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Winter 2024: 13–14 January to 6–10 April
Spring–Summer 2024: 11–12 May to 3–7 August
Fall 2024: 14–15 September to 7–11 December

Application Deadlines:
Winter: 15 October 2023
Spring–Summer: 1 February 2024
Fall priority deadline: 1 February 2024
Fall final deadline: 1 August 2024

BYU’s Scandinavia Internship Program offers invaluable professional and cultural development experiences. This program caters both to speakers of a target language in Scandinavia and to those wanting to do an English-speaking internship.

Internships reflect a combination of student interests and provider availability, e.g., research, biotechnology, government, museums, public relations, communications, business, marketing, IT, education, etc., and, as such, all majors are welcome to apply.

Click here to apply today!


Contact Us

Tony Brown
3113 JFSB
(801) 422-7012


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Frequently Asked Questions
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More Information

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Students are required to enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester (this means 6 credit hours per term of spring/summer combined). Interns may choose from the following courses:

IAS 380R— Cultural Proofs (3 credit hours)
SCAND 399R—Academic Internship (3 credit hours)
IAS 399R— International Internship (9 variable credit hours)
Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) course also available (1 credit hour)

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Students pay for Latter-day Saint undergraduate full tuition for 12 credits (increased cost for graduate and non-Latter-day Saint students), which covers the cost of international health insurance coverage and internship placement.

Does not include international airfare, accommodations (single room from 500-1,400 euro/mo. depending on location), passport, visa(s), immunizations, personal expenses, local transportation, meals, or cell phones/international data plan.

Cost for accompanying spouse is BYU Latter-day Saint undergraduate tuition for 3 credit hours, internship placement, and international health care coverage.

Does not include spouse housing, airfare, personal expenses, and meals.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants. Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see Students majoring in the Humanities who complete the preparation course and register for 3 hours of HCOLL 399R or departmental equivalent qualify for a College of Humanities program discount that ranges from $1500–3000, depending on one’s FAFSA score. Students minoring in the Humanities who fulfill the aforementioned requirements receive half support. Contact Dr. Brown for details.

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Students do not need prior experience in one of the Scandinavian languages to participate in this internship. Students are required to participate in the prep course, IAS 369R, during the second block of winter semester. Part-time BYU students and non-BYU students pay an additional $300 (approximately) tuition fee for enrolling in the required pre-departure class.

Passports must be valid for at least six months beyond the end of the program and have at least two blank pages. All US citizens must obtain a quick online document known as ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) before entering any of the EU/Schengen member countries.

Accompanying spouses need to be credit-bearing participants on the program. Spouses also will need to apply online and take the preparation course.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Students are responsible for finding their own housing and providing their own meals.
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Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information page.

Priority Deadline: Fall priority deadline: 1 February 2024

Application Deadline:
Winter: 15 October 2023
SpringSummer: 1 February 2024
Fall priority deadline: 1 February 2024
Fall final deadline: 1 August 2024
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Tony Brown, Professor of Russian
3113 JFSB
(801) 422-7012

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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.