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The Netherlands

From 1600 to 1800, The Netherlands was a sea power that dominated world trade. The country essentially invented the stock market and brought it to Nieuw Amsterdam — later called New York. Prosperous and stable, the Netherlands is still a world center. The Hague, the seat of the Dutch government, is also the site of the International Court of Justice.

Thousands of people visit the Netherlands in the spring to see the fields of daffodils and tulips in bloom. That is a great time to bike the countryside with a backpack of delicious Dutch bread and cheese and explore the country’s many galleries, museums, theaters, and musical venues.

Students are expected to take at least one 3-credit language course, if English is not the first language of the country they are visiting.

Marymount University students can participate in the following programs in The Netherlands:

CIEE – Amsterdam Social Science
IES – Study in Amsterdam
CIEE – Summer Contemporary Netherland Studies

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