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Join one of the only Dutch language programs in the United States.

Anyone wanting to discover a fascinating, modern European culture will enjoy studying Dutch. Go to the Netherlands during interim or experience Dutch traditions right on campus—like our Sinterklaas and Koningsdag (King’s Day) parties, Dutch films, and Dutch chapel. And because Calvin is located in a historically Dutch-American region, you'll find plenty of connections to Dutch community, history, and culture.

A major or minor in Dutch complements any major, because Netherlandic culture richly touches so many areas. Whether you plan a career in history, finance, engineering and water management, art history, literature, religion, immigration, or nearly anything else, your knowledge of Dutch will boost your opportunities.

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Studying Dutch and business can help you pursue an international career. Expand your options with a versatile major in a growing field.

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