Through the DIS Copenhagen program, students can take a variety of courses in English while experiencing cultural immersion in Copenhagen, Denmark.

“Just such a wonderful time. The city is so beautiful and accessible to everyone, and the people are very friendly! The courses made me feel like I was able to access the broader world outside academia.” - Noah W. '19

Student Blog:

Devin Reese | Spring 2017

Fields of study:

Biomedicine, art, computer science, history, philosophy, politics, economics, justice & human rights, neuroscience, sociology, psychology, public health, environmental studies, environmental science, urban studies, Danish language


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:



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




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.


Vary according to housing choice

Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year


August–December; January–May


DIS Scholarships Information

Program Link:

DIS Copenhagen