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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications. Click on the disk icon to save the program to your profile, join the interest list, and receive updates.
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Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Affiliate Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Type(s): Dormitory Click here for a definition of this term Home Campus: U of U: Utah Campus
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Undergraduate Transfer Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Language Prerequisite: Advanced English Language Fluency, Check with Affiliate Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: Anthropology, Architectural Studies, Art, Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Design, Economics, Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Finance, Gender Studies, Geography, Geoscience, Health, History, Human Development & Family Studies, International Studies, Law, Management, Marketing, Philosophy, Political Science, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Psychology, Public Health, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Ecology
Click here for a definition of this term Eligibility: Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18 Click here for a definition of this term Pre-departure Requirements: Enrollment in a Learning Abroad Program, Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Post-Decision Health Questionnaire & Clearance, Pre & Post Commitments
Click here for a definition of this term Program Cost: $$$
Program Description:
 
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DIS Summer in Scandinavia 

Our summer calendar makes it easy to mix and match sessions in Stockholm or Copenhagen and stay for the amount of time that is right for you. Choose from three-, four-, or seven-week sessions, or combine sessions to stay up to 10 weeks. You can earn up to 12 credits over your summer. 
 

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Why Study at DIS This Summer?

Engage in High-Impact Courses 

Choose from over 70 courses that allow you to build your resumé, network with experts in the field, and explore Sweden or Denmark through an academic lens. Enroll in signature sessions to gain international lab and research experience, or expand your design skills in studio from a Nordic perspective.
 
Mix and Match Sessions
Build your own unique study abroad experience – stay for one session or create your own complementary summer package by adding sessions at DIS Stockholm or DIS Copenhagen.  
 
Make Your Mark 
Intellectually stimulating courses taught in English challenge you to examine issues from various perspectives as you debate, analyze, and reflect on contemporary topics and burning issues. 

Build Your Knowledge in New Settings
DIS faculty teach what they do, bringing theory to life by sharing real-life experiences and cases, and introducing you to their network with local Field Studies and guest lectures.
 
Go on Study Tour
Use Sweden or Denmark as your classroom when on week-long Study Tours during Sessions 2, Session 3, and the Architecture & Design Session. Study Tours help contextualize your understanding of topics while in a relevant destination. 
 
Get an Easy Overview of Costs
DIS offers you transparent, comprehensive fees with no hidden costs. Tuition includes housing, Study Tours (if offered in your session), Field Studies, textbooks, local commuting costs, and an Arrival Workshop. 
 
Join an Inclusive Student Community 
Explore, discuss, debate, and reflect in a welcoming and supportive learning environment. 
 
Seek Support When You Need It
Academic counseling and personal support resources are available to you during your time abroad, providing you a solid foundation upon which to grow.

 
Course Offerings
 
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Lab & Research Session
6 Weeks | 6 Credits | May 25 - July 3

In this signature summer session, enroll in lab or research opportunities that include:
  • 6 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • Invaluable international lab experience focusing on simulations of biomedical procedures or neurodegeneration modeling
  • Joining an engaged community of scholars across various disciplines to collaborate on their research projects as a Research Assistant
DIS Stockholm
Biomedical Lab
Research Assistantship (see website for specific openings)


DIS Copenhagen
Microbrains Lab: Modeling Neurodegeneration
Research Assistantship (see website for specific openings)

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Session 1
3 Weeks | 3 Credits | May 25 - June 11
 
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 3 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies

DIS Stockholm
Forensic Psychology
Human Trafficking in a Global Context
Medical Diagnostics
Storytelling Through Photography
Understanding Terrorism: Causes, Solutions, and Dilemmas


DIS Copenhagen
Behavioral Economics: European Case Studies
Children with Special Needs
Development and Programming of Serious Games
Food and Identity
Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
Nordic Mythology
Positive Psychology
Psychology of Criminal Behavior
Social Brain: Neuropsychology of Social Behaviors
Strategies for Urban Livability
Sustainable Business Strategy
Sustainable Denmark: Solutions and Dilemmas


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Session 2
3 Weeks | 3 Credits | June 14 - July 3
 
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 2 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Sweden or Denmark
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies

DIS Stockholm
Gender, Equality, and Sexuality in Scandinavia
Popular Music and Culture: Creative Workshop
Power of Women in the Viking Age
Precision Medicine: Tailored Treatment in Clinical Practice
Psychology of Emerging Adulthood
Travel Writing

