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DIS Copenhagen - Urban Studies
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: History, Politics, Sociology, Urban Design, Urban Studies
Program Description:
Program Description:
Urban Studies
Discover how the city has become the focal point for cultural expression, social change, and political tension. Often symbolizing opportunity and upward mobility, the city promises a better life while also creating challenges and alienation.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use Copenhagen as your classroom on Field Studies that explore its innovative urban change from an industrialized welfare state to a cutting-edge, sustainable, resilient, and livable city
  • Engage in a dynamic dialogue with a variety of guest lecturers including local historians, sociologists, and urban planners
  • Travel with your faculty and classmates on course-integrated Study Tours to compare how cities develop their infrastructure in Eastern and Western Europe
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Anthropology
  • Environmental studies
  • Urban Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

CORE COURSE

The European Urban Experience: Why Cities Matter
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
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: Barcelona or Budapest-Vienna 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Northern Germany + 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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