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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/15/2020 05/15/2021
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/15/2020 12/12/2020
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/16/2021 05/15/2021

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program Overview DIS Copenhagen

DIS is located in the very center of Copenhagen. Within walking distance you’ll find the main universities and research libraries of the country; parliament, government offices, European Union agencies, and Denmark’s Central Bank; superb art collections and national museums; the national research hospital; the Royal Theater; the national media; and Danish and international company headquarters. As a DIS student, you have privileged access to these resources for a strong hands-on complement to the classroom learning. DIS has been around since 1959. Among alumni and partners, DIS has a reputation of being intense, demanding and rewarding, and of providing a challenging educational environment in a full-service framework.

Program Focus

DIS is a specialized Danish institution offering study abroad programs in English for primarily American university students in their third or fourth year of study, with credit transfer to their home school. Altogether, some 160 American and other universities and colleges constitute the DIS network of partner schools.

DIS has been around since 1959. Among alumni and partners, DIS has a reputation of being intense, demanding and rewarding, and of providing a challenging educational environment in a full-service framework.

Semester: DIS offers fall and spring semesters. is a specialized Danish institution offering study abroad programs in English for primarily American university students in their third or fourth year of study, with credit transfer to their home school. Altogether, some 160 American and other universities and colleges constitute the DIS network of partner schools.

Summer: Most summer programs come as a package, but students may study a wide variety of subjects through DIS. Take courses in English, related to your major, and enjoy Europe as your classroom.
 
FACT SHEET
Education Abroad Advisor Make an appointment with Rachel Landers at any time!
Get Started Attend or watch an Ed Abroad 101 Session
Program Provider DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad
Program Dates Current DIS Summer Calendar
Current DIS Semester Calendar
 
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program (Semester)
Explore the courses offered on this program (Summer)

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Community Development
  • Community Health
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental Sciences
  • European Studies
  • Film 
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Studies
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Photography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies and Planning
  • Most Majors
Credits Fall: Students enroll in a minimum 16 quarter credits
Spring: Students enroll in a minimum of 24 quarter credits
Summer: Students enroll in 3 to 9 semester credits, which equates to 5 to 14 quarter credits per session, depending on the session offerings. Please read credit offerings carefully. .
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone is available during the Fall or Spring terms
Language of Instruction  English, Danish
Host Country Language  Danish
Housing Apartment, Homestay (excludes summer), Residence Hall, Kollegium
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements 3.00
Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Program Fee Click here to view the DIS Program Fee
 
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account. 
Scholarships

 

DIS Program Semester Fee Includes:

  • Course instruction 
  • Program-integrated study tours (two per semester) 
  • Course-integrated field studies 
  • Textbook rental 
  • Use of facilities (incl. library and computer labs) 
  • Final grade report and permanent academic records
  • Academic counseling and support 
  • General administration of academic services 
  • Furnished room 
  • Local transportation between DIS and your housing 
  • Meals (Homestay only) 
  • Laundry facilities and/or allowance
  • Student information and service desk
  • Group pick-up at airport on Arrival Day
  • DIS Arrival Workshop 
  • Medical, accident, and liability insurance
  • Visa advice and assistance
  • 24-hour emergency contact 
  • Various cultural and social events 
  • Administration of housing and student affairs activities

DIS Program Summer Fee Includes:

  • Course instruction 
  • Course-integrated study tours N/A 
  • Course-integrated field studies 
  • Textbook rental 
  • Use of Facilities (incl. Library and computer labs)
  • Final grade report and permanent academic records 
  • Academic counseling and support 
  • Application, registration & pre-departure support 
  • General administration of academic services 
  • Furnished room 
  • Local transportation from DIS to your housing
  • Laundry facilities and/or allowance 
  • Student information and service desk 
  • Group pick-up at airport on DIS arrival day
  • Arrival Workshop 
  • Medical, accident, and liability insurance 
  • 24-hour emergency cell phone support
  • Administration of housing & student affairs activities