Amsterdam, Netherlands

Winter Quarter - Psychology, Sociology & Political Science

Study Abroad
Spring, Winter Quarter

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9 to 12 per Quarter

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About the Program

Create your own academic experience in Amsterdam by selecting three or four courses in psychology, sociology, political science, or art history. Here, you’ll take learning outside of the classroom and earn a total of 9-12 credits.

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Take Classes at the IES Abroad Center

Attend courses with incredible students and gain hands-on experience.

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Enjoy the Activities with Fellow Study Abroad Students

Join in on field trips and activities to learn about Dutch culture.

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Explore the City

Shop at the street markets, cycle to class, and visit museums.

Winter Quarter 2024

Application Deadline:

Program Advisor

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Kate Gosson

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.955.2300 ✉️

About the Destination

Why Amsterdam?

As one of the most international cities in Europe, Amsterdam is rich in culture, full of open-minded people, and has everything you could want in a big city. Yet Amsterdam still maintains a laid-back feel and is a very easy city to get around in. It’s also incredibly beautiful. It should come as no surprise, then, that Amsterdam is high on Mercer’s 2019 Quality of Living Ranking, which also means it is the perfect place to study abroad!

Learn More About Amsterdam

Get to Know Your New City

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Cycle Everywhere

Rent or buy a cheap bike and get around Amsterdam the way the Dutch do!

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Enjoy Traditional Dutch Dishes

From coffee to stroopwafels, eating in Amsterdam is a real treat.

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Appreciate Art

Visit world-renown art museums like the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum.

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Swing Out Over Amsterdam

Try riding the swings on the observation deck of the A’DAM Tower.

The Student Experience

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A clean bedroom with a window, modern chairs, a bed, a desk, and a television.
  • Apartment


You will live in a two-bedroom apartment with a shared bedroom and bathroom. You'll share a kitchen and a small living room. Laundry machines are available for a small fee. No meals are provided for this housing option.