Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)

Through the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) program, students can take a variety of courses in English while experiencing cultural immersion in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Fields of study:

Biomedicine, politics, economics, justice & human rights, neuroscience, sociology, psychology, public health, environmental studies, environmental science, Danish language

Eligibility:

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Prerequisites vary depending on the Core Course.  Some science courses require two semesters of biology, two semesters of chemistry and/or other science prerequisites.

Language Prerequisite:

None

Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Calendar:

August – December, January – May

Credits:

Minimum of 15-18 credits per semester - Required Courses:
One Core Course – includes two course-integrated study tours (3 credits)
Danish Language and Culture (3 or 6 credits)
DIS Elective courses (3 credits each)

Credit Conversion:

1 DIS credit = 1 Whitman credit

Housing:

Students can choose to live with a host family or choose among several other options such as a Folkehøjskole (a cultural tradition that many young Danes enjoy), a private residence hall (Kollegium), or a Living and Learning Community with other DIS students.

Meals:

Vary according to housing choice.

Internships:

None

Scholarships:

DIS Scholarships Information

Program Link:

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)