Name of program:

Special Topics Study in International Education - Finland



Oulu, Finland


Professor Joe Lubig, Education,
Professor Abby Cameron-Standerford, Education,

Course(s) and eligibility:

3-credit Winter 2013 course: ED989/ED595/ED495. Must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, good academic and disciplinary status at time of program travel.

Term and approximate travel dates:

Winter 2013 course, with travel to occur in late June/early July 2013 (specific dates TBA).

Application deadline: 

Admissions on a rolling basis; final deadline, February 15, 2012. To apply, download FLSA application from International Programs website: or pick up form from IPO office in 145 Whitman. A $400 deposit is required to secure your admission to the program.

Program snapshot:




This program will provide undergraduate and graduate education students with an opportunity to partake in an elective course that combines service with the attainment of new knowledge as it relates to the Finnish educational system. NMU students will work closely with professors, educators, parents and students in Oulu area schools, allowing them to formally compare the American and Finnish educational systems at the classroom level.

Estimated cost:


Financial assistance:

For information on individual eligibility for NMU financial assistance, contact Financial Aid at 227-2327.

Interest meetings:


For more information: 

Professor Joe Lubig, Education,
Professor Abby Cameron-Standerford, Education,
Susan Morgan, Coordinator-Education Abroad,