Netherlands: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender

Costs

SIT Pell Grant Match Award. SIT Study Abroad provides matching grants to all students receiving Federal Pell Grant funding; this award can be applied to any SIT semester program. View all SIT Study Abroad scholarships.

Tuition: $15,570
The tuition fee covers the following program components:
  • Cost of all lecturers who provide instruction to students in:
    • LGBT and feminist studies
    • Sexuality
    • Critical theory
    • Tolerance and sexual health education
    • Gender and migration issues
    • Oral history and doing qualitative research
    • Queer theory, migration, and globalization
  • Two guest lecture series 
  • Research Methods and Ethics seminar on research methods and Human Subjects Review
  • Introduction course to Dutch language and culture
  • All educational excursions to locations such as Utrecht, The Hague, and Morocco, including all related travel costs
  • Free access to all museums in the Netherlands
  • Independent Study Project (including a stipend for accommodation and food)
  • Health insurance throughout the entire program period
  • Bicycle or alternative local transport
 
Room & Board: $5,250
The room and board fee covers the following program components:
  • All accommodations during the entire program period. This includes during orientation, time in the program base (Amsterdam), on all excursions, during the Independent Study Project, and during the final evaluation period.
  • Homestay (twelve weeks in Amsterdam)
  • All meals for the entire program period. Meals are covered either by SIT Study Abroad directly, through a stipend, or through the homestay.
 
Estimated Additional Costs:
International Airfare
International airfares vary greatly due to the volatility of airline industry pricing, flight availability, and specific flexibility/restrictions on the type of ticket purchased. Students may choose to take advantage of frequent flyer or other airline awards available to them, which could significantly lower their travel costs.
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Visa Expenses $0
Immunizations varies
Books & Supplies $200
Discretionary Expenses
Personal expenses during a semester abroad vary based on individual spending habits and budgets. While all meals and accommodations are covered in the room and board fee, incidentals and personal transportation costs differ depending on the non-program-related interests and pursuits of each student. To learn more about personal budgeting, we recommend speaking with alumni who participated in a program in your region.  See a full list of our alumni contacts.  Please note that free time to pursue non-program-related activities is limited.
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Please Note: Fees and additional expenses are based on all known circumstances at the time of calculation. Due to the unique nature of our programs and the economics of host countries, SIT reserves the right to change its fees or additional expenses without notice.


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Credits: 16

Duration: 15 weeks

Program Base: Amsterdam

Language Study: Dutch

Prerequisites: Previous college-level coursework or other preparation in sexuality and/or gender studies, as assessed by SIT. Read more...

Netherlands

View Student Evaluations for this program:

About the Evaluations (PDF)

Fall 2013 Evaluations (PDF)
Spring 2013 Evaluations (PDF)
Fall 2012 Evaluations (PDF)


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