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  • Locations: Helsinki, Finland; Jyvaskyla, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia; Tampere, Finland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English NC State Students Only: No
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Graduate
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Group
Click here for a definition of this term College or Unit: College of Education High Impact, Experiential Opportunities: Research or Field Work Opportunities
Duration: Short Term Click here for a definition of this term Provider: NC State
Program Description:
The central focus of the program will be to establish research partnerships while also including a number of comparative learning, professional development, and cultural activities. Students will have the opportunity to visit Finnish and Estonian universities and schools 
he central focus of the program will be to establish 

Finland Developing Collabrresearch partnerships in Finland and Estonia while also including a number of comparative learning, professional development, and cultural activities. 
PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The central focus of the program will be to establish research partnerships while also including a number of comparative learning, professional development, and cultural activities. Students will have the opportunity to visit Finnish and Estonian universities and schools to learn more about the intricacies of those educational systems that are generally considered to be among the best in the world. Students will explore a number of cultural and historical sites that will provide a better understanding and appreciation for the host countries.

ACADEMICS

The course will provide students with a focused but flexible opportunity to engage in collaborative research projects aligned with their research interests. While abroad, students will have research meetings with their identifiend colleagues, having the opportunity to both present findings from prior work and also to develop proposals for future research investigations. 


PROGRAM FACTS
  • Course
    • ED 795: Special Topics in Education Research (3 cr.)
  • NC State Program Cost
    • $2,850 (see budget sheet for total estimated cost of attendance)
  • Program Dates
    • May 13 - June 2, 2018
  • Locations
    • Helsinki, Tampere, and Jyvaskyla, Finland
    • Tallinn, Estonia
  • Contact
    • Dr. John Nietfeld
      john_nietfeld@ncsu.edu
    • Dr. Paul Umbach
      paul_umbach@ncsu.edu
  • Eligibility
    • Minimum class standing: doctoral student
    • 2.0+ GPA
    • Not on active disciplinary probation
    • Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during the prior semester

ACCOMMODATIONS & MEALS

Meals are included with accommodation. Details for eaach location are forthcoming.

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
 
See the program budget sheet for a breakdown of the estimate program cost.

Financial aid is generally available to help qualified NC State students meet the expenses of NC State study abroad programs. Students from other institutions should contact their home institution study abroad and financial aid offices for information.

For additional funding, NC State students should consider applying for a study abroad scholarship from the Study Abroad Office. The scholarship deadline for spring study abroad is November 15, 2017!  Apply Now!



The University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund of program costs may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Office Refund Policy for details. Contact us at: study_abroad@ncsu.edu

 

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.