OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OUS: Insights from Scandinavia

Program Administrator: 
OUS (Oregon University System)
Country: 
Multiple Countries
Scandinavia
Host Institution: 

Program is a study tour through Finland, Denmark, and Sweden hosted by OSU College of Forestry faculty.

Location: 

Class will travel throughout Finland (Helsinki, Rauma, Olkiluoto and Tampere) and Sweden (Stockholm, Uppsala, Falun) examining the housing industry from mulitple perspectives that address regional sustainability.

Duration: 
Summer
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Other
Requirement: 

• Good academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.75
• Sophomore standing or above
• Maturity and ability to participate in a rigorous daily program

OUS Scandinavia Deadlines

Summer: March 15

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Program Contact: 
Program Details: 

The fifteen-day study course will begin in Helsinki, Finland, and progress to Stockholm, Sweden, and Copenhagen, Denmark. From these cities, students will travel into forested and agricultural areas to encounter sustainable forests and forest management systems, wood production, and examples of renewable energy systems. Emphasis will be placed on sustainability throughout the time abroad; where possible, public transportation (buses, trains and ferries) will be used to reach the learning destinations.

Program Costs: 

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Academic emphasis: 
Forest Eng.
Forestry
Housing Studies
Renewable Mat.