Belgium and the Netherlands – Dr. Ellis and Dr. Placek

Law, Government, and Politics Abroad

President or Prime Minister? Senate or Parliament? Governments, including democracies, may look vastly different around the globe each and with their own strengths and weaknesses. Explore these differences and gain global understanding of law, government, and politics by joining Dr. Allison Ellis and Dr. Matthew Placek on a multi-city program within Europe. Stay in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium while exploring important political sites in each region. Day trips to The Hague and Bruges are included. Students will receive 3 credits by either enrolling in POLI U355: Culture and Politics Abroad or PLAW: Prelaw Studies Abroad.

Program details are subject to change.

Join the Virtual Info Session

The virtual information session is Oct. 25th at 3:30pm. Parents and loved ones are welcome to attend.

Program Dates

Departure: Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Return: Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Dates are subject to change.

Program Fee

Program Fee: $1,600

Fee includes: Housing, in-country transportation, some meals, planned excursions, health & travel insurance, pre-departure orientation.

Fee does not include: Airfare, summer tuition, some meals, trip delay/cancellation insurance.

Payment Schedule:
Deposit: $250 - February 1, 2023
First Payment: $675 - March 1, 2023
Final Payment: $675 - April 1, 2023

How to Apply

Students interested in applying to this program should email studyabroad@uscupstate.edu to receive the necessary documents. Virtual or in-person advisement may also be requested to discuss any issues related to study abroad.

Contact Information

Program Leader: Dr. Allison Ellis
Email: clark4@uscupstate.edu

Program Leader: Dr. Matthew Placek
Email: placekm@uscupstate.edu

Study Abroad Advisor: Patrick McCleary
Email: studyabroad@uscupstate.edu