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 Sustainability in Europe

Denmark : Copenhagen

The focus of the program is on the social, political, and economic issues associated with sustainable development. It introduces a range of Danish and European stakeholders...

Study Abroad in English with DIS - Summer Courses

Denmark : Copenhagen

During Summer 2014, DIS offers a range of 3 and 4-credit courses in successive three and four-week sessions (May 25-June 14, June 16-July 5, and July 7 - August 2) within...

Study Gender & 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 Communication in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program places you right in the middle of the European communication landscape to help you develop your cross-cultural communication skills, hone your critical media...

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 Urban Design in Copenhagen

Denmark : Copenhagen

Using Copenhagen, ‘the livable city’, as a laboratory, you will work on projects using analytical design methods specifically devised for urban design and landscape issues. The...

Study Prostitution & the Sex Trade in Copenhagen

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program will challenge you to grapple with the conflicting views on prostitution in Europe. Prostitution is legal in Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands, but each country...

Study Neuroscience in Copenhagen

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program explores the role of the nervous system in regulating physiological processes at the cellular and molecular levels, the structure and function of the nervous...

Study Environmental Science of the Arctic in Copenhagen, DK

Denmark : Copenhagen

Note: Previously known as Science & the Environment program. This program offers you a unique opportunity to explore climate change theory and other environmental issues...

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 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.

Study Justice & Human Rights in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program will enhance your knowledge of international law and human rights by analyzing the legal aspects and political context behind major modern conflicts and human...

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.

Study in Copenhagen - Summer Courses

Denmark : Copenhagen

Study abroad at DIS allows you to pursue a dream summer with the opportunity to study, engage, and immerse while living in a new home. Courses with field components and extracurricular...

Study Global Economics in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Examine the impact of globalization on European integration using the theories of international trade, capital markets, and economic development in a European context. The...

Study Public Health in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Through this program, you will gain a Northern European perspective on salient aspects of public health such as prevention, health promotion, and quality improvement. You...

Study Furniture Design in Scandinavia

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

Training students in the process of furniture-making through design and building of a full-scale prototype. Includes conceptual development, continued refinement of the concept,...

Study Child Development & Diversity in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program focuses on cross-cultural approaches to childhood and adolescence, combining theory and practice. Enrich and develop your critical thinking skills through investigating...

Study Biomedicine in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program is designed to give you insight into biotechnology-based methods for disease treatment and an understanding of the dynamics of drug discovery and development....

Study Medical Practice & Policy in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program offers you unique and valuable hands-on medical experiences, such as clinical lab exercises, as well as insight into clinical practices and healthcare in Europe. This...

Study International Business in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Whether you dream of building your career in the corporate world or becoming an entrepreneur, this program offers you experience in analyzing and understanding how European...

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 Graphic Design in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

Globalize your portfolio through the study of graphic design in Scandinavia from a contextual, conceptual, and an aesthetic point of view. The two tracks of this program...

Study Interior Architecture in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

This program allows you to enhance your design methods and skills by approaching design problems from a contextual point of view within the Scandinavian environmental, cultural,...

Study Architecture in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark : Copenhagen

In this program you will build knowledge of designing in new contexts and use Copenhagen as a laboratory for architectural exploration that moves beyond the visual, with

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