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Communication Exchange at Jönköping University, Sweden

Spring  2013

Sweden 

Program Full

Program Description:

Jönköping is one of the ten largest cities in Sweden and is also one of the most beautifully located at the juncture of three sprawling lakes. Jönköping University has some 12,000 students, of which 1,300 are international students from 72 countries. The School of Education and Communication is one of four schools constituting Jönköping University and hosts approximately 5,000 students. The school's vision is to build for the future through learning, communication and research, and to prepare students to master the challenges that flow from continuous change in local and global society. The modern campus with all four schools, the University Library, and the Students' House is situated right in Jönköping city centre, close to everything that the town has to offer.

Minimum Requirements:

  • GPA: 3.0 Cumulative
  • Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange

Application Process:

You can apply online for this program. The application includes the submittal of a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program would further them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.

In addition, the application process requires that you select one instructor familiar with you who is willing to provide an Academic Reference. The instructor must be able to explain why you are a good candidate for this program.

Selected participants must meet with their Academic Advisor to discuss and register for the appropriate coursework. Coursework completed through the program may count as equivalent UCF course credit and/or as restricted or general elective credit.

All applications will be reviewed by the Nicholson School of Communication and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.

Additional Information:

Jonkoping University

Estimated Student Expenses

Pre-departure information

Good to Know from A-Z

Jonkoping University, Exchange Students website

Jonkoping University, Virtual Tour 

Passport Services Available on Campus

Student Blogs:

http://jimeinsweden.blogspot.com/

http://realworldsweden.blogspot.com/

Learning Outcomes:

Participants of this program will be expected to realize the following outcomes:

DISCIPLINARY OUTCOMES (per course syllabi)

GEOGRAPHIC AWARENESS

  • Describe the main cultural, geographic, physical, politico-economic, and social characteristics of the host country.
  • Discuss how the host country fits within the global physical, cultural, political or economic systems.

 SELF-AWARENESS

  • Describe how the program impacted their personal culture and values.
  • Provide examples on how the program experiences affected their academic, professional, or personal goals.

SELF-RELIANCE

  • Provide examples of how they may use their program experiences to deal with challenging situations in the future.
  • Provide examples of how to avoid conflicts from misunderstandings due to cultural differences.

COMMUNICATION

  • Communicate in writing how their program experience makes them more valuable to a prospective graduate program or employer. 
Program Prerequisites:
Minimum GPA: 3.00 cumulative
Language: English
Proficiency Level Required: 
Other Prerequisites: 
Courses[click to expand]:
COM-4461 Intercultural Communication - Jonkoping
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Intercultural and International Communication. The descrpition of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


COM-3955 Study Abroad: News Production
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

News Production. The descrpition of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


RTV-4271C  Radio Production and Programming
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Radio Production. The descrpition of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


RTV-3283C Production of Interactive Multimedia
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Multimedia Production. The descrpition of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


VIC-3001 Visual Communication
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Visual Communication. The descrpition of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


RTV-3955 Study Abroad: TV Production (RTV Production Track only)
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

TV Production. The descrpition of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


RTV-4280C Webcasting I
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Internet and Web Design. The descrpition of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


ADV-3955 Brand Management - Jonkoping
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Description of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


COM-2955 Communication and Technology - Jonkoping
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

 The description of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Credit Hours: 3.00


JOU-3955 Journalism and Media Analysis
Academic Institution: Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden
Catalog Description:

The description of this module can be found here.

Credit Hours: 3.00


Program Components and Costs:
Component: Administration
Services: 
Price (in US Dollars): 250.00
Requirement: Mandatory
Payments:
Payment due:  Pending application approval
Study abroad fees are posted to the UCF student account. Payment procedures, types and cashier locations can be found here, on the UCF Registrar's website.
Faculty Program Coordinator:
Name: Rebecca Morales
Email: nassc@ucf.edu
Office: NSC 143
Program Dates:
Program Begins: 2013-01-12
Program Ends: 2013-06-07
Program Deadlines:
Last day to apply: 2012-09-15
Academic Institution:
Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden 
Additional information:
Program Map
Nearest US Embassy Abroad
US State Department Country Information
Currency Exchange Information
Visa Information:
Visa Required: Yes
Visa Application Date: 
Estimated Cost of the Visa: 160.00
Additional Visa Information
Your visa requirements and cost may vary if you are not a US citizen. Please let OIS staff know if you are not using a US passport to ensure that we can address any differences in the immigration requirements.

Program Cost Disclaimer: The program cost does not cover UCF tuition, airfare (unless a program expressly and specifically includes this), independent travel, or personal expenses. Cost is approximate and may fluctuate due to changes in foreign currency or unforeseen circumstances. UCF reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time. In such cases, the university shall not be liable for airfare, transportation costs and/or any other costs incurred by the student. UCF, Office of International Studies will make reasonable efforts to notify students through reasonable means to inform the students to reserve their flights. Students should consult their travel agent about buying travel insurance to defray unanticipated costs in the event travel plans change. UCF will make reasonable efforts to notify students via Knights email when any significant changes are being made to the program. It is entirely within UCF's discretion as to what changes are considered significant.

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Office of International Studies
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