Dutch Studies 24, Section 1

Studying Abroad (1 unit, LG)

Professor Jeroen Dewulf
Tuesday 2:00-3:00, 263 Dwinelle Hall, Class number: 25410

This one-unit freshman seminar explores all study abroad opportunities that UC Berkeley offers to its students. It answers questions about what can be gained by studying abroad and how to make it part of one’s undergraduate education at Cal. It focuses on how to develop a study abroad plan that suits academic and personal interests. Students also learn about different program options, how to select a program, application procedures, financial aid, and making the most of the study abroad experience after returning to the Berkeley campus. This is the ideal course to prepare yourself for a study abroad experience and to learn, explore, and grow in a globalizing world.

Instructor Bio

Jeroen Dewulf is the UC Berkeley Faculty Director for Study Abroad. He is Queen Beatrix Professor in Dutch Studies, which is part of the Department of German. He also serves as the director of the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies. Dewulf graduated in Dutch and German Philology and with a minor in Portuguese Studies at the University of Ghent, in Belgium. He holds a Master's degree from the University of Porto, in Portugal, and a Ph.D. in German Literature from the University of Bern, in Switzerland. His main area of research is Dutch and Portuguese colonial and post-colonial history and literature, with a specific focus on the transatlantic slave trade.

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