What is CHID?
CHID is a one-of-a-kind program where students enjoy the freedom of an interdisciplinary liberal arts degree within the context of a renowned research university.About CHID
Question. Critique. Create.
Our students ask questions that matter, think critically about education, and creatively express their understanding within a community of learners.Our Program
If you can dream it, you can achieve it
We offer students the freedom to tailor their education to their own intellectual interests and professional goals.Our Courses
Through engagement with local scholars, artists, political leaders, activists, and community members, our study abroad programs prepare students to engage with an increasingly globalized world.Study Abroad
CHID Turns 40
40 years ago, we founded an undergraduate program centered on student leadership, radical pedagogies, and public service. Today, these core values remain our north star.Our History
Tolerance, Identity, and Difference in Amsterdam (Spring Break)
Russell Shorto has called Amsterdam “the world’s most liberal city,” and indeed, the Netherlands is well known for its “tolerant” approaches to drug enforcement, legalized sex work, and gay rights. However, recent events have brought this self-congratulatory attitude into question.
Quarter Offered: Winter 2022
Application Deadline: November 1, 2021