Program Overview

Study at a specialized Danish institution in the center of old Copenhagen. This program offers courses in a variety of academic disciplines, including architecture, biotechnology, politics, business, European studies, and related fields. Courses are taught in English by Danish faculty, and integrated study tours in and around Denmark are offered for all programs.

Additional requirements

Some courses have prerequisites (see DIS Catalog); architecture students must be eligible for the 4/584 studio sequences prior to studying at DIS.

Academic Details

Take one core course which includes two integrated study tours relevant to the course content. Choose the rest of your courses from over 190 electives to fit your academic and personal interests, as long as you meet the course prerequisites.

A listing of courses and syllabi can be found at: DIS Homepage.

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

Housing Description

Choose between several different housing options:
•    Danish host family
•    Student residence hall (Kollegium)
•    DIS Residential Community
•    Danish roommate
•    Folkehøjskole

Detailed information about the different housing options can be found on the DIS Summer Housing and Semester Housing webpages.

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearDeadlineArrival Date Departure Date
Fall Semester20183/1/20188/18/201812/15/2018
Academic Year2018-193/1/20188/18/20185/12/2019
Spring Semester201910/1/20181/12/20195/12/2019
Summer20182/1/20186/11/20187/1/2018
Summer II20182/1/20187/2/20187/30/2018
Summer Architecture & Furniture Design20182/1/20186/11/20187/30/2018

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.