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DIS Stockholm - Medical Practice & Policy
Stockholm, Sweden (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 09/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Partner:
DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad
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Program Term(s):
Semester only
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Minimum Class Standing:
Junior, Senior
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Minimum GPA:
3.00
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Prerequisites:
Yes
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Previous Language Study Req?:
No
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Language courses offered:
Swedish
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Meet Language Reqt in One Semester?:
Yes
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Housing Options:
Dormitory, Homestay
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Areas of Study:
Biology Program Design: Study Center, Theme based
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Additional Program Options:
Community Engagement, Field Study
Program Description:
Program Description:
Medical Practice & Policy 
Do you wish to work in the medical field one day and want insight into what career opportunities await you, alongside intercultural knowledge of different practices and policies?

Engage in a pre-medical experience by learning about the shift occurring in medical practice towards precision medicine, where the individual patient’s unique characteristics come into play.

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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you have an interest in:
  • Biology
  • Biomedicine/Biotechnology 
  • Pre-Medicine/Health Science
CORE COURSE 
Translational Medicine: From Bench to Bedside 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course has an emphasis on the dynamic relationship between bedside application and laboratory research with the purpose of providing optimal patient therapies. Gain insight into state-of-the-art research and interact with medical doctors who specialize in selected acute and chronic diseases. 
Week-Long Study Tour: London 
Core Course Week: Sweden 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 
Note: Please be aware that this course does not provide medical training corresponding to that of medical students and does not include shadowing of doctors or physical examination of patients. 

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For Gustavus Adolphus students: DIS uses US semester credits. Each GAC unit = 4 US semester credits. Thus, most DIS courses, which are worth 3 US semester credits each, are worth 0.75 GAC units. Be sure to discuss the irregular unit totals with your advisors as you select courses.

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