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 28 - June 29, 2018 

Application Deadlines:

Priority Deadline: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 

Regular Deadline 1: Tuesday February 13, 2018

Regular Deadline 2: March 22, 2018 

Admissions rolling thereafter as space remains available 

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 2018 course numbers listed below for a total of 6 points:

  • CSCD-GE.2035 Section 099 (Course #5917) - Language Development and Disorders in School Age Children (3 points)
  • CSCD-GE 2141 Section 099 (Course #2019) - Multicultural and Professional Issues (2 credits)
  • CSCD-GE 2142 Section 099 (Course #2086) - Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology (1 point)

Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser 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. 

2017 Sample Syllabus -- Dysphagia in Adults and Children
2017 Sample Syllabus -- Multicultural and Professional Issues


Christina Reuterskiold, Associate Professor, Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Kelly Bridges, Clinical Assistant Professor, Communicative Sciences and Disorders


2018 Graduate Tuition: $1,660 per point plus registration and services fees.

NYU students: this course counts toward your Summer 2018 course load and tuition

Tuition will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Summer 2018.

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2018 Housing Fee: $650

2018 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.

Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.

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.