Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
- Program Terms: Academic Year (FS), Fall, Spring
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia
- Restrictions: Jefferson - East Falls Campus applicants only
Examine the social, political, and economic issues associated with sustainable development and the range of Danish and European stakeholders shaping the sustainability agenda.
All students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for this program.
ABOUT DIS COPENHAGEN
Delve into your Scandinavian study abroad experience in Denmark with intellectually stimulating course work that combines hands-on experiences in real time. Located in the heart of Copenghagen’s Medieval City, DIS seeks to combine traditional with modern. Surrounded by the city’s cultural and landmark institutions like the National Museum, Tivoli Gardens and Skuespilhuset, students can experience all that Copenhagen has to offer. As you study in one of the world’s most sustainable and livable cities, you will also be a stone’s through away from other Scandinavian treasures such as Norway, Sweden, and other European countries.
See the list of approved courses here: DIS COPENHAGE Equivalency List HALLMARKS 16.pdf
LIVING IN COPENHAGEN
Once you arrive in Copenhagen, you will be assisted in setting up your cellphone, and you will also have the option of opening up a Danish bank account. The six diverse housing options at DIS are Homestay, Living & Learning Community, Kollegium, Residential Community, Folkehøjskole and Rented Room. Be sure to visit their website to learn more about each option and determine which one fits your lifestyle best. Get acquainted with Copenhagen by utilizing public transportation or by biking.
How much should you budget? Click here for the anticipated cost sheet: DIS_cost info17-18.pdf
ORIENTATION & PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION
All students must attend pre-departure orientation before studying abroad. Students will be informed of safety protocol, health insurance, money management, and more. Former study abroad students will be available to provide peer advice on general and/or specific matters.
DENMARK VISA REQUIREMENTS
Students from the US are not required to have a visa to enter Denmark. However all students who are enrolled in DIS and do not hold a passport for the European Union, Norway, or Switzerland, must apply for a Danish Residence Permit. Once you arrive in Denmark, you will begin the residence permit application process during Student Registration. DIS staff will be available to assist you during this process.
Visit DISabroad.org/scholarships to learn about various scholarship opportunities