Study Abroad in Lahti, Finland

KU Visual Art students specializing in Metalsmithing and Jewelry can spend the spring semester in Lahti, Finland. Lahti is a town of approximately 100,000 inhabitants, and it is located 60 miles north of Helsinki, the Finnish capital. The centre of Lahti lies in a bowl-like valley formed by the Salpausselkä Hills. Located by Lake Vesijärvi it is a gateway to the Finnish lake district where inland waterways dominate the landscape. The university has an enrollment of approximately 4,700 students. The university's academic emphasis is on initiative, individuality and teamwork, with active cooperation with business and industry as an active part of a Lahti degree. Interested students should contact Professor Jon Havener in the Department of Visual Art for more information.

Students live in a 2-3 bedroom student apartments two miles from campus.

Metalsmithing/Jewelry majors. 2.5 GPA and permission from the KU Department of Visual Arts.  

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