Sweden

Table of Contents
Trip Highlights
Estimated Cost
Payment Plan
Immunizations
Application
Itinerary
Credit
Faculty Leaders
Photos

Trips to Sweden

Trip Highlights

  • Engage in daily cultural exchanges with Swedish college students from Tullangskolan College
  • Visit the Swedish Parliament and the Royal Palace
  • Explore urban Stockholm as well as quaint Orebro
  • Learn about Deaf culture and Swedish Sign Language by visiting the National School for the Deaf in Tullangskolan in Sweden
  • Visit sites that foster understanding of Swedish gender roles, environmental sustainability, economic equality, ethnic diversity, educational systems, and government

Scroll thorugh the presentation below to see some of the trip highlights

Sweden 2017

Credits

SYG 2430

Sociology of Marriage and Family

3.0

SYG 1920

Group Study (Sociology)

1.0

ASL 2510

Deaf Culture

3.0

ASL 1920

Group Study (Deaf Culture)

1.0

 

Estimated Cost

The program fee for the study abroad program to Sweden will cover:

  • Round-trip airfare from Florida to Sweden
  • In-country Transportation
  • In-country Accommodations
  • Some Meals
  • Tours, Museums, and other activity fees
  • International Insurance

TOTAL PROGRAM FEE = Approximately $2,975

The cost may vary based on the number of students who sign up, exchange rates, and other variables. Changes are likely to be less than $200.

Estimated costs not included in program fee:
Tuition $320 (3 credits)
Books $ Unknown
Passport $ 165
Other meals (7 lunches, 8 dinners) $ 200
Personal Spending Money $ 50
Visas N/A
Immunizations None required, routine recommended
TOTAL = *This is an approximation, individuals will differ $ 735

Read through the Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy to understand payment expectations. This policy will accompany the Study Abroad Application form that you must fill out and sign to join a program.

Payment Plan

The payments expected for the program will follow the calendar below. You can also sign up for the Monthly Savings Plan for the program this year or in future years. See the Forms page on the SF Study Abroad website for more information.

Amount Due Date
$125 (deposit and application fee)
$600 November 18, 2016
$1,000 February 3, 2017
$600 March 10, 2017
$650 April 3, 2016

*Payment dates are subject to change. Participants will be informed via email if changes occur. To make a payment, go to the Cashier's Office in the Northwest Campus. The Cashier's Office accepts payments in cash, by check and by credit card. You can make your payments over the phone. More info here. If you are not able to make a payment according to the dates assigned by Santa Fe College's International Education Office, it may still be possible for you to join the program; however you will likely incur increased costs.

Immunizations

Please visit the Center for Disease Control website at:
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/extended_student/sweden?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001 for immunization information and requirements for Sweden.

Application

In order to apply for this Study Abroad program and to Santa Fe College Study Abroad Scholarships please click here.


Itinerary

Trip dates: May 14, 2016 – May 24, 2017

Day 1
  • ·       Meet and depart from the SFC PD Station

    ·       Flight Check In

    ·       Depart from Orlando Airport

Day 2

    ·       Arrive Stockholm, Arlanda Airport

    ·       Depart Stockholm for Orebro

    ·       Check in to Hotel

    ·       Walking Tour of Orebro and

    ·       Dinner

    ·       Hotel, Meeting and bedtime

Day 3

    ·       Breakfast and First Meeting

    ·       Catch City Bus no. 5 to Tullangskolan

    ·       Meet with students, attend classes

    ·       Lunch

    ·       Meeting with Tommy Krangh (Interpreter for the Deaf)

    ·       Free Time, dinner

Day 4
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Catch City Bus no. 5 to Tullangskolan

    ·       Meet with students, attend classes

    ·       Lunch

    ·       Tour Orebro Castle

    ·       Free Time, dinner

Day 5
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Catch City Bus no. 5 to Tullangskolan

    ·       Meet with students, attend classes

    ·       Lunch and Tour Naturens Haus

    ·       Catch City Bus back to hotel, Free Time, dinner

Day 6
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Catch City Bus no. 5 to Tullangskolan

    ·       Meet with students, attend classes

    ·       Lunch

    ·       Tour Elementary School for the Deaf or Orebro tour

    ·       Free Time

    ·       Dinner

Day 7
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Catch City Bus no. 5 to Tullangskolam

    ·       Meet with students, attend classes

    ·       Lunch

    ·       Tour Karlslund Estate

    ·       Cath City Bus back to hotel, Free Time

Day 8
  • ·       Board train for Stockholm

    ·       Check into hotel

    ·       Walking tour of Gamla Stan

    ·       Dinner

Day 9
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Drottningholm Palace and Boat Tour

    ·       Free time, dinner

Day 10
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Vasa Museum

    ·       Lunch

    ·       Skansen or Nordic Museum

    ·       Free Time

    ·       Dinner

Day 11
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Royal Palace Tour

    ·       Lunch

    ·       Parliament Tour

    ·       Free Time

    ·       Dinner

Day 12
  • ·       Breakfast

    ·       Royal Palace Tour

    ·       Lunch

    ·       Parliament Tour

    ·       Free Time

    ·       Dinner

Faculty Leaders

Doug Diekow

Douglas Diekow has taught sociology at Santa Fe for a number of years. He has been a strong supporter of internationalizing the curriculum at the college. Every semester Mr. Douglas Diekow engages his students in stimulating discussions with Swedish students using Skype.He has also been at the forefront of developing a partnership between Santa Fe College and Tullängsskolan, and he has coordinated the visits to Santa Fe College by a Swedish delegation in the Fall of 2010 and 2013. He has been the faculty leader of the study abroad program to Sweden in 2014.

381-3655
L-243

Michelle Freas
Michelle Freas has been to Sweden on occasion, traveling as a faculty member on the 2015 study abroad class. She has developed relationships with faculty who teach at the Deaf College in Orebro and will continue to maintain these relationships through the academic year.
352-395-7152
L-220
michelle.freas@sfcollege.edu