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Sweden: Therapeutic Approaches in Speech Pathology: Voice

Graduate Study Abroad

Study best practices for voice therapy in Sweden, a country known for its state-of-the-art approaches to voice. Participants will explore cultural and professional issues related to voice production, habilitation, and rehabilitation. We will form hypotheses, rationales, and hierarchies for voice management based on the underlying anatomy and physiology of the voice production system. Students will have the opportunity to refine their voice models, practice entrainment, and learn to provide effective feedback.  Experts from Lund University like otolaryngologists and voice clinicians will share their expertise, and we will visit local cultural and historical sites to enrich our program.

Location:

Lund, Sweden

Program Dates:

May 16 - June 1, 2024

Application Deadline:

  • Priority Deadline: February 7, 2024
  • Regular Deadline: March 7, 2024 (admissions continue thereafter on a space-available basis)

Find the application link and instructions on the "How to Apply" page.

Who can participate:

  • NYU Graduate Students. The course "CSCD-GE 2037 – Voice Disorders" is a prerequisite for this class. Applicants must have completed CSCD-GE 2037 by the start date of the study abroad program in order to be eligible to participate.

Related areas of study:

  • Communicative Sciences and Disorders

How to apply:

The application link and instructions, as well as the deadlines and notification timelines, can be found on the "How to Apply" page

This is a credit-bearing graduate Global course. Students self-register in Albert for the following course for a total of 2 credits:

  • CSCD-GE 2019, Section 099 (Class #TBC) - Therapeutic Procedures in Speech Pathology: Advanced Voice Disorders (2 credits)

The course "CSCD-GE 2037 – Voice Disorders" is a prerequisite for this class. The course will be offered through the Communicative Sciences and Disorders Department.

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.

Direct Costs Billed by NYU

Participants will be billed for the cost of the graduate course following the standard per-credit rate for NYU Steinhardt Graduate Study Tuition and Fees. In addition, study abroad courses have a supplemental Program Fee that covers the cost of housing abroad, program activities and visits, group transportation in-country, and international health insurance. Students can expect to be billed:

  • Steinhardt Graduate Tuition (2 credits) - $4,202
  • Steinhardt Graduate Registration and Services Fees - $625
  • Program Fee - $1,600
  • GeoBlue International Health Insurance - Included

Estimated Direct Cost Total - $6,427

Tuition, Registration, and Program fees will be due based on Bursar's Payment Schedule for the current term.

Out-of-Pocket Costs

Students are responsible for purchasing transportation and airfare to/from the program location. Students 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: KayakGoogle Flights, and Student Universe for student rates.

In addition to airfare, participants should budget for: daily meals (except for included welcome and farewell meals); transportation to and from the airport; passport and/or visa fees (if applicable); vaccination costs (if applicable); and other personal incidentals.

Students are encouraged to budget for study abroad programs based on individual needs. You may use online budgeting tools such as NumbeoExpatistan, and Budget Your Trip to budget for your ideal study abroad experience.

Scholarships

NYU Steinhardt offers several graduate study abroad scholarships and maintains a list of additional external funding opportunities.

Study Abroad Budget Worksheet

Download and use this Study Abroad Budget Worksheet to estimate the cost of your study abroad experience. 

PLEASE NOTE: This spreadsheet lists possible expenses and may not be all-inclusive of program costs. In addition, your costs may fluctuate based on changes in currency exchange rates, airfare, varying personal lifestyles, etc. While this is a good tool for reviewing study abroad expenses, the results should be considered to be an estimate of the total cost of participation.

Housing Accommodations

Students stay in shared-occupancy housing arranged by the Office of Global Affairs. Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Program Fee. 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. Participants should plan to fly into Copenhagen's Kastrup Airport, which is the airport closest to Lund. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into Copenhagen typically depart New York a day in advance. All participants are strongly encouraged to purchase refundable flights.

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 their visa requirements on the embassy/consulate website respective of their nationality. For further guidance on visas and other non-immigration matters, contact OGS Outbound Student Services at ogs.outbound@nyu.edu.

Helpful linksUS State DepartmentCenter for Disease ControlLonely Planet Guide.

Weather: In late May and June, temperatures in Lund typically range from 50°F to 68°F. Visit BBC Weather to learn more about local weather conditions in Sweden.

Pre-Departure Resources

Visit the Steinhardt Study Abroad Resources website and get a head start on preparing for your study abroad program experience.

Policies

All applicants should review the Office of Global Affairs Short-Term Graduate Courses Policies page prior to applying to study abroad.

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