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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Early App Spring, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: Jefferson - East Falls Campus applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 04/27/2018 05/11/2018 01/12/2019 05/12/2019
Fact Sheet:
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Minimum GPA: 3.0 Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Dorm/Residence Hall, Home Stay (Host Family)
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad (semester or summer programs)
Area of Study: Architecture, C-ABE, Historic Preservation Class Status: 4 - 4th Year ArRCH, 5 - Senior
Program Description:
Gain knowledge of the Scandinavian approach to architecture in the 21st century, combining a strong tradition with the contemporary energy of the new wave architects.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enhance your design skills and methods through project-based studio work on real sites and concrete challenges in Copenhagen
  • Small studios of approximately 12 students create a close mentorship by DIS faculty and your network of peers
  • Engage in a cross-disciplinary context on both study tours and in studio presentations with Danish architects and your peers

Architecture

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 invest time outside of studio hours developing projects individually and in teams.

CORE COURSE OVERVIEWS
>> Architecture Design Studio
You will be instructed in a combination of one-on-one tutoring, discussions, and lectures in studio.  Your assignments will focus on design from the context of Danish and Scandinavian building culture, and you will develop your design process and presentation skills from concept to final crits.

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 spatial design studios at university level.
Week-Long Study Tour: Preference of Austria-Switzerland | Finland-Sweden 
Core Course Week: A three-day study tour in Western Denmark alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen

>> Architecture Foundations Studio
This core course offers you an opportunity to develop design skills, giving you a foundation in spatial design - perfect if you think you would like to pursue a graduate degree in architecture.

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: Preference of 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.