Whether you dream of building your career in the corporate world or becoming an entrepreneur, expand your experience in analyzing how innovative European businesses operate.
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.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This program is right for you if you are a student in business, economics, finance, marketing, management, or related disciplines with a strong interest in acquiring business knowledge and skills from an international, cross-cultural, and globalized perspective. While you're participating in the core course, there is a plethora of electives that may be of benefit to you such as International Mergers and Acquisitions
. In this class, you will expand your knowledge of the terms and mechanics of transactions. Using real cases, you will study the important figures in business and learn what it takes to land the deal!
CORE COURSE OVERVIEW
- Boost your resume by gaining impressive hands-on experience either consulting with businesses and presenting solutions on real-life cases or building your own business idea and pitching it to professionals and investors
- Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours, meeting with leaders and decision makers in key business clusters or start-ups and build their insights into your projects and practical assignments
- Gain resources for your career through International Career Night and the International Career and Resource Building Workshop
>> European Business Strategy: Case Studies
Compare European and U.S. business environments through business visits, case studies, and lectures. You will learn how companies may be impacted by local business environments - a key skill in international business. A major element of the course is working with a business on a sponsored project and presenting a solution to the company at the end of the semester. Participate in a week-long study tour in either Berlin-Prague, London or Helsinki-Riga in addition to your course-integrated study tour in Western Denmark plus 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.
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.
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