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  • Locations: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:
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Terrorism & Security 

How are security threats defined and responded to in a changing Europe? Explore the complexity of European security dilemmas in light of the movement of people and increased tensions among nations.

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Is this program right for you?

It is a good fit if you study:

  • Global Studies
  • Government
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
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Core Course

European Security Dilemmas
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits

Europe is under pressure and what constitutes a security threat is changing, too: a larger Russian presence in the region and increased risk of terrorism, but also fundamentalist and right-wing tendencies, the risk of pandemics, cyber terrorism, and European governments struggling to respond in unison to increasing numbers of refugees. Drawing on European schools of thought within international security studies, this course explores current security dilemmas in Europe.


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Core Course Study Tours

This program travels on Study Tours to the following destinations:

  • Week-Long Study Tour: Riga-Vilnius

  • Core Course Week: Sweden 

Early in the semester, you delve into your academic focus during Core Course Week, in which you travel on a short Study Tour for three days in Sweden, combined with a two-day seminar in Stockholm. Later in the semester, you travel again with your Core Course on a week-long Study Tour in Europe.

While on tour, theories learned in the classroom come to life by meeting with professionals and experts in your field who contribute to furthering your understanding of course topics. Study Tours are hands-on and experiential, combining theory with practice, and expose you to additional cultural perspectives. You have the opportunity to visit sites and experts in your field of interest that you may not otherwise have access too.


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Elective Courses

Add elective courses to complement your Core Course at DIS Stockholm. You decide how to build your course load based on your needs and interests!

Electives range across disciplines and include research, labs, and even Exploration Electives, which come with a travel component.

Visit our website to view the full list of over 50 additional elective courses! 

Prerequisites

One international relations or political science course at university level.

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CSU Deadlines / Program Dates:
CSU Deadlines / Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 12/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/16/2021 05/15/2021
Academic Year 2021-2022 05/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 08/21/2021 05/14/2022
Fall 2021 05/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 08/21/2021 12/18/2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students applying to CSU-sponsored programs will be notified of decision within two weeks of application submission. Students applying to non-CSU sponsored programs need to contact their program provider for decision dates.