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Netherlands Geography: Study Abroad Info Session

Netherlands Geography: Study Abroad Info Session

Date and Time

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location

  • Mackinac Hall D-1221

Description

Are you interested in studying abroad on the Netherlands: Geography program? Attend this info session! 

Who will be speaking?

· Dylan Postma — President of ASGP at GVSU and Former Netherlands Study Abroad Participant

· Kellen Dykstra — Vice President of ASGP at GVSU and 2016 Participant

· Dr. Jeroen Wagendorp — GVSU Geography and Sustainable Planning Professor and Trip Leader

About the program 

The Netherlands — This program will select 10 locations exemplifying distinct cultural landscapes unique to the Netherlands. Students will participate in daily field trips, during which they will conduct on-site visits and investigations and meet with local planning officials. Locations include the Province of Overijssel Land Use Management Department, the Dutch Barrier Islands, Amsterdam, the Northeast Polder, Rotterdam Harbors, Zeeland Delta Hydrologic Protective Works and many more. Students will have an authentic cultural experience by living outside of the tourist areas at a local guest house.

Students will apply geographic concepts that they learned in their Regional and Urban Planning courses in a real world international setting. The Netherlands is a very rich destination that can serve both the geographic aspects of cultural landscapes but also has a robust regional and urban planning history.

Information

gvsu.edu/studyabroad/netherlandsgeo

Contact

Jeroen Wagendorp
Geography and Planning Department

B-4-201 Mackinac Hall

616-331-8672
wagendoi@gvsu.edu

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