Study Abroad: Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands

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Event Date: 
Monday, June 25, 2018, 8:00am PDT to Friday, July 6, 2018, 5:00pm PDT
Delft, Netherlands
Kelly Clifton, Portland State University
4 Credits at PSU

Applications are now open and are due by March 11, 2018

Brought to you by our Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation program, this four-credit, two-week course presents an introduction to sustainable transportation and land use applications in the Dutch context. An immersive experience to explore the Dutch approach to cycling, transit, innovative mobility and land use– the curriculum will feature material that provides a comparison between U.S. and the Netherlands problems, priorities, and solutions.

Specific emphases on planning and engineering principles, policy, and practice will be explored through field trips, tours and guest lectures, while visiting Amsterdam, Utrecht and Houten. Students completing this course will develop a broader understanding of sustainable transportation issues and expand their toolkit for context-sensitive solutions. No previous language study required.

Come rent your fiets and experience some of the best biking infrastructure in the world!



APPLICATION: Applications are now open and will be due by Sunday, March 11. Contact us at if you have any questions.
ELIGIBILITY: This program is open to both PSU Students and non-PSU students and practitioners who meet the program eligibility requirements. To apply, you will need to complete the same application process as PSU students. Once accepted, you will need to enroll as a non-degree seeking student at PSU ($25 fee).
---Program Fee/Tuition [housing, bike rental, train tickets for field visits, breakfast, 2 group dinners]: $4,055
---Additional estimated costs [airfare, meals, personal expenses]: $2,190
---Financial Aid: Please inquire with the Education Abroad office for more information on potential financial aid available: Hannah Fischer

PSU COURSE #: CE 495/595: Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands, Summer Term 2018