Mälardalen Nursing Exchange in Eskilstuna and Västerås, Sweden
Winter and Spring Quarters
Program Liaison: Jennifer Fricas, email@example.com.
Academics: Mälardalen University is one of Sweden’s largest institutes of higher education with campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås. Mälardalen enrolls 13,000 students each year, attracting nearly 750 international students from across the globe. The School of Health, Care, and Social Welfare, offers programs of study in Caring Science (what we call Nursing) and in allied health fields and has been operating since 1995. They enroll approximately 3,000 students a year, who are supported by approximately 120 educators. They graduate about 300 nursing students per year.
The Mälardalen University Nursing Exchange allows students to study nursing in a country renowned for justice-oriented health and social policy. Students study the role of nursing in the Scandinavian healthcare system while gaining practical experience alongside Swedish and foreign exchange students in both theory and clinical courses. Coursework for nursing students studying at Mälardalen University is outlined here. (Note: participation in the program takes place during winter and spring quarters of the senior year. Therefore, some senior-year courses must be taken junior year. Please see the nursing global engagement coordinator and/or your nursing advisor for planning and college approval).
Credits: Students earn SU credits toward their nursing degree.
Housing: Apartment-Style Living with SU Nursing Students
Program Cost Estimates: 2013-2014 SU Tuition
Room and Board fees are approximately 1,000 per month.
Airfare from the U.S., insurance, books & materials, clinical fees, transportation and personal expenses are not included.
100% of financial aid is portable.
- 3.0 GPA
- Good Academic & Conduct Standing
- Selected Nursing Students in Quarters 4 and 5 of their Program
- High Degree of Independence and Initiative.
Application Deadline: February 14, 2014
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