Global Affairs

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 22 - June 29, 2017

Application Deadlines:

 As of March 24, 2017, this program is no longer accepting applications. Students are encouraged to contact to discuss alternative programs.

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
  • Health 


Students register for the three Summer 2017 course numbers listed below for a total of 6 points:

  • CSCD-GE.2060 Section 099 (Course #5156) - Dysphagia in Adults and Children (3 points)
  • CSCD-GE 2141 Section 099 (Course #2004) - Multicultural and Professional Issues (2 credits)
  • CSCD-GE 2142 Section 099 (Course #5157) - Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology (1 point)

Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.

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

Offered through the Communicative Sciences and Disorders Department. 

Sample Syllabus -- Dysphagia in Adults and Children

Sample Syllabus -- Multicultural and Professional Issues


Christina Reuterskiold, Associate Professor, Department Chair

Sonja Molfenter, Assistant Professor

Department of Communicative Science and Disorders


2017 Graduate Tuition: $1,596 per point plus registration and services fees

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2017 Housing Fee: $650

2017 Activity Fee: $650

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 shared-occupancy Lund University student accommodations, arranged by NYU Global Affairs.

Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.

Travel, Visa, and Other 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

Admitted Student Resources: click here.