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Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Emily Ostenson
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Business, Culture, Dutch, Economics, Finance & Operations Management, French & Francophone Studies, French Studies, International Business, International Relations, Internship, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Operations & Information Management, Political Science, Social Thought and Political Economy
Host Institution:
CIEE Study Center
Language(s) of Instruction:
Dutch, English, French
Language Prerequisite:
0 College-Level Semester
Program Provider:
CIEE
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Apartment
In Classes With:
Mostly International Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Program Description:
Brussels
CIEE Business, Communications, and Culture Program in Brussels, Belgium

With its central location and position in Europe, and as capital of the European Union, there's no better spot than Brussels to examine international relations, European integration, business, politics, and the rapidly changing face of new media and communications. You'll be in the center of international finance and politics, deepening not only your understanding of communications, but also enjoying stunning architecture, a vibrant arts scene, and a vast cross section of cultures.

Study abroad in Brussels and you will: logo
  • Enroll in English-taught courses in communications, international relations, and Belgian culture
  • Do a for-credit internship with a local organization
  • Advance language skills in a French-taught course at the Université Libre de Bruxelles or a Dutch- taught course at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels
  • Participate in field trips to EU institutions and go on excursions in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Germany
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.