Culture Courses

The Utrecht Summer School offers a large number of academic courses on cultural topics. Central issues include European integration, cultural diversity and intercultural communication, European history and politics. Other topics in the context of this theme are the development of Dutch identity, present-day Dutch society and the role of the Netherlands on the international stage.

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Battlefields Uncovered: Introduction to Archaeological and Historical Investigations of Conflict

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What can battlefields tell us about the past and about ourselves? This 10 day course, suitable for anyone with an interest in archaeology or military history, investigates the interplay between histor...

26-June-2019 - 05-July-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 795.00
Bachelor level

Waterloo Uncovered Battlefield Excavation 2019

A unique chance to access one of history's greatest battlefields at Waterloo and to work with a world leading team of archaeologists and historians. Experience firsthand what it's like to uncover the ...

07-July-2019 - 20-July-2019
3.5 ECTS
€ 1599.00
Bachelor level

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

The course offers an introduction to Old Catholic theology in an ecumenical context. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents as they exist in Union of Utrecht of Old Catho...

07-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 425.00
Master level

European Cultures and Identities

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Have you ever wondered what makes Europeans ‘European’? During this course you will uncover the answers while staying in the beautiful medieval city of Utrecht. You will not only uncover Europe’s cult...

08-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 900.00
Bachelor level

European Politics and Economy

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Central to the course is the European Union (EU). This political partnership between 28 democratic European countries with almost 500 million citizens has become a major player in global politics. Stu...

08-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 900.00
Bachelor level

The Making of Europe: Rise of Civilization

Come and discover Europe’s oldest roots in the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome! This two week course will bring you to the heart of Rome, where you will learn about the political, social and religious history ...

08-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 970.00
Bachelor level

Develop your Intercultural Competences to Perform more Effectively Across Cultures

Are you (interested in) working internationally and/or in diverse teams? This course will support you in operating more effectively in these contexts. You will get familiar with theories to understand...

15-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 950.00
Master level

Kick-start Your Career in the Netherlands

As an international student (master or PhD), finding a job that fits your ambitions and interests in the Netherlands can be challenging. Can you find your way in the Dutch job market? What are the job...

22-July-2019 - 26-July-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 465.00
Master level

Dutch Culture: History and Art

Studying in the ancient and beautiful city of Utrecht (according to the Lonely Planet one of the 10 most unsung cities in the world!), you will be receiving a wonderful and in-depth introduction to th...

22-July-2019 - 02-August-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 760.00
Bachelor level

The Making of Europe: From Middle Ages to Modernity

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Taking the beautiful city of Utrecht as a starting point, this course will bring you the opportunity to really ‘step into history’. The many museums, cathedrals and canals of Utrecht and Amsterdam tha...

22-July-2019 - 02-August-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 970.00
Bachelor level

Dutch Culture: Society and Current Issues

This course will explore Dutch culture and identity by focusing on present-day Dutch society and its recent history. You will learn about typically Dutch phenomena such as the poldermodel, mobile floo...

05-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 760.00
Bachelor level

The 20th Century: Europe in Three Wars

When asked about the twentieth century, most people’s first association are either Hitler or the Second World War. But during the twentieth century, Europe not just experienced one, but three horrific...

05-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 825.00
Bachelor level

The Making of Europe: The Long 20th Century

Where better than the thrilling city of Berlin to study the making of Europe in the 20th century? This course traces the European history of the 20th century and then dives into current topics of the ...

05-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 1200.00
Bachelor level

Introduction to Intercultural Communication

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This course gives an introduction on basic theories regarding intercultural communication. These theories will be linked to different contexts, ranging from education and business, to migration and me...

12-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 300.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Exploring Culture through Data (Digital methods & Data practices)

The accelerating datafication of society constitutes challenges and opportunities for humanities research. Participants of this course get acquainted with some of the (methodological) fundamentals of ...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 1000.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Posthuman Knowledge(s)

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The intensive course “Posthuman Knowledge(s)” offers an overview of contemporary debates around the ‘posthuman turn’, in the framework of Braidotti’s brand of critical theory. 
It explores the ...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 300.00
Advanced Master level

Research Methods in Intercultural Communication

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In this course, students will be introduced to the basics of conducting research in the field of Intercultural Communication. Common pitfalls of intercultural and multilingual research and possible pr...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 300.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Founding Europe: From Antiquity to the 19th Century - Track

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Come and study in two of the most exciting cities of Europe: Rome and Utrecht! You will dive into the exhilarating history of Europe, from the rise of civilization in Antiquity to the modern era of th...

08-July-2019 - 02-August-2019
8 ECTS
€ 1690
Bachelor level

European Studies - Track

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This special track offers you the opportunity to explore the history and culture of Europe. Studying in the beautiful medieval city of Utrecht, you will not only explore the various European cultures ...

08-July-2019 - 16-August-2019
12 ECTS
€ 1875
Bachelor level

The Making of Europe - Track

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Dive into the thrilling history of Europe and its role on the world stage, studying in three of the most exciting cities of Europe: Rome, Utrecht and Berlin! The three combined courses, designed by th...

08-July-2019 - 16-August-2019
12 ECTS
€ 2490
Bachelor level

Dutch Culture in a European Context - Track

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This special track offers you the opportunity to study European and Dutch culture from one of the oldest and most beautiful cities of The Netherlands; the city of Utrecht. Excursions will take you fro...

08-July-2019 - 16-August-2019
12 ECTS
€ 1920
Bachelor level

Doing Business in Europe - Track

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This special track offers two different complementing approaches to diving into the world of business from a European perspective. From a rigorous theoretical framework offering the basic knowledge on...

08-July-2019 - 09-August-2019
10 ECTS
€ 2050
Bachelor level

Doing Business in Europe (extended) - Track

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This special track offers three different complementing approaches to the world of business from a European perspective. From a rigorous theoretical framework offering the basic knowledge on Europe an...

08-July-2019 - 16-August-2019
12 ECTS
€ 2500
Bachelor level

The Rise of Modern Europe - Track

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Seize the opportunity to stay in two of the most exciting cities of Europe: Utrecht and Berlin, and travel back in time! The two courses of this programme will provide you with an exciting Dutch and G...

22-July-2019 - 16-August-2019
8 ECTS
€ 1770
Bachelor level

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