Hogeschool van Amsterdam

AUAS Autumn School

Emerging Markets of Europe


Would you like to study in Romania for a week? Join the Autumn School and increase your knowledge on communication in emerging markets of Europe. The course will be given in Cluj-Napoca, Romania with selected lecturers and students from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Babeș-Bolyai University.

The AUAS Autumn School offers the unique opportunity to study a module in business communication in Cluj-Napoca, Romania in October. Key focus at this Autumn School are Europe‘s Emerging markets.

Selected lecturers and students from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands and the Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania welcome international students to participate. Join social and cultural events in Cluj-Napoca, the country‘s second most populous city (also known as Romania‘s technopolis). Fine food, monuments and the local moderate prices make Cluj attractive. Besides you will visit count Dracula‘s castle. The institute hosting the AUAS Autumn School, is the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, the largest university in Romania, with 39,000 students. Some of whom will join the Autumn School.

During this Autumn School all participants co-write (on their own names) a new issue of our glossy magazine. A professional journal in English on international communication, which the students will launch during a self-organised festive seminar, with an after-party. Besides competitive edge classes around emerging markets, the course programme includes study visits to IT and outsourcing companies and an introductory class to Romanian culture.


23 - 27 October 2017

Arrival date possible between

20 - 22 October 2017

Application deadline

13 October 2017

Kick-off session at the Wibauthuis 3b.

10 October 2017 

17:00 - 18:00 PM at WBH 02B01


3 EC
5 EC – if an extra assignment outside the Autumn School week is completed satisfactorily.

Language programme English
Prerequistes Upper undergraduate students

Margreet Koning
Email: m.a.koning@hva.nl
Phone: 00 31 (0)20 5951534

The costs structure for this Autumn School is:

Tuition (Romanian students):

Please check  Babeș-Bolyai University

Tuition fee: 

€ 200,-

Optional Dracula Tour:

21 and 22 October incl hotel and bus. 

Final enrollement before 1 October 2017 at m.a.koning@hva.nl. 

Dracula tour € 99,-

 (own expense, payment in Romania)

Flight tickets approx.:

€ 150,- (own expense)

Hotel (1 p. p/d) approx.:

Recommended accommodations or book an appartment and share with other students.

€ 25,- (own expense)











If you are a student from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and you want to get the credit count:

  • Apply to the examination board beforehand if you would like to have this course added as extra curricular;
  • If you are an honours student you need to ask permission from the honours programme coordinator (Mrs Irena van Nynatten-Janikowska, email: i.van.nynatten-janikowska@hva.nl)

Gepubliceerd door  Faculteit Business en Economie 26 september 2017