in Scandinavia has taught me more than a new
language. It has
opened my eyes to a new culture"
By experiencing a culture and language first-hand
you will develop much
deeper understanding and tolerance. Historical and
cultural landmarks will
come alive and you will be able to perfect your
langauge skills by using
them to communicate in everyday situations.
As you live and learn with Scandinavians in their
own countries, you will
gain an insider's perspective. You might feel
insecure at times, but the
experience will boost your self-confidence and
enable you to handle a
variety of new and unanticipated situations.
Understanding of a foreign
culture also brings home the importance of
nationality and roots, changing
your perception of yourself and of others.
You will not only build critical thinking skills
and linguistic competency,
but build confidence and competence to work
effectively in the global
marketplace. International education is a valuable
credential in an
increasingly competitive job-market and provides
skills and experiences
that cannot be duplicated on campus.
So check out these links for information about
studying in the Nordic