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  • Locations: Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 03/15/2020 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum Grade Point Average: 2.5
Areas of Study: Accounting, Business, Finance, Management, Marketing Housing Options: Off-Campus
KU Program Type: Exchange Provider: Kutztown U
Program Description:

Enjoy the convenient location close to many major European cities. This is a semester exchange program for students in the College of Business. Study Business and Finance, Marketing in the Digital Age, or Management studies in this exchange program.



City: Haarlem
Province: North-Holland
Country: The Netherlands
Population: approx. 160,000 people
About The Netherlands

Haarlem is the capital of the province of North-Holland, and has a wonderful historic centre with surprising shops, unique museums, excellent restaurants and pubs. It is only in a short distance from the trendy beaches of Bloemendaal and Zandvoort aan Zee and it is close by the city of Amsterdam. This charming town is the historic centre of the tulip bulb-growing district and bears the nickname ‘Bloemenstad’ (Flower City) for this reason. Haarlem hosts many cultural events and concerts all year round.


Student population: 5,500 students, 10% international students from over 50 different countries
Language of Instruction: English
Degrees Offered: Bachelor's

Haarlem is a student town with study programs and activities for both the most intense and the more relaxed students. In an adorable Dutch village setting, students are able to combine theoretical knowledge with practical learning. The student way of life in Haarlem will make your parents happy and your international friends jealous.

University Website
Exchange Student Website

  • Business Majors only
  • 24 credits
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Good disciplinary standing
Academic Details

Course Guide

KU students will receive transfer credit for courses completed at Inholland. The equivalent of the U.S. grade of C- or higher is required for course credit to transfer to KU. Students will work with their KU academic advisor to select courses that best fit the student's course of study. Courses will be reviewed by KU and pre-approved for transfer back to KU before the student begins the study abroad program.

Language of Instruction: English
Majors: Business, Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing

Academic year details
  • Academic year is divided into four terms
  • Two terms are the equivalent of one U.S. semester
    • First Semester: late August through mid-January
    • Second Semester: mid-January through late June
Credit information
  • Inholland utilizes the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
  • Every (1) ECTS is equivalent to (0.5) U.S. semester credits.
  • Students take 15 ECTS for two consecutive terms to receive 30 credits and maintain full-time enrollment.
Grading Scale: Review the grading scale for The Netherlands on the WES website to see how the grades translate to the U.S. grading system.


Exchange students live in a single or double room in furnished apartments next to campus with a kitchen, internet, and cable television. More information on the Haarlem Accommodations website.


Meal plans are not offered by Inholland University. Students will be able to buy groceries and prepare their own meals in their apartment.

Additional Program Details 

Residence Permit: Citizens of the U.S. and selected countries are not required to have a visa to enter the Netherlands. Inholland assists students with obtaining Residence Permits.
Airport pick-up: Inholland offers an airport pick-up service for students who arrive on one of the days they offer it.
Insurance: Non-European students must take out an Insurance Passport for Students (IPS). Inholland will apply for the IPS on behalf of students when they apply for the Residence Permit. KU students are also required to purchase the mandatory GeoBlue study abroad insurance. 

Financial Details

Program Cost: Students pay KU tuition and fees for the semester(s) they study abroad
Processing Fee: $30.00
Housing: Rent is approximately 350-600 Euros per month, depending on where you live.
Insurance: The Insurance Passport for Students is 1.21 Euros per day and the GeoBlue study abroad insurance is $13 per week.
Other Expenses: Airfare, local travel, meals, books and supplies, residence permit, and personal expenses

Financial Aid: Review the Financial Aid website for more information about financing your study abroad program and apply for any scholarships for which you are eligible.


   Spring  Fall
 Nomination  October 15  April 15
 Application  November 1  May 1