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The Urban Food Experience: Exploring Food & the City




Academic dates: July 10 - July 29 2016

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School

Subject Areas

  • Agriculture
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culture
  • Design
  • Development Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science
  • Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • Liberal Arts
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Social Policy
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban & Regional Planning

Cost in US$:

€ 1525

Program Fees Include:

The tuition fee includes:
lunch on class days
Welcome Dinner and Farewell Drinks
public transportation card
access to course materials on Blackboard
excursions and site visits
certificate of attendance
Transcript from the UvA
The tuition fee does not include travel to and from Amsterdam nor housing.

Experience Required


    Applicants for this summer course must be at least undergraduate (Bachelor) students entering their 3rd or 4th year. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required. Students from any major are welcome to apply but at least one class in the social sciences is required. A general interest in the social sciences and an open mind are necessary. Graduate students and professionals are also encouraged to apply.

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 3-5

Scholarships are Available

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Application Process Involves

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

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 weeks after deadline