DIS Copenhagen
African American Expats in Copenhagen and Paris
Children in a Multicultural Context
Climate Change and Glaciers
Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness
European Clinical Psychology
Food, Taste, and Waste 
Globalization and European Economies
Healthcare Systems: A Comparative Approach
Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict
International Strategy and Leadership: Case Studies
Medical Biotechnology and Drug Development
Nordic Culinary Culture
Positive Psychology
Prostitution and the Sex Trade
Renewable Energy Systems
Sustainable Development in Northern Europe
Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism from a European Perspective

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Session 3
4 Weeks | 4 Credits | July 5 - July 31
 
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 3 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Sweden or Denmark
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies

DIS Stockholm
Lifespan Psychology: Shaping the Self
Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
Political Extremism and the Threats to Democracy
Psychology of Sexual Self
Public Health Policy in Practice

DIS Copenhagen
Bicycle Urbanism
Early Childhood: Nordic Education and Parenting
European Biodiversity
European Genocides
Positive Organizational Psychology
Tasting Culture: Nordic and Mediterranean Food, Tradition, and Nutrition
The Good Life: Philosophy of Happiness
World of Vikings: Facts, Fiction, and Fantasy

 
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Architecture & Design Session - Copenhagen 
7 Weeks | 7 or 9 Credits | June 14 - July 31 
 
In this signature summer session, enroll in a studio and its corequisite course that includes:
  • 6 weeks studio in Copenhagen 
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Denmark
  • Work on challenging assignments dealing with real issues on sites in Copenhagen, in intimate studio settings alongside a small group of fellow students 
  • Visits to cutting-edge examples of architecture and design in and around Copenhagen on Field Studies 
7-Credit Studio Packages
Architecture Design Studio and Visual Journal
Architecture Foundations Studio and Visual Journal
Graphic Design Studio and Visual Journal 
Graphic Design Foundations Studio and Visual Journal
Interior Architecture Studio and Visual Journal
Urban Design Studio and Visual Journal

 
9-Credit Studio Package
Furniture Design Studio + Furniture Design in Scandinavia 
 
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WHAT IS AN AFFILIATE?

An Affiliate is a partner organization that is evaluated and approved by the University of Utah. Affiliates offer classes in both English and the host language. You may take classes with other U.S. students, international students, or students from the host country. Many affiliates provide special services such as visa support, housing, cultural excursions, and on-site staffing to help you navigate your host country.

APPLYING TO AN AFFILIATE PROGRAM

  1. Complete Learning Abroad 101. This is a short information session about programs, applications, financial aid, and scholarships. You can complete Learning Abroad 101 in-person or online.
  2. Submit your Applications. You will submit TWO Applications for this Program. These Applications can be completed at the same time.
    • U of U Application- Click Apply Now at the top of your screen to get started and submit the Initial Payment.
    • Affiliate Application- Click on the Homepage link above to find your Affiliate Application. Contact the Affiliate if you have questions.
  3. Commit to your U of U Application. You will receive an acceptance email to your Umail account. Log into your U of U Application and Commit to your Program within 3 business days of acceptance!
  4. Upload your Affiliate Acceptance Letter. When you receive your acceptance letter from the Affiliate, upload a copy in your U of U Application.
  5. Complete the Post-Decision Steps. Finish the Post-Decision steps in your U of U Application by the deadlines provided.

ACADEMICS & ACCOMMODATION

DATES & TRANSPORTATION

  • TENTATIVE dates are listed above. Compare the dates to the University of Utah academic calendar to avoid scheduling conflicts.
  • You are responsible for arranging transportation to and from the host country for most Programs.
  • Do not purchase your flight until you read the instructions in the Learning Abroad Handbook.

LEARNING ABROAD BADGES

Students enrich their time abroad by earning Learning Abroad Badges such as:
Badge Opportunities
This Program is eligible for the Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above. Some Programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options. Click here to learn more about the Global U Program.

FINANCES

PROGRAM ADVISING

  • Program advising is available through our Learning Abroad Coordinators.
  • You will automatically be assigned to a Coordinator when you start your U of U Application. Coordinators are assigned based on your major.
  • You must complete Learning Abroad 101 before meeting with a Coordinator.

LEARNING ABROAD HANDBOOK

Interested in learning more about the academic, financial, and logistical aspects of our Programs? The Learning Abroad Handbook outlines the University of Utah's financial, disciplinary, administrative, academic, and logistical expectations. You’ll find videos, tips, and resources that help you make the most of your experience before, during, and after your Program.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

It is your responsibility to read, understand, and adhere to the terms and conditions of your Program. Terms and conditions are outlined in the Learning Abroad Handbook, Learning Abroad website, and in your Program Application. Terms and conditions may also be communicated to you through digital, verbal, and hard copy communication. Contact Learning Abroad with any questions or concerns.




This program is currently not accepting applications. Click on the disk icon to save the program to your profile, join the interest list, and receive updates.