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  • Locations: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Fall, Full year, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, Residence halls Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
Public Health 
In Sweden and across Europe, the complex relationship between migration and existing healthcare structures is an ongoing challenge. Through contemporary case studies, investigate migrants’ health needs and evaluate their access to care. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Analyze the challenges and opportunities that migration presents to the Swedish healthcare system, and other services in Sweden and Europe 
  • Engage in debate on the burning issues surrounding integration of asylum seekers, refugees, and other migrant groups and its impact on health care and other social services in Europe 
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to compare and contrast Swedish and European approaches to migration and health 
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? 
It's a good fit if you study:
  • PUBLIC HEALTH
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PRE-MEDICINE/HEALTH SCIENCE
  • SOCIOLOGY
  • GLOBAL HEALTH

CORE COURSE 

Public Health and Migration 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Migrants, including refugees, asylum seekers, and economic migrants, are voluntarily or involuntarily moving to new locations, such as Sweden. This course addresses the health status and care needs, as well as the legal, financial, political, and cultural barriers to accessing treatment faced by the migrant population. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Geneva 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
10/15/2018 01/11/2019 05/12/2019
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 03/15/2019 08/17/2019 12/14/2019

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