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.
Northern European healthcare systems are currently facing rising costs, aging populations, and socio-economic inequality. Analyze and debate these challenges and their interplay with the organization, financing, and prioritization within the systems.
IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
This program is right for you, if you study public health, public policy, or health science, or wish to pursue a graduate degree or future career in the health professions.
Different countries choose different approaches to the provision of healthcare. Through this course, you gain insight into how healthcare is organized and financed in Denmark and Northern Europe, and you investigate the impact of the social, economic, and political history on the present systems. You analyze principles of priority-setting in health care, and discuss and assess possible solutions to challenges such as aging populations, inequality in health and rising healthcare expenditures.
Week-Long Study Tour: Helsinki-Tallinn
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
The course examines how Otherness has been imagined and depicted in Nordic and European literature. Through questioning the underlying assumptions in European literature, we explore the processes of constructing and representing the Other in terms of gender, culture, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation, religion, and nationality.
Week-Long Study Tour: London
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm