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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Brussels, Belgium
  • Program Terms: Spring Embedded
  • Restrictions: UVA applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring Embedded
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:
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UVA in Belgium and the Netherlands: Sustainability Reporting and Assurance


This course focuses on the measurement and reporting of corporate social responsibility (CSR) information. The course will include: instruction about CSR reporting and standards governing CSR reporting; audit firm, regulator, and company visits; and completion of a CSR project (in teams).

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COMM 5510, 3 credits

The course will begin with on-grounds meetings on Wednesdays during the beginning of the spring semester. The travel component over spring break will take place in Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

This 3-credit course (COMM 5510) is open to Masters of Accounting students, Commerce students, and 3rd and 4th year undergraduates seeking a major or minor in Global Studies-Environments + Sustainability. Commerce students will receive credit toward the Accounting concentration.

Information about all McIntire School of Commerce Global Programs can be found here.

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Andrea Roberts | 

Professor Roberts specializes in issues related to nonprofit financial reporting and teaches courses in strategic cost management and leadership. She is also Director of McIntire's M.S. in Accounting program.

Jennifer Winchel | 
Professor Winchel specializes in financial reporting and disclosure issues. She teaches courses in financial accounting and in judgment and decision-making.

Cost and Financial Aid

The program cost and payment schedule are listed under the "Budget Sheets" link at the top of this page. Students with identifiable financial need are encouraged to apply for fellowships, scholarships, and financial aid.

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The University of Virginia believes in providing reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities on an individual and flexible basis. If you believe that you would require adjustments in order to fully participate in this program, please contact the Student Disability Access Center at 434-243-5180 as early as possible in order to begin this dialogue.


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All participants will need a valid passport in order to participate in the program. Students must ensure that their passport is valid at least six months past the program return date. US passport holders will not need a visa to participate in this program. International students should consult the embassy of Belgium and the embassy of the Netherlands websites for visa and entry requirements, and meet with their International Student Advisor in the International Studies Office for information about re-entering the U.S. at the conclusion of the program.


Health Info IconHealth and Safety Information

All students considering Education Abroad should consult the Students Abroad section of the U.S. Department of State’s web-based travel resources and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Traveler’s Health web resources to research health, safety, and security conditions; visa requirements; immunization requirements; and recommendations on staying healthy and safe in their target destination(s). Students should also carefully review the UVA Education Abroad Health & Safety Abroad web page. Parents and guardians are strongly advised to review all of these resources, as well. UVA students and visiting students enrolled in UVA Education Abroad programs are subject to the University of Virginia’s Policy on Student International Travel.

This program is currently not accepting applications.