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Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, The Netherlands and England Program- Summer
Amsterdam, Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Summer
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Summer 2020 03/01/2020
Rolling Admission 06/27/2020 07/06/2020

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Program Name: Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, The Netherlands and England Program Country: England, France, Netherlands
Program Type: Faculty-led Region: Europe
Term: Summer City: Amsterdam, London, Paris
GPA Requirement: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Academic Fields Available: Arts and Performing Arts, Education, English, Interdisciplinary/ Open to all majors, Language and Cultural Studies, Theatre
Program Description:
Program Description:

About The Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, The Netherlands and England Program

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  • To provide students with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge and experience of the language, culture and customs of France, the Netherlands and England.
  • To facilitate personal development through gaining intercultural sensitivity, feeling more connected to the wider worlds of education, art, and literature;
  • To develop independence, confidence, and self-knowledge through international travel.
  • To experience short-term living in different cultures, exposure to different learning environments, increased knowledge of another part of the world, and interaction with local residents.
  • To develop collegiate-level reading and writing skills.

For more program information, please contact the faculty leaders: Dr. Kate Colantonio- Yurko and Dr. Kathy Olmstead,

Housing & Orientation

Accommodation will be in Hotels or Backpackers Hostels with shared accommodations for all participants. 


Fees for the Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, The Netherlands and England Program

Budget Sheet for the Summer 2020 Program
Estimated Undergraduate Cost: $4,879.12
Estimated Graduate Cost: $5,154.12

  • Tuition (3 credits)
  • Program Acceptance Fee
  • Campus fees (college and technology fee),
  • SUNY International Health Insurance,
  • Pre-departure Orientation Materials
  • Round-trip Airfare to/from JFK (NYC)
  • Accommodation in shared rooms
  • Group activities and excursions
  • All program related travel via coach and public transportation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Brockport's Study Abroad Office Services including the presence of a Brockport Faculty Director

  • Passport
  • Transportation to/from JFK
  • Additional Meals
  • Miscellaneous Expenses (entertainment, additional travel, tips, laundry, postage, etc.)

The actual amount that you will spend depends heavily on your style of living, and will vary with each individual's personal spending habits, entertainment preferences and travel choices. 

Financial aid applies towards fees. 

*Varies depending on the SUNY campus at which the participant pays tuition. 
**The SUNY International Health Insurance is mandatory and will be included on the student's Brockport invoice. 

We strongly recommend that you purchase trip insurance to cover loss of luggage, cancelled/missed flights, missed/cancelled program, etc. In the event that you cannot attend a program (for example, with a medical emergency or U.S. State Department Travel Warning), such insurance can cover loss of program fees resulting from a cancelled program.


Course Description
OAP 404/504: The Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, England and the Netherlands Program will provide each student with an opportunity to investigate and explore Paris, France, London, England and Amsterdam, Netherlands through meaningful cultural activities, readings, and travel.  The class will involve a ten day trip with excursions to universities, famed landmarks, museums, literary sites, and historic sites.  Students will be required to immerse themselves in diverse literature (novels, poetry, film), art (a variety of mediums), and the culture of each locale. Additionally, students will be offered a variety of reading and research tracks based on their interests. 

This course will have multiple tracks depending on your interests and whether you are taking this course to satisfy an education program course requirement (EDI Literacy Elective, EDI 601, and/or EDI 4/530).


Day 1

  • Departure from USA

Day 2: France

  • Arrival in Paris
  • Walking tour 1: La tour Eiffel 
  • Orientation and Welcome
  • Welcome Dinner
Day 3: France
  • Visit Versailles Palace
  • Free afternoon and evening
Day 4: France
  • Walking tour 2: Île de la Cité including Notre Dame, Latin Quarter, Walk by Louvre
  • Free afternoon with suggested activities
Day 5: France/Netherlands
  • Travel to Amsterdam
  • Free afternoon and evening of touring the city
Day 6: Netherlands
  • Tour of the Royal Palace Amsterdam
  • Free afternoon
  • Canal Cruise during the evening
Day 7: Netherlands
  • Morning activities include Anne Frank house and Holocaust Museum
  • Free afternoon and evening
Day 8: Netherlands/England
  • Travel to London and arrive midday
  • Bus tour of the city
  • Visit the Portrait Gallery Late Shift
Day 9: England
  • Morning activities include: Sherlock Holmes Museum, walk through Hyde Park, Harrods
  • Afternoon activities include: The Tower or London and The Crown Jewels
  • Free evening
Day 10: England
  • Free day of touring the city
  • Farewell dinner
Day 11: England/USA
  • Departure to the US


Estimated: June 27, 2020 - July 6, 2020

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This program is currently not accepting applications.