Life in the Netherlands & Scotland

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Where You'll be Studying

Campus Locations

University College Roosevelt is an honors undergraduate university college located near the market square in Middelburg, the Netherlands.

Middelburg is a vibrant, diverse and quaint old city and the provincial capital of Zeeland, located in the southwest of the Netherlands. The Middelburg city center, dating back as far as the first half of the ninth century, has a rich cultural heritage which can be seen throughout the historic city center. Middelburg, located on the former island of Walcheren, offers a diverse array of shops, pubs, restaurants and events.

Located within travel distance of cities such as Rotterdam, Ulrecht, Amsterdam, the Hague, Antwerp and Brussels, and within cycling distance of some of the country's finest beaches, its unique location offers many great opportunities for the University College Roosevelt students and the roughly 40,000 other inhabitants.

Edinburgh College

You will attend classes at Edinburgh College, Sighthill campus, in west Edinburgh.  Sighthill campus is home to the Music Box for budding musicians and sound producers and their Centre for Sports and Exercise.

Edinburgh is one of Europe's most beautiful cities, draped across a series of rocky hills overlooking the sea. A bustling and vibrant city, steeped in history and host to a variety of colorful festivals throughout the year.  While you are there the famous Edinburgh International Festival will be going on.  This is an annual festival that brings top class performers of music, theatre, opera and dance from around the world to perform.  The festival also hosts a series of visual art exhibitions, talks and workshops.  Edinburgh will be bustling with activity and there will be no shortage of things to do. Walk along the cobbled streets, fashionable walkways and ancient alleys and discover the stylish boutiques and gift shops and explore the architecture, history, and theatres that Edinburgh has to offer.

Accommodations

Accommodations

During your stay in Middelburg, Netherlands, you will live in student dorm rooms at the University College Roosevelt (UCR) campus. Dorms are all one person bedrooms with some cases shared bathrooms and kitchens. The students from UCR sublet their dorms to participants of the summer program.

While in Edinburgh, Scotland, your housing accommodations will be at Heriot Watt University in self-catering flats. These are single en-suite bedrooms with a shared kitchen and lounge area.

Meals are not included in the program fee.

Activities

Explore the Netherlands and Europe on your own before or after the program.

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Contact Us

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Cindy Card

Program Coordinator
Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2160
Fax: 253-288-3419

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Bjorn Myhre

Location: IVD 127
Phone: 253-740-5456

StudyAbroad@greenriver.edu

Detailed brochures and applications are available for each program. Information meetings are arranged as needed. Group orientation sessions are scheduled prior to departure.

Location

McIntyre International Village D (IVD) 115

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Application Form

Study Abroad Preliminary Application

Funding Information

Study Abroad Funding Tips [PDF]