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


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:


Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year


August – December, January – May


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


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.




DIS Scholarships Information

Program Link:

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)