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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider: CSU International Programs Program Type: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing Eligibility: Junior 60+ Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Field(s) of Study: Child Development, Education, Interior Architecture, Liberal Studies Financial Aid: California Aid, Federal Aid, Grants (if applicable), Loans, Scholarships
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:

Denmark: Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website.

Program Highlights

City: Annually atop the list of the world's happiest places, Copenhagen is graced with many historical, well-preserved buildings, old winding streets, open squares, and an array of towers, castles, and parks. Popular attractions in Copenhagen include the Tivoli Gardens, the Little Mermaid Statue, Rosenborg Castle, and many more.

University: Located in the heart of Copenhagen, the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) is a non-profit institution affiliated with the University of Copenhagen. DIS offers coursework in English to approximately 1,000 international students each year.

Academics: Earn Major, Minor, and General Education credit.

Tuition: Same tuition cost as home CSU campus.

Language of Instruction: English

Special Notes: Students are responsible for verifying that they meet individual course prerequisites prior to registration with the overseas institution. Contact your campus study abroad advisor for details.
For the DIS Architecture & Design Program: Must be an architecture major from Cal Poly SLO or Cal Poly Pomona.

About the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)

Located in the heart of Copenhagen, DIS offers coursework in English to approximately 1,000 international students each year. In addition to specific program course requirements, students choose elective courses from a wide variety of subjects including sustainability, psychology, sociology, gender and sexuality studies, humanities, etc. Students are also required to study the Danish language both fall and spring semesters.
DIS Architecture & Design
This program includes studio, lecture, and seminar courses on Scandinavian and Danish architecture. The program provides faculty-curated study tours to western Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Germany, and Switzerland. The faculty are practicing Danish architects and designers, as well as faculty at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture and Denmark’s Design School.
DIS Child Development & Diversity
In the fall semester, this program focuses on the innovative approaches of the Danish education system in dealing with children with physical, cognitive, neurological, or social disabilities. In the spring semester, the program focuses on how ethnic diversity and multiculturalism are perceived and practiced in Danish early childhood education. The program includes a year-long practicum that allows you to actively engage with a Danish childcare institution, public school, or high school. Students will travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to explore cross-cultural European educational methods by visiting practitioners, researchers, and childcare and youth institutions.