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DIS - Summer in Scandinavia
Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Summer
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
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Lang. of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Housing: Residence Hall
Program Type: Off-Campus Study Areas of Study: Anthropology, Architecture, Biology, Business, Child Development, Communications, Criminology, Design, Economics, Education, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, Finance, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, Graphic Design, Health & Human Services, Health Science, History, Human Rights, Interior Architecture, International Relations, Journalism, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Psychology, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Studio Art, Urban Design, Urban Studies
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DIS Summer in Scandinavia 

Our summer calendar makes it easy to mix and match sessions in Stockholm or Copenhagen and stay for the amount of time that is right for you. Choose from three-, four-, or seven-week sessions, or combine sessions to stay up to 10 weeks. You can earn up to 12 credits over your summer. 
 

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Why Study at DIS This Summer?

Engage in High-Impact Courses 

Choose from over 70 courses that allow you to build your resumé, network with experts in the field, and explore Sweden or Denmark through an academic lens. Enroll in signature sessions to gain international lab and research experience, or expand your design skills in studio from a Nordic perspective.
 
Mix and Match Sessions
Build your own unique study abroad experience – stay for one session or create your own complementary summer package by adding sessions at DIS Stockholm or DIS Copenhagen.  
 
Make Your Mark 
Intellectually stimulating courses taught in English challenge you to examine issues from various perspectives as you debate, analyze, and reflect on contemporary topics and burning issues. 

Build Your Knowledge in New Settings
DIS faculty teach what they do, bringing theory to life by sharing real-life experiences and cases, and introducing you to their network with local Field Studies and guest lectures.
 
Go on Study Tour
Use Sweden or Denmark as your classroom when on week-long Study Tours during Sessions 2, Session 3, and the Architecture & Design Session. Study Tours help contextualize your understanding of topics while in a relevant destination. 
 
Get an Easy Overview of Costs
DIS offers you transparent, comprehensive fees with no hidden costs. Tuition includes housing, Study Tours (if offered in your session), Field Studies, textbooks, local commuting costs, and an Arrival Workshop. 
 
Join an Inclusive Student Community 
Explore, discuss, debate, and reflect in a welcoming and supportive learning environment. 
 
Seek Support When You Need It
Academic counseling and personal support resources are available to you during your time abroad, providing you a solid foundation upon which to grow.

 
Course Offerings
 
6 Weeks | 6 Credits | May 25 - July 3

In this signature summer session, enroll in lab or research opportunities that include:
  • 6 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • Invaluable international lab experience focusing on simulations of biomedical procedures or neurodegeneration modeling
  • Joining an engaged community of scholars across various disciplines to collaborate on their research projects as a Research Assistant
DIS Stockholm
Biomedical Lab
Research Assistantship (see website for specific openings)


DIS Copenhagen
Microbrains Lab: Modeling Neurodegeneration
Research Assistantship (see website for specific openings)

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Session 1
3 Weeks | 3 Credits | May 25 - June 11
 
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 3 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies

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Forensic Psychology
Human Trafficking in a Global Context
Medical Diagnostics
Storytelling Through Photography
Understanding Terrorism: Causes, Solutions, and Dilemmas


DIS Copenhagen
Behavioral Economics: European Case Studies
Children with Special Needs
Development and Programming of Serious Games
Food and Identity
Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
Nordic Mythology
Positive Psychology
Psychology of Criminal Behavior
Social Brain: Neuropsychology of Social Behaviors
Strategies for Urban Livability
Sustainable Business Strategy
Sustainable Denmark: Solutions and Dilemmas


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Session 2
3 Weeks | 3 Credits | June 14 - July 3
 
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 2 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Sweden or Denmark
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies

DIS Stockholm
Gender, Equality, and Sexuality in Scandinavia
Popular Music and Culture: Creative Workshop
Power of Women in the Viking Age
Precision Medicine: Tailored Treatment in Clinical Practice
Psychology of Emerging Adulthood
Travel Writing

DIS Copenhagen
African American Expats in Copenhagen and Paris
Children in a Multicultural Context
Climate Change and Glaciers
Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness
European Clinical Psychology
Food, Taste, and Waste 
Globalization and European Economies
Healthcare Systems: A Comparative Approach
Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict
International Strategy and Leadership: Case Studies
Medical Biotechnology and Drug Development
Nordic Culinary Culture
Positive Psychology
Prostitution and the Sex Trade
Renewable Energy Systems
Sustainable Development in Northern Europe
Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism from a European Perspective

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Session 3
4 Weeks | 4 Credits | July 5 - July 31
 
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 3 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Sweden or Denmark
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies

DIS Stockholm
Lifespan Psychology: Shaping the Self
Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
Political Extremism and the Threats to Democracy
Psychology of Sexual Self
Public Health Policy in Practice

DIS Copenhagen
Bicycle Urbanism
Early Childhood: Nordic Education and Parenting
European Biodiversity
European Genocides
Positive Organizational Psychology
Tasting Culture: Nordic and Mediterranean Food, Tradition, and Nutrition
The Good Life: Philosophy of Happiness
World of Vikings: Facts, Fiction, and Fantasy

 
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Architecture & Design Session - Copenhagen 
7 Weeks | 7 or 9 Credits | June 14 - July 31 
 
In this signature summer session, enroll in a studio and its corequisite course that includes:
  • 6 weeks studio in Copenhagen 
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Denmark
  • Work on challenging assignments dealing with real issues on sites in Copenhagen, in intimate studio settings alongside a small group of fellow students 
  • Visits to cutting-edge examples of architecture and design in and around Copenhagen on Field Studies 
7-Credit Studio Packages
Architecture Design Studio and Visual Journal
Architecture Foundations Studio and Visual Journal
Graphic Design Studio and Visual Journal 
Graphic Design Foundations Studio and Visual Journal
Interior Architecture Studio and Visual Journal
Urban Design Studio and Visual Journal

 
9-Credit Studio Package
Furniture Design Studio + Furniture Design in Scandinavia 
 
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