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DIS Copenhagen - Literature
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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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: 3-Junior, 4-Senior Housing: Homestay, Residence Hall
Program Type: Off-Campus Study Areas of Study: Creative Writing, English, Literature
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Literature

Walk in the footsteps of the continent’s finest and most groundbreaking authors and poets and make traveling a literary adventure. Experience Europe through a literary lens and discover the importance of place in literature by visiting the venues and hideouts of Nordic contemporary writers.

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Is this program right for you?

It is a good fit if you study:

  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • English
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Core Course

A Sense of Place in European Literature
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits

Literature opens up for known and unknown places, real and imaginary. In this course, discover comparative perspectives on European literature through in-depth analysis and close readings of texts written by modern and classic writers. On our short Study Tour, we seek out the literary voices of Copenhagen and the island of Fanø in the North Sea. On the week-long Study Tour to Berlin, we read literature on-site, originally written in and about this important metropolis, to explore how the city influences our reading, and vice versa.


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Core Course Study Tours

This program travels on Study Tours to the following destinations:

  • Week-Long Study Tour: Berlin

  • Core Course Week: Denmark

Early in the semester, you delve into your academic focus during Core Course Week, in which you travel on a short Study Tour for three days in Denmark or a neighboring country, combined with a two-day seminar in Copenhagen. Later in the semester, you travel again with your Core Course on a week-long Study Tour in Europe.
 
While on tour, theories learned in the classroom come to life by meeting with professionals and experts in your field who contribute to furthering your understanding of course topics. Study Tours are hands-on and experiential, combining theory with practice, and expose you to additional cultural perspectives. You have the opportunity to visit sites and experts in your field of interest that you may not otherwise have access to.


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Elective Courses

Add elective courses to complement your Core Course at DIS Copenhagen. You decide how to build your course load based on your needs and interests!

Electives range across disciplines and include research, workshops, studios, and even Exploration Electives, which come with a travel component.

Visit our website to view the full list of over 200 additional elective courses! 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 15-OCT-2021 15-OCT-2021 15-JAN-2022 14-MAY-2022
Fall 2022 01-MAR-2022 ** Rolling Admission 20-AUG-2022 17-DEC-2022
Spring 2023 01-MAR-2022 01-APR-2022 14-JAN-2023 13-MAY-2023

** 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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