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Summer Comparative Public Health Systems I + II ( London + Amsterdam)

LONDON, ENGLAND
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

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Program Overview

Embrace your inner jetsetter and explore healthcare issues from the perspective of the British and Dutch. Begin your study abroad experience in London researching the challenges facing the British National Health Service. Next, travel to Amsterdam and investigate culturally sensitive issues like euthanasia and elder care. Courses are taught at CIEE Global Institute – London and CIEE Amsterdam and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Enjoy a series of guest lectures and site visits that bring you into contact and conversation with professionals in the field.

LEADERSHIP

Develop leadership skills for matters critical to health.

GLOBAL ETHICS

Develop ethical and evidence-based policy opinions by looking at public health through various societal lenses.

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Excursions - London

  • Explore a historic location outside London on a day trip. Previous trips included Oxford, Cambridge, and Bath.
  • See the Tower of London, including the crown jewels.
  • Explore London’s central sites in the City of Westminster, taking in vistas such as Buckingham Palace, Whitehall, St James Park, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Palace of Westminster.
  • Browse the urban markets, on Sundays in Shoreditch and Brick Lane, for fabulous food on Fridays in Borough and for souvenirs in Camden.
  •  Experience Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre on the banks of the River Thames.
     

Excursions - Amsterdam

  • From Amsterdam, take a one-day trip into the countryside and visit an old medieval castle, a small, authentic fisherman’s town, or small Dutch city filled with history.
  • Take a trip to Rotterdam, The Hague, or Utrecht – each significant in its own right – and compare your observations to what you know of Amsterdam.
  • Go on a bike tour through Amsterdam’s countryside.
  • Attend an outside movie-night at a popular city beach, a concert, a play, a flea market, or special exhibition in one of Amsterdam numerous museums

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Mandatory orientations – an introduction to London and Amsterdam culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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