DIS Study Abroad in Scandanavia

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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


  • Advising Tips: A faculty reference is only required of applicants with a GPA below 9.0 along with a letter explaining circumstances impacting the GPA.
  • 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