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Students will travel to London, The Hague and Amsterdam in this exciting experience for law, business, and trades and engineering technology students. While in London, students will tour courts and other legal institutions to compare American and British legal systems. Students will also visit London's major landmarks, including the Tower of London, London Eye, and Westminster Abbey while also learning about the local architecture.
In The Hague, students will learn about international human rights at the International Criminal Court and tour international businesses.
In Amsterdam, students will visit the Anne Frank House and stroll through the canal district.
Students will explore:
The differences between the US legal and government systems and those of the UK and the Netherlands.
See first-hand how international courts deal with issues of human rights, war crimes, and atrocities committed against minorities worldwide.
Experience differences between US businesses and those in the UK and the Netherlands.
Develop communication skills while travelling in a country where another language is spoken.
Interact with paralegals and business leaders in the UK and the Netherlands.
Identify cultural differences between US, England and the Netherlands
Explore the history of architecture through the cities and how it has changed through the centuries
See how routine maintenance is done on a variety of equipment and facilities
The study abroad experience aligns with NWTC Employability Skills; in particular, "value individual differences and abilities", and "demonstrate community and global accountability".
$3,300 - $3,800 is the estimated program cost, and includes:
Costs do not include: tuition (optional), some meals, personal spending money, and passport fees.
College of Business students: use this as your Career Experience
This study abroad experience will satisfy the Career Experience component in any College of Business associate degree program. Each academic program has criteria for assessment of learning; typically journaling and a portfolio presentation linking learning to the program outcomes.
Tech Hall students: use this as your 3 credit capstone, talk to your instructor
All credit opportunities are optional.
We will provide dates when this program becomes available again.