Engineering and Culture in Sweden
Program Leaders: Dr. Mandy Hansen and Dr. Peter Gorder
UCCS is offering undergraduate students interested in seeking a global immersive experience 3 credits to examine engineering and culture among the historic and beautiful sights of Stockholm and Linkoping, two of Sweden's bustling cities.
Course and Credit Information
Undergraduate Credit towards Summer 2021: 3 credits of FCS 3890
Dates and Itinerary
The dates of the trip are May 15 to May 23, 2021. Participants will depart the U.S. via a group flight from Denver International Airport on May 15, arriving in Stockholm the next day. Participants will depart Stockholm on May 23, 2021.
May 15: Depart U.S. for Sweden
May 16: Arrive in Stockholm, transfer to hotel, group dinner
May 17: Nordic Foodie Walking Tour (includes lunch), sightseeing in the afternoon, group dinner
May 18: Vasa Museum, Nobel Peace Prize Museum, group lunch, group dinner
May 19: Transfer to Linkoping via coach, afternoon visit to Linkoping University
May 20: Vadstena Castle, group lunch, afternoon site visit in Vaderstad, group dinner
May 21: Morning site visit in Husqvarna, group lunch, Flygvapen Museum, Gamla Linkoping Open Air Museum, group dinner
May 22: Free morning to explore Linkoping, transfer to Stockholm via coach, group dinner
May 23: Depart Stockholm for Denver
Cost and Payment Information
International Affairs Non-Refundable Education Abroad Registration Fee: $50 (due February 7, 2021)
Tumlare Program Fee: $4,420 (due February 7, 2021)
Participants will pay Tumlare directly; directions can be found on their website.
Included in the program cost are the following items:
- Round trip international flights from Denver to Stockholm
- Hotel and ground services
- 4 group lunches & 6 group dinners (breakfast is included at the hotels)
- Entrance to the following: Vasa Museum, Nobel Peace Prize Museum, Vadstena Castle, Flygvapen Museum, and Gamla Linkoping Open Air Museum
- Travel and medical insurance, with Cancel For Any Reason Individual Insurance (covers 75-100% of trip cost depending on cancellation reason; NOTE: the cancellation insurance fee of $143 per person is NON-REFUNDABLE)
included in the program cost are UCCS tuition, additional meals, tipping and personal spending money. For students seeking single-occupancy, there is a single-occupancy room supplement fee of $633.
**Please note that students seeking credit will be billed tuition on their UCCS account at their regular student rate for the Summer 2021 session.**
Participants pay Tumlare directly; directions can be found on their website.
All housing accommodations are in 4-star hotels, with breakfast provided. Hotels offer internet access, double occupancy rooms (single occupancy for university officers, director, employee, agents, and representatives), and dining facilities.
Passports and Immigration
All participants need to have a valid passport to participate in this program. The passport needs to be valid at least 6 months after the anticipated departure from Sweden. Participants holding a U.S. Passport do not need a visa or additional permission to enter Sweden for this program. Those who do not hold a U.S. Passport should check with the closest Swedish embassy or consulate for the country they hold their passport from for entry requirements.
Information on how to obtain a U.S. Passport
can be found on our website.
Health and Safety
Health and safety are paramount to a successful experience studying abroad. We encourage students to research health and safety considerations of the destination they wish to travel to. The U.S. Department of State (DOS)
and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
provide up to date and comprehensive information about health and safety abroad. Please visit their websites to find more information.