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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Brussels, Belgium; Delft, Netherlands; Leiden, Netherlands; Luxembourg City, Luxembourg; Normandy, France; Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

Horticulture and History Study Tour 

Netherlands, Belgium, and France

 Dr. Chad Miller and Dr. Cathie Lavis



QUICK FACTS
  • Spring 2019 Course with Summer 2019 Study Tour
  • Language Prerequisite:No
  • Courses and Credits:
    • HORT 595 - 3 K-State undergraduate or graduate credits
  • Important Dates and Deadlines:
    • Course Dates: January 22, 2019 – May 30, 2019
      • On-campus meetings: 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23, 5/7, Throckmorton 2738
    • Tour Dates: May 16, 2019 – May 30, 2019
    • Application Deadline: October 1, 2018
  • Total Estimated Cost:
    • Undergraduate: $6,532.50 (includes tuition, program fees, and additional anticipated expenses)
    • Graduate: $6,849.00 (includes tuition, program fees, and additional anticipated expenses)  


OVERVIEW
 
This spring course is followed by a 15 day summer study tour of Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. Students will be exposed to many facets of Horticulture, including, but not limited to: plant production of floriculture, fruit and vegetable production, and nursery crops in a protected environment; cut flower production and marketing aspects, landscape design; viticulture; and botanical gardens. In addition, students will have the opportunity to learn more about Dutch and European culture, along with gaining historical insights with visits to World War II sites.

This course may be used for a Horticulture program specialization elective or as a free elective requirement. 


HIGHLIGHTS
  • Study with K-State students and faculty
  • Visit Keukenhopf, one of the most spectacular spring gardens in the world and learn about Dutch flower production
  • Cruise the canals of Amsterdam and learn about the city's history
  • Visit the site of the Commission of the European Union
  • Tour vineyards and wine cellars in Luxembourg and France
  • And so much more!

ELIGIBILITY
  • Instructor permission. Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • This program is open to K-State and non K-State credit-seeking students only

 
PROGRAM COSTS
 
Program Fees (Billed to KSIS): $5,165.20 (includes international airfare, program fees, U.S. transportation, international health insurance, OIP administration fee, and bank wire fees).
Estimated K-State Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Course (Billed to KSIS): *$952.30 for one 3 credit hour undergraduate K-State course, including a $25.00 Global Campus Fee
Estimated K-State Tuition and Fees for Graduate Course (Billed to KSIS): *$1268.80 for one 3 credit hour graduate K-State course, including a $25.00 Global Campus Fee 
Additional Anticipated Expenses (Not Billed): $415 (for expenses such as individual meals, incidentals, and immunizations). 

*Tuition/fee estimate is based on 2017-2018 K-State Tuition/Fee Schedule. Rates may change for different academic years
 
Note: Education Abroad and Kansas State University post all billable costs directly to students’ KSIS accounts at the start of the academic term in which the course is offered. For spring courses, charges will appear in late January; for summer courses, charges appear in mid-May; and for fall courses, charges appear in late August.
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Before you apply, please review some important information about scholarships and financial aid at http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/current-students/funding/ 
CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Chad Miller
Horticulture
532-1416
ctmiller@ksu.edu

Dr. Cathie Lavis
Horticulture
532-1433
clavis@ksu.edu

Brent Holliday
Education Abroad
304 Fairchild Hall
785-532-5990
bholliday@ksu.edu
 
*Program information subject to change. Please contact Education Abroad for the most updated details.


This program is currently not accepting applications.