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Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS): Summer Program
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: WUSTL applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline WU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 02/15/2015
Rolling Admission 05/25/2015 07/04/2015
NOTE: Session I: 5/21-6/12, Session II: 6/15-7/4

** Indicates rolling WU admission application process. Applicants will be notified that their application to study abroad has been approved by Washington University. If the program is administered by a partner institution, the application and endorsement are then forwarded to the program sponsor for review and approval. In most cases, students will need both WU approval and an acceptance offer from the program sponsor in order to participate in the program.

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Fact Sheet:
Program Adviser:
Julie Laveglia
Program Description:
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)
Summer Program
PROGRAM OVERVIEW DIS SummerPhoto Courtesy: Jenna Epstein
  You study abroad to enhance your major, broaden your intellectual horizons, qualify for the international job market, discover Europe, meet the unexpected, have fun, and grow as an individual. A central aim of DIS is to meet these aspirations by offering courses and programs of the highest quality, involving interactive and cooperative learning processes, leadership training, individual and team-based research, experiential learning through course-integrated field studies, Optional and Program Study Tours, and housing options that ensure you live with the Danes.  
Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 GPA

Program Dates:
Term Dates Application Deadline
Session 1 late May - mid June February 15
Session 2 late June - early July February 15
Students may choose to do one or both sessions at DIS
  Areas of Study:
Premedical students who have completed their core biology and chemistry courses can take advantage of the following options offered by DIS:

  Human Health & Disease: A Clinical Approach
  Health Delivery and Prioritization in Northern Europe

Educational Studies and Children's Studies students can take advantage of the following options offered by DIS:

 Children with Specials Needs

Business students can choose from Arts and Sciences courses or a business courses offered through DIS.
Students may also go to DIS for general elective credit.

Courses and Credits:
1 WU credit = 1 DIS credit. Students earn 3 credits per session.

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  Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and is home to about 1.5 million of Denmark's 5.3 million residents. Considered a very safe metropolitan area with low crime rates, students can easily explore its many plazas and neighborhoods by walking or taking the extensive public transportation system. Founded at the end of the 12th century, Copenhagen has many historical attractions and cultural and educational institutions.
  Housing: Semester: WU students are required to live in one of the following three DIS options: homestay, Folkehøjskole, or a traditional Kollegium.

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Student Life: DIS staff plan social and cultural events to bring students, faculty and staff together. Copenhagen offers many entertainment and dining options for students to take advantage of.

On-Site Support: In addition to program faculty, DIS has many staff members on-site in charge of academics, library resources, IT services, study tours, housing and more.

  Estimated Program Price: Students pay all summer program related fees to the program sponsor or host university directly.  Please Contact the program sponsor or host for tuition, billing and payment details.
Email the appropriate Overseas Programs Coordinator, visit us during our walk-in hours, join us for an information session, or call (314) 935-5958 to schedule an appointment.

This program is currently not accepting applications.
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