The Hague, Netherlands

Program Calendars

The Hague, Netherlands | 2017-18 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Fall Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 1 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
August 6 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
November 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
January 7, 2018 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
August 26, 2017 Departure from the US
August 27 Arrival in The Hague
Move into housing (refer to your housing contract)
August 28 - September 1 Mandatory orientation - Introduction period
September 4 Fall courses begin
October 16 - 20 Autumn break
December 20 Fall courses end
December 25, 2017 - January 5, 2018 Christmas holidays
January 8 - 19, 2018 Fall final examination period
February 5 Spring courses begin
February 26 - March 2 Spring break
March 30 - April 2 Easter break
April 27 King’s Day holiday
May 10 - 11 Ascension holiday
May 21 Whitsun holiday
June 8 Spring courses end
June 11 - 22 Spring final examination period
Program end date coincides with date of last final exam (confirm dates before booking flights)
June 22 Move out of housing (refer to housing contract)
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Fall or Yearlong: Filling quickly

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.7

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

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