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Come along on a faculty-led Study Abroad program to learn about Scandinavia’s scientific advances, experience local culture and earn college credit!

Scandinavian shoreline

May 16-26, 2023

Faith Jacobsen, Associate Professor of Chemistry, and Gina Egan, Professor of Chemistry, will serve as our program guides.

See the countryside of Sweden on a moose safari. Explore modern research labs in Stockholm. Make and enjoy authentic pastries in Copenhagen. Along the way, learn about some of the most important scientific advances in the fields of astronomy, physics, chemistry and biology. 

Program Highlights

  • Nobel Museum in Stockholm
  • Linnaeus Gardens in Uppsala, Sweden
  • Swedish Museum of Natural History
  • Vasa Museum (the science of ship rescue and restoration)
  • Moose and Wildlife Safari
  • Tycho Brahe Planetarium in Copenhagen
  • Danish pastry-making class

Requirements

  • Complete program application and interview
  • Enroll in 1-credit Study Abroad Spring 2023 course
  • Make all payments on time
  • Attend pre-trip orientation meetings
  • Submit all assignments as outlined in Canvas

Cost

  • $2,365*: degree-seeking student
  • $3,715: non-degree-seeking student

Cost includes: airfare, hotels, local transportation, admission fees, tips and local guides.

Not included: meals (approx. $300), tuition for one credit hour, transportation to/from the airport and cost to get a passport.

*Subsidies, grants, and scholarships may be available to JCCC students.

Scholarships

Apply for a Study Abroad scholarship of $500+. Stop by the International Education Office in COM 220 or email us at studyabroad@jccc.edu to learn about the application process.

To Apply

Limited spots available. Application deadline is Nov. 28.

Sign up today!

Questions?

Stop by the International Education Office in COM 220 or email us:

International Education Office
studyabroad@jccc.edu

Faith Jacobsen
Associate Professor, Chemistry
fjacobs2@jccc.edu

Gina Egan
Professor, Chemistry
gegan@jccc.edu

Itinerary

Leave Kansas City via MCI
  • Arrive in Stockholm, Sweden (mid-morning/early afternoon)
  • Airport Transfer - Check in to hotel and refresh
  • Hop-on/hop-off bus tour of Stockholm
  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Visit the Museum of Natural History and meet with scientists - organized by faculty
  • Lunch at the museum (not included)
  • Visit Tekniska Science and Technology Museum
  • Welcome to Stockholm dinner (at Museum of Ethnography, dinner included)
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Day trip to Uppsala (by train)
  • Linnaeus Gardens Tour
  • Lunch at Botanical Gardens restaurant (not included)
  • Free time to explore Uppsala
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Tour of Vasa Museum - learn about the science involved in ship restoration
  • Lunch break (not included)
  • Free time to explore Djurgården using Stockholm pass (included)
    Recommended Options: ● Viking museum (not included) ● Skansen (not included)
    ABBA museum (not included) ● Fotografiska (not included)
  • Moose safari (dinner included)
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Walking tour of Gamla Stan
  • Lunch in Gamla Stan (not included)
  • Visit Nobel Museum
  • Free time to pack and relax
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Travel to Copenhagen (5 hour travel time)
  • Check in, refresh and unpack at hotel
  • Orientation walking tour - the group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets and ATMs. An in-depth safety briefing will be provided (for what to do in case of an emergency).
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Hop on/hop off tour of Copenhagen
  • Lunch Break (not included)
  • Free afternoon in Copenhagen
    • Recommended Options:
      • Designmuseum Danmark
      • Tivoli Gardens
      • CopenHill
      • Rosenborg Castle
      • Copenhagen’s free museums: The David Collection - Copenhagen Cathedral Museum - The Bank & Savings Museum - Diesel House - Magasin Du Nord Museum - Royal Cast Collection - Villum Windows Museum - Immigration Museum - Møstings Hus - Ballerup Museum
  • Dinner in Nyhavn (not included)
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Round Tower Science Tour
  • Walking tour of the nearby area
  • Lunch Break at Seks Bakery & Eatery - TBD (not included)
  • Explore Tivoli in the evening (Entrance to Tivoli , ride pass, easy food and drink)
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Danish pastry-making
  • Lunch break (not included)
  • Free time in Copenhagen to pack and relax / buy souvenirs / explore sites on your own
  • Tycho Brahe Planetarium & Farewell Dinner
  • Reflections
  • Breakfast & day briefing
  • Airport transfer - private bus
  • Depart Copenhagen for home MCI