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Scandinavia » Finances


The program costs for Insights From Scandinavia:

Total cost billed by OUS International Programs: $4500

This covers:

  • tuition for the 6 credit course
  • transportation within Scandinavia
  • room and most meals for the duration of the trip
  • on-site and orientation expenses
  • group activities
  • health and accident insurance

Other costs:

The program fee does not include international travel/airfare (US to Helsinki, where the program begins), or personal expenses such as recreation, personal supplies and incidental expenses (souvenirs, gifts, etc). The following are estimates for these costs:

  • Round trip airfare from Portland – Helsinki: $1850
  • Travel to airport in US: $50
  • Meals not provided by program: $300
  • Incidental/entertainment costs: $300
  • Airport costs: $50

Total Estimated Expenses: $2250

*Note: Students will be charged a Study Abroad Fee by their home OUS institution. This fee varies by institution though is generally about $350 per term and will be billed to students by their home university. Students should also determine with their home university whether resource fees for their major will be charged during their time abroad.


You can finance your Scandinavia summer program in many ways. Most forms of financial aid, such as grants or loans for which you are eligible at your home campus, may be applied to the program.* Veterans’ benefits may also be applied. Although most forms of financial aid may be applied to program costs, students should be aware that they may need to supplement their standard financial aid package.

In addition to the resources available through your Financial Aid Office, you can find a list of available local and national scholarships by clicking here.


Click here for detailed billing and financial aid instructions for your particular university.

Campus Contacts

Click on the name of your University for contact information.

Eastern Oregon University

Janet Camp

Inlow Hall 109E
La Grande, OR 97850
(541) 962-3406

Oregon Institute of Technology

Deanne Pandozzi

Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Deanne.Pandozzi@oit.edu or
(541) 885- 1847

Oregon State University*

Tavia Mendez

International Programs
1600 SW Western Blvd., Suite 290
(541) 737-2672

Portland State University

Rachel Goff

International Affairs,
East Hall 101, Portland, OR 97207
(503) 725-4195

Southern Oregon University

Mary Gardiner

International Programs
Stevenson Union 321
Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 552-6336

University of Oregon

Hilary Lord

International Affairs
Oregon Hall 330
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-0022

Western Oregon University

Alaric Trousdale

Study Abroad &
International Exchanges
APS 501
Monmouth, OR 97361
(503) 838-8493

* Also serves as the program Coordinator/Assistant.

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