Summer School: Understanding the Netherlands - Success Factors of a Medium-Sized Economy
|Where:||University of Groningen|
2 - 23 July 2016
Deadline for application: 15 April 2016
Third-year (or higher) undergraduate students and master students
Prof. J. Herman
Dr. Sunkung Choi
The aim of this summer school is to develop an understanding of how the Netherlands, as a medium-sized country, has been able to maintain high welfare levels in a region which is dominated by (regional) international powers such as Germany, France and the UK.
The lectures and seminars will take place over a 3-week period, which offers participants the unique possibility to learn about and travel within the Netherlands.
After an introduction on the political and historical characteristics of the N etherlands and Dutch leadership, this summer school will focus on themes such as international relations, the service economy , international trade and the role of export-oriented agriculture.
There will be excursions to The Hague (the capital of international justice), the Port of Rott e rdam (the busiest container port in Europe) and the largest trading centre for plants and flowers in the world, Flora Holland.
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