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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Kick-start Your Career in the Netherlands - Winter Edition

As an international talent finding a job that fits your ambitions and interests in the Netherlands can be challenging. Can you find your way on the Dutch job market? What are the opportuniti...

17-February-2020 - 21-February-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 475.00
Master level

Battlefields Uncovered: Introduction to Archaeological and Historical Investigations of Conflict

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...

24-June-2020 - 03-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 795.00
Bachelor level

Waterloo Uncovered Battlefield Excavation

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 first-hand what it's like to unc...

04-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
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...

05-July-2020 - 10-July-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 425.00
Master level

European Cultures and Identities

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 uncover Europ...

06-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 900.00
Bachelor level

European Politics and Economy

The European Union (EU) is a political partnership between 28 democratic European countries. With almost 500 million citizens, it has become a major player in global politics. In this course, the...

06-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
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 ...

06-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 1020.00
Bachelor level

The Early Church as Ideal: Old Catholic Theology Beyond the Basics

This course offers the possibility to deepen your knowledge of Old Catholic theology by thematic and in-depth case-driven classes, linked to a key starting point of Old Catholic theology: the faith an...

12-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 425.00
Advanced Master level

The Making of Europe: From Middle Ages to Modernity

Taking the beautiful city of Utrecht as a starting point, this course will bring you the opportunity to step into history. This historical journey, which illuminates Europe from the Middle Ages to the...

20-July-2020 - 31-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 970.00
Bachelor level

Dutch Culture: History and Art

During this course you will be introduced to the rich cultural traditions developed in the Netherlands from the 17th Century to the present day in artistic fields such as painting, literatur...

20-July-2020 - 31-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 760.00
Bachelor level

Kick-start Your Career in the Netherlands

As an international talent finding a job that fits your ambitions and interests in the Netherlands can be challenging. Can you find your way on the Dutch job market? What are the opportuniti...

20-July-2020 - 24-July-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 475.00
Master level

Estonia: Economic Innovation and Baltic Regional Security

In this course you will explore two one-week modules that provide insight into what happens when a small country has big neighbouring countries. In the first module you will grasp the scale and interc...

20-July-2020 - 31-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 600.00
Bachelor level

Latvia: The Baltic States and its Neighboring Powers

In this course you will discover what happens when a small country has big neighbouring countries. How far do their influences stretch? Besides impacting the history and culture of a country, what oth...

01-August-2020 - 14-August-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 700.00
Bachelor level

The 20th Century: Europe in Three Wars

When asked about the twentieth century in Europe, most people's first associations are either Adolf Hitler or the Second World War. However, during the 20th century, Europe not...

03-August-2020 - 14-August-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 825.00
Bachelor level

Dutch Culture: Society and Current Issues

In this course you 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, mobi...

03-August-2020 - 14-August-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 760.00
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 ...

03-August-2020 - 14-August-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 1200.00
Bachelor level

Introduction to Intercultural Communication

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...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 400.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Posthuman Convergences: Theories and Methodologies

The intensive course “Posthuman Convergences” offers an overview of contemporary debates around the ‘posthuman turn’, in the framework of Braidotti’s brand of critical th...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 550.00
Advanced Master 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 ...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 1000.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Research Methods in Intercultural Communication

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...

24-August-2020 - 28-August-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 400.00
Advanced Bachelor level

The Making of Europe - Track

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 combination of three courses...

06-July-2020 - 14-August-2020
12 ECTS
€ 2540
Bachelor level

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

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...

06-July-2020 - 31-July-2020
8 ECTS
€ 1740
Bachelor level

European Encounters: Diversity and Integration from West to East - Track

This track is a joint programme on European integration by the Utrecht University’s Summer School and the International Summer University of the University of Tartu. The aim of the course is to ...

06-July-2020 - 31-July-2020
8 ECTS
€ 1250
Bachelor level

Dutch Culture in a European Context - Track

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...

06-July-2020 - 14-August-2020
12 ECTS
€ 1920
Bachelor level

European Studies - Track

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 ...

06-July-2020 - 14-August-2020
12 ECTS
€ 1875
Bachelor level

European Encounters: The Baltics in the European Union - Track

The Baltic States share an intricate history of repression and liberation and are now thriving culturally and economically. Learn about the history and identity of these countries and their connection...

06-July-2020 - 14-August-2020
12 ECTS
€ 1950
Bachelor level

Doing Business in Europe - Track

This track offers two different yet complementing approaches to the world of business from a European perspective. First, you will be introduced to the European Union and its historical, social,&...

06-July-2020 - 07-August-2020
10 ECTS
€ 2050
Bachelor level

Doing Business in Europe (extended) - Track

This track offers three different yet complementing approaches to the world of business from a European perspective. First, you will be introduced to the European Union and its historical, s...

06-July-2020 - 14-August-2020
12 ECTS
€ 2500
Bachelor level

The Rise of Modern Europe - Track

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

20-July-2020 - 14-August-2020
8 ECTS
€ 1770
Bachelor level

Discovering the Dutch: Dutch Culture and Society - Track

This special track explores the question of Dutch identity by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. You will be introduced to the rich...

20-July-2020 - 14-August-2020
8 ECTS
€ 1320
Bachelor level

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