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  • Locations: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: Furman applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 01/22/2018
02/09/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 01/22/2018
02/09/2018 TBA TBA

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Affiliate Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Areas of Study: Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Health Sciences, Psychology, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Applicable Financial Aid: Federal Aid, Furman Institutional Aid, Furman Merit Based Scholarships, State Aid, Study Away Scholarship Housing: Dormitory/ Residence Hall, Host Family/ Home Stay
Program Description:
Study Abroad at DIS Stockholm 
Ignite your love of learning, further your academic achievements, develop intercultural understanding, and acquire life skills essential for engaged citizenship. Study alongside the urbanites of Stockholm, who balance life in a vibrant metropolis with the city’s beautiful and serene surroundings. Discover Europe and meet the unexpected. 

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Gender & Sexuality Studies 
Global Economics 
International Relations 
Literature 
Medical Practice & Policy
Neuroscience
Psychology 
Public Health 

Pursue Academic and Personal Goals
Choose a core course from eight academic programs and select from over 35 upper-level elective courses. Your freedom of choice extends to your housing, where you apply for living arrangements that best fit you.

Academic Excellence  
Intellectually stimulating courses challenge you to examine issues from various perspectives, as you debate, research, analyze, and reflect on contemporary topics and burning issues.

Experiential Learning  
With an emphasis on hands-on learning experiences, you have opportunities to simulate real-life scenarios, make connections, and build your resume.

Europe as Your Classroom  
Take your classroom on the road on two course-integrated, faculty-led study tours with your core course! Visit important sites and meet with local experts who add cultural perspectives to your knowledge of the field.

Faculty Who Teach What They Do  
Most faculty work as professionals in the areas they teach, bringing theory to life by sharing real-world examples in the classroom.  

Supportive Environment  
Academic counseling and personal support resources are available to you during your time abroad, providing you a solid foundation upon which to grow. 

Cultural Learning
In your courses, you focus on the importance of cultural context and are exposed to how issues are perceived, lived, and theorized in Europe. It is also your chance to reflect on the cultural norms and values that shape you.

Meet the Locals
Living in a Homestay, signing up for a sports team, taking a Swedish Language and Culture course, or attending an evening seminar are among the ways to build your international network and meet the locals.


Furman Information


Financial Aid
Furman students are eligible to apply Federal and State Aid towards the cost of the program and must complete a Consortium Agreement in order to have their aid applied toward the semester cost of DIS.  Furman institutional aid and scholarships will not be applied to the program cost, but students will not lose their institutional aid for the following semesters.

How to Apply
Students will submit both a study away application to Furman University and a separate application for DIS. DIS will not accept a Furman student until the student has undergone the Furman application and been approved by Furman to participate in the program.

Once accepted by Furman, students will apply directly to DIS. Apply here. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible, since programs may fill before the deadline.  

Once accept by DIS, students must submit a Transfer Credit Authorization Form to the Registrar at Furman in order to be pre-approved to receive credit for classes taken abroad.  Please contact the Registrar at Furman if you have questions related to the form.

Furman Billing
All students will be billed by Furman for the cost of the program. Students are not responsible for paying published costs for Furman tuition, room, or board during their semester away and will only be responsible for the billed amount of their DIS semester. Note that once students are accepted by Furman, they will be responsible for paying a $500 administrative fee to Furman University.  When students initiate an application with DIS, they must be ready to pay a deposit directly to DIS which will be applied to their semester fees. This deposit is the only program fee that will be paid directly to DIS. All other semester payments will be billed through Furman.
 
Furman Campus Advisers for DIS
Dr. Wes Dripps
Plyler Hall 119E
Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Erin Hahn
Johns Hall 206J
Psychology

Nancy Georgiev
Rinker Center 209N
Associate Director for Study Away

Emily Grubbe
Rinker Center 209L
Program Coordinator for Study Away
 


This program is currently not accepting applications.