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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Program Homepage: Click here
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: Grinnell applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Grinnell Approval Deadlines/Program Dates:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program by Theme: Gender, Women and Sexuality, Global Economics & Regional Development, Global Health, Migration & Diaspora, Politics & International Relations, Science & General Science Subject Areas of Interest: Biomedicine, Chemistry, Child Development, Economics, English, European Studies, Genocide Studies, History, Human Rights, Medical Practice and Policy, Migration Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy
Language of Study: English Campus Program Advisor: Jerod Weinman
OCS Contact: Lucy Chang Min. GPA: 3.0
Housing: Apartment, Dorm, Home Stay
Program Description:
Study Abroad at DIS Copenhagen 
Ignite your love of learning, further your academic achievements, develop intercultural understanding, and acquire life skills essential for engaged citizenship. Discover Europe and meet the unexpected. 
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About DIS:
DIS is a non-profit study abroad foundation established in Denmark in 1959, with locations in Copenhagen and Stockholm. DIS provides semester, academic year, and summer programs taught in English, and offers high-impact learning experiences for upper-division undergraduate students from distinguished North American colleges and universities. The intellectually challenging curriculum is broad, cutting edge, and enriched by experiential learning components, including faculty-led study tours across Europe. The housing and extracurricular offerings provide students with opportunities for meaningful cultural engagement and personal growth.

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Why study in Denmark?

  • Well planned subject tracks in wide range of academic areas
  • Core courses involve extensive travel in Denmark and other European destinations
  • Courses taught by range of experts, including government officials, working professionals, and university faculty
  • Optional study tours to locations throughout Europe
  • Danish Language & Culture is a Grinnell requirement. Please note: coursework must be liberal arts based to transfer. Consult OCS staff regarding questions about specific courses. Examples of courses not accepted for credit transfer are: New Media and Changing Communities, Digital Media in Marketing Project, Textile Design in Scandinavia Workshop, Furniture Design Studio and Ways of Seeing: Storytelling through Photography and Detailing and Sustainability in Scandinavian Architecture.

Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Child Development
European Studies
Genocide Studies
Human Rights
Medical Practice and Policy
Migration Studies
Political Science
Public Health

Preparatory Coursework recommended by Grinnell:

Coursework in European History and Politics


This program is currently not accepting applications.