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DIS-Stockholm: Social Science Programs


Program Location Stockholm, Sweden
Sponsor DIS
Program Type Co-sponsored
Duration Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring 2018 01/12/18 to 05/11/18
Current Program Dates
Fall 2017 08/17/17 to 12/11/17
Past Dates
Spring 2017 01/13/17 to 05/12/17

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Housing
Program Costs Financial Aid
Deadline Returnee Info
Resources
 

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Overview

DIS-Stockholm's program is located in Stockholm's beautiful Östermalm neighborhood, steps from several Swedish universities, the national Olympic stadium, a metro (T-bana) station, and the Royal National City Park.

Students will pick one of 4 core courses, which include two study tours (please check the DIS website for destinations):

  • Gender & Sexuality
  • International Relations
  • Literature
  • Global Economics

Participants will round out the rest of their schedule from a large selection of "elective courses."

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:DIS.

Eligibility

The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least three semesters of university study (or the equivalent) completed at time of application. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

Students should check individual classes for prerequisites.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts][Krannert School of Management][College of Pharmacy][College of Health and Human Sciences]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Excursions
Included study tours are an integral part of the DIS program and the core class selected by program participants. Additional cultural activities are also included in the program.

Housing
DIS arranges housing, and there are many different types available to program participants. Please see the DIS website for descriptions of the housing options.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

The DIS fee includes: Full tuition and administrative fees; insurance; rental of a complete set of textbooks & photocopied handouts; all field study events; use of DIS facilities, including library and computer labs; personal e-mail account and web access; and study tours as described in the individual program "chapters" on the DIS website.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2018

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$19,400.00
Study Abroad Fee$914.00
Housing$6,100.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00
Program Discount for Purdue Students- $3,000.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,500.00
Visa$300.00
Meals$2,200.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$3,000.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin