In Sweden and across Europe, the complex relationship between migration and existing healthcare structures is an ongoing challenge. Through contemporary case studies, investigate migrants’ health needs and evaluate their access to care.
Analyze the challenges and opportunities that migration presents to the Swedish healthcare system
Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to compare and contrast Swedish and European approaches to migration and health
Engage in debate on the burning issues surrounding integration of asylum seekers, refugees, and other migrant groups and its impact on health care and other social services in Europe
This program is right for you if you study public health, global health, political science, sociology, or a similar discipline, or wish to pursue a future career in international health organizations.
Migrants, including refugees, asylum seekers, and economic migrants, are voluntarily or involuntarily moving to new locations, such as Sweden. This course addresses the health status and care needs, as well as the legal, financial, political, and cultural barriers to accessing treatment faced by the migrant population.
Week-Long Study Tour: Geneva
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm
Explore globalization and its impact on European economics. Critically examine and apply leading theories of international trade, capital, and finance to contemporary case studies.
Discover how traditional economic models are challenged by today’s turbulent economic realities
Visit local institutions such as think tanks, consulting firms, banks, and labor unions on field studies, where you meet with professional economists and gain an understanding of the vast range of careers you can pursue
Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours that give you first-hand insight into the larger economic, political, and cultural landscapes of Denmark, the European Union, and neighboring countries
This program is right for you if you study economics or finance, are interested in how globalization impacts European economies, or are planning a career in government or the financial sector.
Learn about globalization and its impact on trade, capital, culture, and politics around the world. A particular focus will be on European economies and challenges faced by the EU and its neighbors. You will gain deeper knowledge of theories within the field, and go on to apply and challenge economic thinking through discussions, field studies, and study tours.
Week-Long Study Tour (Preference of): Brussels-Paris or Moscow
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Prerequisites: One course each in macro- and microeconomics, and one course in either intermediate or advanced macroeconomics, all at university level.
Discover how the city has become the focal point for cultural expression, social change, and political tension. Often symbolizing freedom and upward mobility, the city promises a better life while also creating challenges and fears.
Use Copenhagen as your classroom on field studies that explore its dramatic urban change from the development of a welfare state to a cutting-edge, sustainable, resilient, and livable city
Travel with your faculty and classmates on course-integrated study tours to compare how cities develop their infrastructure in Eastern and Western Europe
Engage in a dynamic dialogue with a variety of guest lecturers including local historians, sociologists, and urban planners
This program is right for you if you study urban design, urban studies, politics, or sociology and wish to examine contemporary cities through a multidisciplinary academic lens.
Cities are both creative and destructive friction machines, full of contradictory tensions, goals, and visions about what constitutes the good life. This course examines the driving forces of this friction within a European context, including social, economic, environmental, technical, cultural, historical, and spatial influences.
Week-Long Study Tour: Budapest-Vienna
Core Course Week: Study tour to Northern Germany + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen