Information for term Summer Contemporary Swedish Studies
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineApril 1, 2018
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: April 1, 2018
- Dates: May 21 – Jun 18, 2018 (4 weeks)
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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Spend a summer in beautiful Uppsala, a city filled with some of the world’s most fascinating architecture and landmarks. Immerse yourself in Swedish culture as you enjoy 22 hours of sunshine a day, swimming excursions in the Baltic Sea - not to mention the chance to explore complex issues like social justice, gender studies, and more!
Visit breathtaking sights
Visit breathtaking sights like Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala Castle, and the Stockholm Archipelago.
Take excursions to historical destinations
in Gotland, Old Uppsala, and more.
Study at Uppsala University,
the oldest university in Scandinavia.
year when Uppsala University was founded1477
companies headquartered here19,000
Location & CultureClick to Open
A charming college city, Uppsala is home to a wealth of wonderful shops, restaurants, and museums. Tracing its roots back to Viking times, Uppsala boasts a wealth of breathtaking, historic landmarks, including Holy Trinity Church and Uppsala Castle.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Visit the Vasa Museum in Stockholm to learn about famed maritime vessels.
- Enjoy experiential learning highlighted by guest lectures and cultural activities.
Our optional Communicative Swedish Language course will immerse you in the language through interacting with locals at cafes, theaters, and festivals.
Learn more about the area by interacting with your host city!
- Get a firsthand flavor of the native culture by hanging with local Swedish students
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Hostels: students are housed in hostel double rooms with another CIEE student on the program.
Meals are not included but students can prepare their own food in fully equipped shared kitchens in the hostel.
Where You'll Study
Located on the Uppsala University campus, the oldest university in Scandinavia. It boasts an enrollment of approximately 40,000 students and 15 site libraries.
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What you need to knowThe program details
Local faculty from Uppsala University teach our CIEE courses. Classes will be held at CIEE, on the Uppsala University campus’ premises.
AcademicsClick to Open
To be announced.
- Total credit: 3-4 semester/4.5-6 quarter hours per session.
- Content courses: credit: 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours, contact hours: 45.
- Optional Communicative Swedish Language course during one session: 1 semester/1.5 quarter hours, contact hours: 15.
Students enroll in one culture course and may also take an optional Communicative Swedish Language course.
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Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
While this program is not focused on language development, students interested in developing basic Swedish language skills may participate in an optional Communicative Swedish language course during one of the sessions. This course includes 15 contact hours for an additional 1 semester / 1.5 quarter hours.
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Scholarships & Grants
In 2016, we awarded over 1,000 scholarships totaling more than $5 million, helping more students get on planes and live their dreams in faraway places than any other organization. This year's no different. In fact, every year we give this unrivaled amount of funding, because we’re on a mission to help YOU go abroad, too! Explore your options today.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates, Deadlines & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
No Hidden Fees
|Summer Session I 2018 4 weeks|
|Apr 1, 2018|
|May 21, 2018|
|Jun 18, 2018|
Fees & Housing
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $2,703 **
Housing = $680
Insurance = $167Total Fees = $3,850
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $500
International Airfare = $1,650 †
Local Transportation = $75
Books & Supplies = $100
Personal expenses = $500Total Estimated Costs = $2,825
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
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