DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad

Vestergade 5-7 Copenhagen, K, 1456 Denmark

About DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad

Year Founded: 1959

Founded in 1959, DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad is a nonprofit organization based in Copenhagen that provides semester, academic year, and summer programs which are taught in English. With intensive programs offering rigorous coursework coupled with field studies for hands-on experience, DIS conducts study tours in Denmark and across Europe. Our students are undergraduate juniors or seniors from select American universities and 90 percent of these students intend to go to graduate school. We have over 190 elective courses and 23 academic programs, with an average of 20 students per class. We ensure our students achieve high academic quality, course-integrated study tours all over Europe, and integration into the Danish culture and meet Danes.

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Study Interior Architecture in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Explore Danish Modernism and interior design traditions along with New Nordic ideas about interior architecture. Enhance your design methods by approaching design problems...

Study European Humanities in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Four different core courses explore European history, film, art, literature, philosophy, or religious studies in the iconic settings that define the Western tradition. This...

Study Furniture Design in Scandinavia

-Multi-Country Locations : Denmark, Finland and 1 other location , Sweden Show less

This intense session trains you in the full design process of a piece of furniture, normally a chair. Training students in the process of furniture-making through design

Study Graphic Design in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Graphics shape the built environment and play an integral role for our experience of cities, buildings, and objects. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the...

Study Architecture in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

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. The...

Study European Politics in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

In this program you will visit key European political institutions and meet political actors from lobbyists to diplomats, in a hands-on examination of how Europe functions...

Study International Business in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

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. This...

Study Medical Practice & Policy in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Gain unique pre-medical experience, such as clinical lab exercises, as well as insight into clinical practices and healthcare in Europe. This program is right for you

Study Biomedicine in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Delve into biotechnology-based methods for disease treatment and the dynamics of drug discovery and development, and build your perspective on the relationship between academia...

Study Child Development & Diversity in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Enrich and develop your critical thinking skills through investigating and reflecting on current issues in child development and education. This program is right for you...

Study Sustainability in Europe

Denmark : Copenhagen

Examine the social, political, and economic issues associated with sustainable development and the range of Danish and European stakeholders shaping the sustainability agenda. The...

Study Public Health in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Develop a Northern European perspective on salient aspects of public health such as prevention and quality improvement while examining the challenges of health economics,...

Study Global Economics in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Examine the impact of globalization on European integration, comparative advantage, and international competitiveness by using the theories of international trade, capital...

Study Psychology in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program focuses on psychological theory, research, and practice, with an emphasis on its application in a Danish and European context. This program is right for you...

Study Justice and Human Rights in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Enhance your knowledge of international law and human rights by analyzing the legal aspects and political context behind major modern conflicts and human rights violations...

Study Sociology in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Globalization has torn down walls, dissolved old hierarchies, and brought cultures closer together. In this program you will gain comparative insights from Denmark, Sweden,...

Study Environmental Science of the Arctic in Copenhagen, DK

Denmark : Copenhagen

Explore climate change theory and other environmental issues through the lens of climate history in the Arctic. This program is right for you if you study biology, chemistry,...

Study Neuroscience in Copenhagen

Denmark : Copenhagen

Explore the neurobiology and brain anatomy of psychiatric disorders, gain insight into their pharmacological treatment, and learn about cutting-edge clinical and lab-based...

Study Prostitution and the Sex Trade in Copenhagen

Denmark : Copenhagen

Prostitution is legal in Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands, but each country applies its own policies and laws. You will explore how different cultures construct very

Study Urban Design in Copenhagen

Denmark : Copenhagen

Using Copenhagen - one of the world’s most livable cities - as a laboratory, you will work on projects creating people-friendly and livable urban environments. You will...

Study Urban Studies in Copenhagen

Denmark : Copenhagen

Discover how the city has become the focal point for cultural expression, social change, and political tension. Symbolizing freedom and upward mobility, the city promises...

Study Abroad in English with DIS - Summer Courses

Denmark : Copenhagen

Studying abroad with DIS allows you to pursue a dream summer. Courses with field components and study tours are designed to maximize your time academically and culturally....

Study Communication in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Place yourself right in the middle of the European communication landscape to develop your cross-cultural communication skills, hone your critical media literacy, or gain...

Study Gender and Sexuality Studies in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program introduces you to core topics within gender and sexuality studies in the context of Scandinavia and Europe, well-known for gender equality, queer activism, and...

Study Computer Science in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Begins FALL 2015 Use your computer science skills to understand the different components and thought processes that are considered when developing a game. This program...

DIS Internships

Denmark : Copenhagen

Partake in a number of internship opportunities offered by the Danish Institute for Study. Open to previous DIS study abroad program participants who have completed their...

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