Program Details

This unique program gives the student the opportunity to not alone learn or Swedish, but also to learn a lot about Sweden. The faculty is experienced in teaching Swedish as a foreign language, new teaching methods are applied and this results in an active
Location:
Uppsala, Sweden
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This summer program offers intensive Swedish language courses at all levels in Sweden's oldest university town for 9, 6 or 3 weeks between June 19 and August 19, 2016. Courses in Swedish culture, history and society are offered, such as Film, Arts, Gender and Sexuality in Scandinavia, Musical Theater, Folk Music, History. Excursions, study visits and many activities are scheduled every week. Take part in Swedish student life and learn a new language.

This unique program gives the student the opportunity to not alone learn or Swedish, but also to learn a lot about Sweden. The faculty is experienced in teaching Swedish as a foreign language, new teaching methods are applied and this results in an active, motivating and stimulating atmosphere in our classes. We introduce our students to the Swedish way of life, for example through organizing a crayfish dinner with all the customs that come with it and a sing-a-long with Swedish songs. We visit historical and cultural places with professional guides.

Setting Description:
Uppsala is a beautiful city to explore and spend a summer. It has numerous parks, running tracks, swimming pools, gyms. Students can rent a bike or walk around the city. The Lake Mälaren is a bike or bus ride away for swimming or canoeing. There are several cinemas, many places to listen to (live) music, have coffee with something sweet (= fika). University students will be able to visit the different student clubs and get to know the Swedish students. Stockholm is only 45 minutes away.
Cost:
All course fees are in sek, but here is the approximate equivalent in USD: 9 weeks $ 5,830, 6 weeks $ 3,970, 3 weeks $ 2,120. The course fee includes: all tuition, a gioded tour of Uppsala,a single dormitory room, welcome and farewell dinner, lunch on class days, excursions on Fridays including entrance fees, study visits, social activities.

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