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Fact Sheet:
Housing:
Apartment, Dormitory
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Class Standing:
2 - Sophomore
Courses Offered:
Architectural Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Type of Program:
Exchange
Language of Instruction:
English, Swedish
Language Requirement:
0 semesters
Education Abroad Adviser:
Sarah Spiegel
Internship Available:
Yes
Non-Penn State Students:
No
Global Programs Scholarships:
Diversity Grant-in-Aid, Grant-in-Aid
Grad/Undergrad:
Undergraduate
Program Description:
Jonkoping panorama

Program Overview     


Sweden is known for being a clean, beautiful country, covered with lakes and forests and inhabited by 10 million people who are friendly, open-minded and welcoming. Jönköping is the tenth largest city in Sweden and is strategically located 200 miles from Stockholm and 100 miles from Gothenburg, making the city a popular venue for exhibitions and conferences.

At Jönköping University people from all over the world study in an environment that inspires research and multicultural networking. The university campus is located right in the heart of the city, with anything you might need at a comfortable walking distance.

The School of Engineering is one of Sweden’s leading educators in the field of engineering and a member of the CDIO initiative, which is a prestigious collaboration between leading engineering schools worldwide. There you will not only gain knowledge in engineering, but also skills in leadership, communication, management, and sustainability, all of which are increasingly crucial in a high-tech, globalized world. 

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Education Abroad Credits


You will receive credit for all academic courses taken at this institution, and all of your grades from abroad will count toward your Penn State cumulative GPA. You may not take any courses overseas on a Pass/Fail basis. Students may not take sport activity courses (e.g. sailing, bowling, golf, etc.) abroad. These courses will not be credited at Penn State.

Students will register for 15 credits/30 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System). 1 ECTS = 0.5 PSU credits. 

To learn how the courses on this program can work into your individual degree audit, meet with your academic adviser.
 

Pre-requisites


Sophomore class standing and a 2.75 GPA.


Housing and Meals


You may choose to live alone or with other students in an apartment, or in a room in a dormitory-like apartment with other students. Housing is located in and around Jönköping.

Program Costs


For more information on program costs, please be sure to review the Fall and Spring Budget Sheets. These budget sheets include information on costs that are billable to the bursar bill, as well as estimated additional costs. Costs vary by program, so it is important to review this information carefully.

Please note that tuition rates may vary depending on major and class standing.
 

Financial Aid & Scholarships


Penn State students studying through Education Abroad can use most components of their existing financial aid packages toward the cost of study abroad. This may include federal and state grants, VA educational benefits, federal student loans, and University scholarships and grants. Notable exceptions include work-study awards and some athletic scholarships.
 
The University Office of Global Programs also administers a number of grants and scholarships. Eligibility is based on academic excellence and/or financial need. There is also funding available for study abroad programs in diverse locations and for students from diverse backgrounds. In most cases, applicants should have a current year FAFSA on file with the Office of Student Aid. Funding opportunities may also be available through Penn State academic departments. For detailed information on financial aid and scholarship opportunities and application procedures, please visit the Funding Study Abroad section of the Global Penn State website.
 

For More Information


For more information about programs and education abroad at Penn State, we encourage you to meet with or contact our Peer Advisers. These study abroad returnees can explain program options, give an overview of the education abroad process, as well as provide information about his/her program. If you are not at University Park, contact your Campus Global Representative

To learn more about the specifics of this program, please first contact the Global Engineering Engagement Office. For questions about the education abroad application, etc., schedule an appointment with the education abroad adviser for this program.

For the inside scoop on life in a foreign country, be sure to check out the Student Spotlights of Penn State students currently studying abroad.

How to Apply


If you would like to participate on this study abroad program, you will need to apply to Penn State Education Abroad by clicking the "Apply Now" button on this page. 

You must complete the following materials in your application:

  •  Education Abroad Questionnaire
  •  One academic recommendation
  •  Signature Documents
Visit the How to Apply section of our website for more information.

Studying Abroad with a Disability


Many students with disabilities successfully study abroad each year. Please note that other cultures may have different attitudes and available accommodations regarding disabilities. While we cannot guarantee the accessibility of all program sites and locations, specific accommodations may be arranged in consultation with our office, the Student Disability Resources office, and our partners abroad. To prepare for success, students are strongly encouraged to research the country and program location to consider if and how they will manage their disabilities abroad in advance of selecting a program. Students with disabilities and other diverse backgrounds can begin their research on our Diversity Awareness Abroad page.
 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 05/01/2017
06/09/2017 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/14/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
03/14/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 05/01/2018
06/08/2018 TBA TBA

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