DIS - Summer programs

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DIS - Summer programs

2 cities. 4 sessions. 70+ courses. 40+ study tours in Europe.

How Will You Build Your Summer?
Whether you need to fulfill additional credits, want to explore a topic your home university does not offer, or just want to study abroad to get to know a new culture, there are numerous ways to create your Summer at DIS.

How it Works
You can take one course per session. The sessions vary in length, with different start and end dates – you choose which course(s) and session(s) are best suited for you. There are three, four, or seven-week sessions, and you can stay for one session or combine sessions to stay from six to 10 weeks. With two locations to choose from, you can stay in one city or try both!

Visit our website to find an overview of session dates, study tour destinations, housing options, and credit info.

Subjects

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Environmental Studies
  • Social Justice
  • Public Health
  • Media And Cultural Studies
  • Medicine
  • Fashion Design
  • Neuroscience And Behavior
  • Art History
  • Psychology
  • Criminology
  • Feminist, Gender, And Sexuality Studies
  • Sexuality Studies
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Migration
  • Photography
  • Urban Planning
  • Communications
  • Finance
  • Environmental Sci. (Atmosph.)
  • Culinary Arts
  • Architecture

Related Programs

DIS Copenhagen - Global Economics

Explore the impact of globalization on European economies. Critically examine and apply theories of international trade, capital, and finance to contemporary case studies.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Government
  • International Relations

CORE COURSE

Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
You explore globalization and its impact on trade, capital, culture, and politics around the world. A particular focus is on European economies and challenges faced by the EU and its neighbors. You gain a 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. 

DIS - Study Abroad

Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden

DIS Copenhagen - Environmental Science of the Arctic

Explore climate change theory and other environmental issues through the lens of climate history in the Arctic, and examine the evidence on your study tour to Iceland, Greenland, or Norway. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use unique geological locations in the region to discuss topics in geology, climate research, ecosystems, and the environment 
  • Join your DIS faculty on a course-integrated study tour to glaciers of Iceland, the ice sheet of Greenland, or the tundra of Norway 
  • Learn from leading researchers in climate change and specialists from the world-renowned Center for Ice and Climate at the Niels Bohr Institute 

STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you study biology, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental science, or geology. You should be interested in the hard science behind climate change and combining fieldwork with research in class. 

CORE COURSE OPTIONS 

Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Focus on the natural science and societal aspects of climate change with a case study from historic times. Take a journey from ancient times to the present through periods when the climate was strikingly different from today and examine the mechanisms and feedback governing the climate system.  
Week-Long Study Tour: Iceland 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Eastern Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One semester of environmental or earth science at university level. One year of physics or chemistry at university level is highly recommended. 

Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Examine the natural science aspects of climate change during the prehistoric time with focus on the glacial and the glaciation. You will examine climate mitigation and adaptation strategies through the study of past climate developments, especially throughout previous ice ages.
Week-Long Study Tour: Greenland 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Eastern Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One semester of environmental science or earth science at university level. One year of physics or chemistry at university level is highly recommended. 

Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Gain an understanding of the biology of polar areas, with a special emphasis on the Northern Hemisphere. You will further understand how organisms of the polar regions are evolutionarily adapted to cold terrestrial or marine habitats with strong seasonality. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Norway 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One semester of environmental or earth science at university level. One semester of biology or ecology is highly recommended. 

DIS - Study Abroad

Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden

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