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  • Locations: Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: AppState applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Type of Program:
Direct Enrollment
Student housing
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Class Standing: Junior, Senior
Program Description:
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Spend the Summer in the Netherlands!


Radboud University is a truly international institution with students from all over the world. The Radboud Summer School is intended for both international and Dutch students and includes a full range of 40 different courses at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level. All courses are taught in English by the excellent and inspiring academics of Radboud University. Whether you’re looking to explore new scientific areas, expand your knowledge of your field, follow a preparatory course or learn Dutch, the Radboud Summer School offers it all.


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

  • The Radboud Summer School dates will vary by course.  The summer school generally starts in early July and ends by mid August.  
For more information about the academic calendar please visit Radboud’s website.


Radboud University will arrange housing for summer school participants.  The rooms differ from each other but all meet the following minimum criteria: Single room, Furnished, Shared Kitchen and Bathroom, Internet Access).  Housing may be a 30 minute bike ride from campus.

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


Program Costs

Paid to Appalachian State
Summer 2016 Semester
1Tuition and Fees Varies by course (380 to 750 euros)
2OIED Program Development Fee $200
Worldwide Health Insurance $1.45/day
1Appalachian students will receive a 15% discount on course fees.  Students who apply by April 1st will also be eligible of a 10% discount.
2The 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
Airfare $1200 - $1800
Housing for 1 week Course 195euros ($255)
Housing for 2 week Course 295euros ($385)
Meals $200 - $400
1Essential Living Expenses $200 - $400
Books and Materials $50 - $100
Local Transportation $50 - $100
Visa (for US Citizens) $0
Passport $150
Estimated Total Additional Expenses  
3Personal Travel and Spending $300 - $500
1Essential living expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, etc.
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.

Financial Aid

Students must be taking at least 6 credits during the summer to be eligible to apply for summer financial aid. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.


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

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


Renowned academic staff from Radboud University, Radboud University Medical Centre and some of its international partners will offer 40 carefully selected courses that will inspire students and researchers and provide them with the opportunity to extend their network. The courses are intended for international and Dutch students at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level. Some courses also accept postdocs and professionals. For more information about course offerings please visit the Radboud website.

Radboud used the ECTS credit system and most summer courses are worth 2-4 ECTS credits each. 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:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.