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The Netherlands

Tulip field in the Netherlands

Established in 1682, the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague is one of Europe's oldest academies. With over 1,000 students from 50 countries, it exudes creativity, innovation, and professionalism.

The Netherlands is a European country known for its beautiful flat landscape full of canals, windmills, tulip fields, and bike paths. Famously known as the greenest city in Europe, the Hague is about an hour by train to Amsterdam and is home to a vibrant design scene.

Program Details
School Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
Tuition Same as your MCAD tuition; you will remain enrolled at MCAD and continue to pay MCAD tuition
Location The Hague, Netherlands
Official Language Dutch
Semester Offered Spring semester only; mid January–mid May
Housing Off campus, paid directly to landlord
  • Airfare: $1,200
  • Housing: $600–$700/month, depending on type of accommodation
  • Insurance: $55/month
Costs are approximate and subject to change
  • Graphic Design
Classroom Experience
  • Independent and self-initiated projects
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Junior standing (60 credit minimum)
  • Application to MCAD Off Campus Committee in Septmeber
Visa Not required
Program Fact Sheet KABK Incoming Exchange Factsheet