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  • Locations: The Hague, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2022 10/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program OverviewUSAC The Hague Netherlands

The program in The Hague (Den Haag) offers the opportunity to enroll in a variety of disciplines at The Hague University's Academy of European Studies. You will find that The Hague is a crossroads of cultures with well over one hundred nationalities represented, making your study abroad experience truly diverse. 

Program Focus

Courses are taught in English, and you may choose from courses in Business Management, Communication Management, Culture and Society, Politics and Administration, and Languages. Students are required to take the Introduction to Dutch Culture and Society course, which includes organized field trips to locations such as Delft, famous worldwide for its blue and white pottery, or the Kroller-Muller Museum, known for its expansive collection of Van Gogh paintings. You may choose to stay for one semester or the academic year.

Education Abroad Advisor Make an appointment with Rachel Landers at any time!
Get Started Attend or watch an Ed Abroad 101 Session
Program Provider USAC: University Studies Abroad Consortium
Program Dates Current USAC Calendar

Fall Semester with USAC = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with USAC = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU*
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Business
  • Communication Studies
  • Culture
  • European Studies
  • Foreign Languages
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Studies
  • Literature
  • Most Majors
Credits Students enroll in 18-22 quarter credits per semester
Capstone Option Reporting Live capstone option available for year-long and Fall semester students
Language of Instruction  English
Host Country Language  Dutch
Housing Apartment
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements Undergraduate: 2.7
Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
Language Requirement No previous language study required.
Program Fee Click here to view the USAC Program Fee
Program Fee Includes: 
  • Tuition and Housing
  • Host university housing information assistance
  • Personalized pre-departure advising
  • Immigration visa guidance
  • Parental support and advisement
  • Scholarship advising and assistance
  • Transcript assistance
  • Student health and liability insurance
  • The Hague University mandatory orientation in The Hague
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.