Sweden

Sweden

The Scripps College list of approved SAGE – Study Abroad and Global Education programs may change in response to students' interests and feedback, faculty, and administrative evaluations as well as changing world events. Study abroad is not without risks and students are advised to carefully choose their study site.

The Scripps Committee on Study Abroad (COSA) has approved the following programs in Sweden for our students.

Stockholm

Academic Program

Instruction consists of seminars, lectures and tutorials; Swedish language is a required course and students select three other courses taught in English. Some courses offered in English at the Stockholm School of Economics are open to program participants. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Reviewed by: Professors: Hao Huang and Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert Staff: Neva Barker
  • Fields of study: Economics offerings are strong with liberal arts courses in art history, cultural studies, environmental studies, film, gender studies, politics and public policy.
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA
  • Size of the student body: Fellow program participants are from US colleges and universities. Being based on the campus of the Stockholm School of Economics facilitates interactions with local Swedish students in the dining hall, library and in campus clubs and organizations.
  • Number of program participants: 30 - 35

Living Arrangements

Students live in private homes with a host family or in apartments with other program students. Students take meals with their host family or prepare their own meals in the apartments with a stipend provided by the program.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Mid-August to mid-December
  • Spring: Mid-January to mid-May

Notes

  • Advising Tips: The classes "Gender in Swedish Society and Culture" and "Working Together -Gender and Organization" are now approved to fulfill the Gender and Women's Studies (GWS) general education requirement.
  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Stockholm and Los Angeles.

Stockholm

Academic Program

Students are required to take a Swedish language class and select a Core Program class plus three electives for a total of 3.75 courses upon returning to Scripps.

  • Reviewed by: Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert
  • Fields of study: Psychology, medical practice and policy studies, gender studies.
  • Eligibility: 9.0 required
  • Size of the student body: Program participants are from liberal arts colleges and universities across the USA.
  • Number of program participants: 60-80

Living Arrangements

Students live in private homes and take their meals with a host family or reside in shared flats with other program students where they prepare their own meals with a stipend provided by the program and Scripps.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Mid-August to mid-December
  • Spring: Mid-January to mid-May

Notes

  • Visa Information: The program will provide information on the visa process.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Stockholm and Los Angeles