Radboud University is a highly reputable research institution located in Nijmegen – the oldest city in the Netherlands. Near the border of Germany, the University is well located and acts as a gateway to continental Europe. Famed for its modern architecture and roman ruins, the city beautifully highlights European history both new and old. Radboud University has a centralized campus and is considered to be the greenest and most beautiful in the Netherlands.
The Surrounding Area
Nijmegen thrives as a University town and the campus is an integral part of the community. Nijmegen is famous for outdoor cafes, open air concerts, cultural activities and varied natural landscapes. An extensive train network provides ample opportunity for discovering the surrounding region. The University is also a short 45 minute drive from an airport that offers RyanAir flights – connecting Europe affordably to the Netherlands.
The international student association organizes many excursions throughout the year to various cities and sights throughout Europe. Additionally, the University offers many student organizations, culture and sports clubs which international students can get involved in to become integrated in the Dutch culture and community.
- Degree-seeking student
- At least sophomore standing at time of participation
- Good judicial standing
- 2.50+ GPA at time of application
- Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
Students accepted into the UNC Wilmington education abroad program with Radboud University will receive credit toward their degree requirements for most majors. They offer a wide range of programs including, but not limited to, law, business, arts, social sciences, science, philosophy/religion and medical sciences.
Students select their own accommodation – although the international office at the University can assist students with identifying resources and reliable options. All exchange students indicate as part of their application if they would like help from the International Office in regards to housing.
Academic Year Dates
Late August to Early July
Spring Semester Dates
Late January to Early July
This program is available as an Exchange or as a Study Abroad:
- Exchange - This means you pay your regular tuition and fees to UNCW, and your room and board costs abroad.
- Study Abroad - This means you pay your tuition, fees, room and board abroad.
With each option, there will be additional costs for international airfare, passport, visa, health insurance, and local transportation. Please meet with an advisor at the Office of International Programs to discuss which option is best for you.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding.
UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at www.uncw.edu/ international/abroad/aid.html.