Finland - Summer Study Abroad

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Study Abroad in Finland, Summer 2014

By joining us in summer 2014, you will enjoy an opportunity to take courses at Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK), an institution that recently won the European Union’s Gold Erasmus Award for lifelong learning programs. You can also expand your international experience by opting to participate in side-trips to Russia and Sweden. 
 
Here are some of the details
 
Courses: You can select JAMK courses that help you complete Communication Studies FIP components while meeting SJSU GE Area V (Global Studies) requirements. 
 
We also have accommodations for students in International Business, HRTM, and other majors. Classes at JAMK would potentially be substituted for equivalent courses at SJSU. 
 
Best of all, you choose the number of courses that best fits your needs: Take two classes for three to six SJSU units – all for the same price.
 
 
Program Dates: Current plans are May 28 through June 19, 2014, but actual dates will not be solidified until January. 
 
Program Cost: Program costs are estimated at $2500. This includes the following: 
 
• JAMK Courses (3 or 6 units)
• Basic dorm-style housing 
• Jyväskylä student bus pass (and transport from Helsinki int’l airport)
 
Optional excursions (includes transportation, prices subject to change): 
 
• Saint Petersburg, Russia (approx. additional $700)
• Stockholm, Sweden (approx. additional $400)
 
Note: Airfare to/from Finland is not covered in Program Cost. Once we finalize the dates, you should book your flights as soon as possible. 
 
(Cost estimation is $1000 - $2000 depending on how soon you book your fight)
 
Deadlines: While dates and deadlines remain under development, you are encouraged to mark March 1, 2014 on your calendar. That’s when we’ll collect your $500 deposit to secure your space in our program. 
 
We’ll follow up as plans solidify. In the meantime, here are some useful websites to learn more: 
 
 
 
 
 
Program Directors
 
Dr. Deanna Fassett: Deanna.Fassett@sjsu.edu
 
Dr. Andrew Wood: Andrew.Wood@sjsu.edu