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DIS Copenhagen - Sustainability
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Restrictions: Luther applicants only
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Lang. of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Class Standing: 3-Junior, 4-Senior Housing: Apartments, Homestay, Residence Hall
Program Type: Off-Campus Study Areas of Study: Earth Science, Environmental Studies, Management
Program Description:
Program Description:
Sustainability
Sustainable development is one of the most important and hotly debated topics of the 21st century. In Denmark and Europe, strategizing sustainability initiatives is a priority from energy consumption to food production. Join the debate and discover the stakeholders shaping the agenda.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit some of the world’s most progressive sustainability initiatives in Copenhagen, such as offshore windmill parks, district heating plants, and urban gardens
  • Create your own strategic plan for a sustainable future by drawing on classroom experiences, Field Studies, and Study Tour visits
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours to Danish and European destinations with cutting-edge sustainability strategies
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science
  • Public Policy
  • Sustainability

CORE COURSE

Sustainable Development in Northern Europe
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course enhances your understanding of the divergent goals and complex processes associated with sustainable development from a European perspective. Specific focus is given to the interplay between social, political, and economic issues and environmental concern. You are introduced to a broad range of Danish and European stakeholders currently shaping the sustainability agenda, and encouraged to identify your own values and strategies for a sustainable future.
Week-Long Study Tour (Preference of): Germany or Norway  
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Denmark or Southern Sweden or Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

Visit our website for a full list of over 250 additional elective courses! 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 01-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 17-AUG-2019 14-DEC-2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 01-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 17-AUG-2019 09-MAY-2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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