Exchange (Bilateral) Netherlands: HAN University, MAGD Program
Arnhem, Netherlands (Outgoing Program)
|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Restrictions:||UW-Whitewater applicants only|
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|Spring||2022||11/01/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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|Media Arts and Game Development|
HAN University - MAGD Program
UW-W Exchange Program
|Academic Focus||Media Arts & Game Development|
|Eligibility||2.5 GPA, Junior standing*
*or 15 credits completed in MAGD major/minor
(Fall semester possible;
inquire with OGE/Jeff Herriott)
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Partner Website||Click Here|
Studying at HAN University on the MAGD program offers students a unique opportunity to take courses through 3 different tracks in English while experiencing Dutch culture and an international campus and environment.
Students will study through The Academy for Communication and Information Technology (ICA) that offers a variety of courses in information technology, media and communication. achelors students at ICA focus their studies around media design, including communication and creation, or around information technology, which includes typical IT subjects such as programming skills and database design.
ICA caters to the growing interest in internationalization among its own students and students from abroad by offering several English-taught non-degree courses to exchange students:No prior knowledge of Dutch is required, as a wide range of courses are taught in English.
HAN University's housing office will facilitate accommodation for 1 academic year or 1 semester for exchange students. Students will study at the HAN Arnhem campus and be assigned accommodation placements that range in price depending on location, shared/private bedroom, and duration. For more information, please visit the HAN Housing website.
Student Life and Surroundings
Arnhem is the capital city of the province of Gelderland and has a rich and eventful history. Arnhem has a variety of attractions to offer; from fashion to history, from museums to pubs and from concert halls to nightclubs. The variety of pubs, restaurants and shops in combination with the historical environment is what makes Arnhem so special. The National Park 'Hoge Veluwe' is situated close to the city's northern border. At the Kröller Müller Museum, you can admire Vincent van Gogh's world-famous paintings. The presence of the renowned ArtEZ academy of art contributes to a rich cultural climate with many art galleries, exhibitions, theaters, music, and annual events. Students take advantage of their weekends by traveling throughout the Netherlands and other countries in Europe, with reasonably prices airfare and trains.
Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and ScholarshipsExchange programs are affordable study abroad options that allow students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program. Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.
UW-W tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account. Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).
Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)
|Billed by UW-Whitewater|
|Additional Estimated Expenses|
|Passport and Passport Photos||150|
**Accommodation costs are an estimate; individual options vary.
***For comparison, the UW-W Financial Aid office estimates the cost of attendance on the UW-W campus for one semester to be $7,400.
Passport and Visa RequirementsStudents will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program. US Passport holders do not need an entry visa to enter the Netherlands (up to 90 days). US passport holders must apply for a residence permit to study in the Netherlands for periods of more than three months. HAN International Office will initiate immigration process. See link for more details.
|Term||Application Deadline||Term Dates|
|Fall Semester||March 15||early September to early February|
|Spring Semester||October 1||early February to early July|
Office of Global Experiences
Office: McCutchan 204
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