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Pre-University Honors - The Urban Toolkit:Exploring the City

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks




Academic dates: 17 July - 29 July 2016

Degree Level


Type of Programs

  • Student Exchange
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Adventure Travel


  • English

Subject Areas

  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Culture
  • Design
  • Geography
  • Humanities
  • Liberal Arts
  • Social Policy
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Urban & Regional Planning

Cost in US$:

€ 1000

Program Fees Include:

The tuition fee includes:
lunch on class days
Access to all course materials on Blackboard
public transportation card
Welcome dinner
Farewell dinner
Presentation skill workshop
excursions and site visits
certificate of attendance
The tuition fee does not include travel to and from Amsterdam nor housing.

Experience Required


    Applicants should have be in their final year, or entering their final year of high school. A general interest in the social sciences and an open mind are necessary. Preferably applicants will be enrolled in a programme that equals a Dutch VWO. Please see this link to find if your education is the equivalent.

This Program is open to

South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian, American, European, Canadian and Australian Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 3-5

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 weeks after deadline