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Unique Europe - Netherlands, Romania and Austria

The Social Work Program is offering a study abroad opportunity during Summer I of June 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bucharest, Romania; and Vienna, Austria. There will an opportunity to visit the University of Amsterdam (UA) and the University of Bucharest (UB) and meet both Social Work Faculty and Students. Those attending the study abroad program will be able to meet students from the UA/UB and tour the campus. Two Professors from the UA will meet with the students and provide lectures on Dutch Social Welfare Services, provide a guided tour of the Red Light District and meet with the Department of Prostitution. Five of the Professors form the UB will meet with the students and provide a lecture on social work from a Romanian perspective. The lectures will include, but not limited to: poverty, family planning, healthcare, and high risk populations. There will be an opportunity to visit at least two, possible three, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and interact with social workers in those agencies.

 

Along with the educational component of the study abroad program, there will be an opportunity to visit many historical and cultural sites in Amsterdam, Bucharest and Vienna included, but not limited  to: the Van  Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House, Amsterdam  Canal   tours, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the National Military Museum, Cismigiu Park (like Central Park in New York), various art and natural history museums.  We will also visit the People’s Parliament Building, which is the second largest building in the world, only to the Pentagon. There will take a trip to the city of Brosov and while there, we will visit Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle).

Program Summary

Focus: Psychology, Sociology and Social Work

Term: Summer I

Travel Dates: June 5 - July 1, 2018

Credit: 6 hours of undergraduate or graduate credit

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017