Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Early App Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Early App Spring 2019 02/16/2018 03/02/2018 01/12/2019 05/12/2019
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Dorm/Residence Hall, Home Stay (Host Family), Other
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad (semester or summer programs)
Area of Study: Interior Design Class Status: 3 - Junior
Program Description:
Explore Danish Modernism and interior design traditions along with New Nordic ideas about interior architecture.  Enhance your design methods by approaching design problems from a contextual Scandinavian point of view.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Evolve a comprehensive and culturally based approach to designing interiors in a setting where both tradition and innovation are valued
  • Small studios of approximately 12 students create a close mentorship by DIS faculty and your network of peers
  • Your projects will be critiqued by designers, interior architects, and your peers in a cross-disciplinary context

IA
PROGRAM STUDENT PROFILE
The two tracks of this program ensure it is right for you if you are from a professional school of architecture or design, or if you come from a liberal arts background.  You wish to fully engage in the studio discourse, prepare for individual desk critique, and to invest time outside of studio hours developing projects.

CORE COURSE OVERVIEWS
>> Interior Architecture Studio (Spring ONLY)
You will develop your design skills through both the analysis of existing interiors and their materials, use of daylight, colors, and functional solutions, and through solving real-life spatial interior architectural problems within the Danish context.  You will work in physical and digital media to construct spatial models and further your graphic and verbal communication skills.

Credits: 6
Prerequisites: Enrollment at a professional school or department of architecture or design at the junior, senior, or graduate level. Completion of a minimum of two graphic design/drawing studios at university level. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Austria - Switzerland | Finland - Sweden
Core Course Week: A three-day study tour in Western Denmark alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen.

>> Interior Architecture Foundations Studio (Spring ONLY)
This studio offers you an opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of, and professional skills within, architecture and interior design fields prior to pursuing a graduate degree.

Credits: 6
Prerequisites: Documented background in fine arts or studio art, or completion of a course in drawing at university level. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Austria - Switzerland | Finland - Sweden
Core Course Week: A three-day study tour in Western Denmark alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen.

BUILD YOUR OWN CURRICULUM
DIS has over 200 elective courses for you to build your curriculum from after choosing your required core course. You have to opportunity to focus on your major or diversify by selecting any combination of courses based on your needs. Click here for electives related to graphic design and design.