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Sweden: Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Learn speech and language science best practices this summer in Sweden, a country known for its state-of-the-art approaches. You will learn about cultural and professional issues pertaining to research and clinical practice. You will also learn to compare and contrast motor speech disorders and develop hypotheses, rationales and priorities for evaluation and treatment. Lund University neurologists, otolaryngologists, radiologists, and speech pathologists will share their expertise, and visits to local hospitals and rehabilitation centers round out the program.


Lund, Sweden

Program Dates:

May 25 - June 30, 2015 

Application Deadlines:

Round 1: Sunday, December 7, 2014

Round 2: Sunday, February 8, 2015

Round 3: Sunday, March 15, 2015

This program is closed and no longer accepting applications.

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals with relevant experience, who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Related Areas of Study:

  • Communicative Sciences and Disorders
  • Global Health 


Students register for the courses listed below for a total of 6 points. Students should consult their academic advisor for approval.

CSCD-GE 2110 Section Number 099 (Class Number: 1986) - Multi-Cultural and Professional Issues in Communicative Sciences and Disorders (3 points)

CSCD-GE-2060 Section Number 099 (Class Number: 1747) Dysphagia in Adults and Children (3 points) 

For more course information, please refer to department course listings.

Offered through the Communicative Sciences and Disorders Department. 

See a 2013 sample syllabus for Multi-Cultural and Professional Issues.


Dr. Christina Reuterskiold, PhD, MS

Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders and Department Chair, New York University

Dr. Sonja Molfenter, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, New York University


2014 Graduate Tuition: $1,479 per point plus registration and services fees

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2015 Housing Fees: $650

2015 Activity Fees: $500

Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Bursar billing schedule.

International airfare to and from the program location is not included in the program fee. Students must purchase their own round-trip tickets and are responsible for their own accommodation for travel beyond the program dates.

Student will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: KayakHipmunkVayama Google Flights and for student rates.


Students will be staying in Lund University student accommodations.

Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into Lund typically depart New York a day in advance.

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date. 

Visa: US citizens require a valid passport and do not require a visa for visits to Sweden of less than three months in duration. All other passport holders should check with their respective visa requirements.

Helpful links: US State Department, Center for Disease Control, Lonely Planet Guide

Weather: The weather in Lund in late May and June tends to be cooler than New York, usually between 50° and 60° Fahrenheit. 

Helpful Links: AccuWeather