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Fact Sheet:
Type of Program:
Exchange Minimum Language Requirement: None
Housing:
Apartment (shared), Apartments, Student housing
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Exchange Type:
Basic
College: Beaver College of Health Sciences, College of Arts & Science, College of Fine & Applied Arts, Walker College of Business Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:
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Study for a Semester or Year in the Netherlands!

Institution

Radboud University is a truly international institution with students from all over the world. There are many international courses and programs in which Dutch and foreign students participate together. The different backgrounds of those who study and teach at the university help to reinforce the school’s common objective: to achieve the highest possible standard of education and research. Radboud University offers a full range of more than 250 courses in English for exchange students at all faculties.

Location

Nijmegen is a municipality and a city in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is situated on the Waal river, close to the German border. Nijmegen is among the three oldest cities in the Netherlands, and in 2005, celebrated 2,000 years of existence. The municipality is part of the "Stadsregio Arnhem-Nijmegen", a metropolitan area with an approximate total of 736,107 inhabitants.

Academic Calendar

  • Fall Semester: Late August to Late January
  • Spring Semester: Late January to Mid July
For more information about the academic calendar please visit Radboud’s website.

Housing

Radboud University has an online application procedure. As soon as the university has accepted you as a student and entered your name in their online database, you will receive an email containing all the information necessary to apply to Radboud University, including the application for housing.

Housing costs will not be billed through Appalachian State due to the varied options.  Students will submit their housing payment directly to the Radboud or their housing provider.

For more information about housing please visit the university’s accommodation web page.

Financial

Program Costs

Paid to Appalachian State
  Semester
Basic Exchange (App Tuition & Fees) based on your residency
1OIED Program Development Fee $200
Worldwide Health Insurance $1.45/day
1The OIED Program Development Fee will be placed on students’ accounts upon acceptance by the Education Abroad Office. The fee payment confirms your spot and is non-refundable.

Estimated Additional Costs
  Fall Spring Academic Year
Airfare $1200 - $1800 $1200 - $1800 $1200 - $1800
Housing $2400 - $3000 $2800 - $3400 $5200 - $6400
Housing Deposit $600 - $1000 $600 - $100 $600 - $1000
Meals $1400 - $2000 $1800 - $2400 $3200 - $5400
1Personal Expenses $1400 - $2000 $1800 - $2400 $3200 - $4400
Books and Materials $200 - $400 $200 - 4400 $400 - $800
Local Transportation $150 - $300 $200 - $300 $350 - $600
Visa (for US Citizens) $370 $370 $370
Netherlands Health Insurance $240 $240 $240
Passport $150 $150 $150
2Appalachian Student Health Insurance $1110 $1110 $2220
3Personal Travel and Spending $1000 - $2000 $1000 - $2000 $3000 - $4000
1Personal expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, clothing, utilities, basic travel and entertainment, etc.
2Students are encouraged to maintain a US based health insurance plan while abroad (to exempt out of AppState insurance students must follow the App exemption process - proving that they have insurance coverage for the entirety of the semester.
3Personal Travel and Spending amounts will vary by student and will be affected by how often a student goes out, travels, and the items they purchase.

Please note that non-billable costs are estimates only and will be affected by personal spending habits, currency fluctuations, etc. Prices listed in USD unless otherwise noted.

 

Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources.  When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates. To see a total of the estimated costs for this program please visit the program budget sheets: FallSpringAcademic Year.

Financial Aid

The majority of financial aid and scholarships can apply to semester and year-long study abroad programs. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.

Scholarships

OIED Scholarships
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000. 

Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program application is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.

For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.

Academics

To locate specific course offerings please visit the Radboud University’s courses for exchange students. Students can click on a faculty of interest and then search for courses based upon the majors provided.

All students are expected to maintain at least the equivalent of a full time course load according to Appalachian State and the host university while abroad (whichever is greater). Students participating on the Radboud program will be required to enroll in 24-30 ECTS credits per semester. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and some programs may fill up before the listed deadline. Each year applications for Fall, Spring, and Summer will open up on August 1st. Once open the deadline will be listed below and an Apply Now button will be available at the top and bottom of this page. Most applications will have a 2 part application process so students are encouraged to complete their OIED application well before the listed deadline.

For more information about deadlines and how to apply please visit our Guide Me web page.
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline OIED Approval Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring Semester 2020 09/16/2019 ** Rolling Admission 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.