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Netherlands

International Relations and Politics in the EU

Term To Study: Winter-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2012
Program Starts: Jan 07, 2013
Program Ends: Jan 29, 2013
Major 1: Political Science & Government
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Program Fee: $3,645
Link 1: Center for European Studies - Maastricht
Program Locations: Maastricht
Contact Phone: 01131433885287
Contact Name: Nathalie Ummels
Contact Email: nathalie.ummels@maastrichtuniversity.nl
What is Included: Room, on-site transportation
What is not Included: Airfare, food, personal expenses
Program Description

Comprehensive coverage of the key political and economic policies of the European Union with analysis of the different approaches to regional integration throughout the history of the European Union. Analyzes the historical, political and economic bases for the rise of the EU from its origins in the post-World war II recovery to its historic enlargement in 2004 and 2007. Also examines human rights with a comparison between the European and UN-framework for the protection of human rights applied to specific cases. This course will be highly interactive and engaging. Pedagogy includes study trips to Brussels and Bruges, The Hague and Amsterdam. Counts toward Political Science major. No Guilford faculty presence. Cost varies with housing choice: $3645 (double room), $3765 (single).

Location: University of Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Course: 50025, PSCI 250 002 - 4 credits, Graded.
Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA.

Application: Stage 1 application at Study Abroad website. $250 deposit.

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Population: 16730632
Capital: Amsterdam
Per-capita GDP: $ 42700
Size: 41543 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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