Spend a semester in the happiest country in the world!
What's the scoop?
DIS is located in the heart Copenhagen - Denmark's capital city, where students have access to great educational resources, all located within walking distance of the school: the main universities and research libraries of the country; parliament, government offices, European Union agencies, and the nation's Central Bank; the national museums of history, art and natural history; historic cathedrals and castles; marvels of modern Scandinavian architecture and design; the Royal Theatre; national media centers; and international company headquarters.
With the academic and personal growth and intercultural competence gained through your experience with DIS, you will be well prepared for the global job market of tomorrow.
See what it is really like to spend a semester in Copenhagen - read DIS student blogs
What do I take?
DIS offers challenging and unique coursework in the following areas: Architecture & Design, Bio-medicine, Child Diversity & Development, Communication & Media, European Humanities, European Politics, Global Economics, International Business, Justice & Human Rights, Medical Practice & Policy, Pre-Architecture, Psychology, Public Health, Science & the Environment, Sociology, and Sustainability in Europe.
Courses are taught in English by Danish faculty who bring a European point of view and personal experience from research, government, management and the professions to the classroom. Their teaching is strongly enhanced by an extensive program of course-related field studies and study tours in The Balkans, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Sweden, and the UK.
For more information on the academic structure of this program, see Copenhagen Academic Overview
Where can I live?
Customizing your experience abroad is simple with Maryland-in-Copenhagen. European immersion is strengthened by the cross-cultural experience of living with a Danish family, a Danish roommate, Folkehøjskole (rural campus outside of Copenhagen), with Danish students in a 'kollegium' (residence hall), or in a DIS residence community with other DIS students (Living Learning programs available).
Details on the 5 different housing options can be found here
What's the cost?
Non-refundable Application Fee: $50
Non-refundable deposit: $500 (part of the program fee). The deposit will be due within two weeks of acceptance in order to hold your place in the program. The remaining balance will be due in the month prior to your departure.
For a detailed program budget please click the "Program Cost Sheets
" link above.
Who's here to help?
Hilary Wilson coordinates all logistical aspects of the Maryland-in-Copenhagen program. Nicole McDermott assists in the administration of the Maryland-in-Copenhagen program.
Click the "Contact us" link on the top of the page should you have any questions.