.

Excursions - Amsterdam

  • From Amsterdam, take a one-day trip into the countryside and visit an old medieval castle, a small, authentic fisherman’s town, or small Dutch city filled with history.
  • Take a trip to Rotterdam, The Hague, or Utrecht – each significant in its own right – and compare your observations to what you know of Amsterdam.
  • Go on a bike tour through Amsterdam’s countryside.
  • Attend an outside movie-night at a popular city beach, a concert, a play, a flea market, or special exhibition in one of Amsterdam numerous museums.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Mandatory orientations – an introduction to London and Amsterdam culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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