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DIS: Denmark: Biomedicine
Copenhagen, Denmark (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2018 15-MAR-2018
Rolling Admission 19-AUG-2018 14-DEC-2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
Open to Non-UVa Students:
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment at foreign institution
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Abby Leake
Application Fee:
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Subject Area:
Program Description:
Experience the dynamics of drug discovery and development, learn biotechnology-based methods for disease treatment, and widen your perspective on the relationship between academia and the biotech industry. 

  • Get hands-on experience through the Drug Development Project by interviewing and researching a Scandinavian biomedical company about their products and technology 
  • Gain insight into world-leading biotechnology research and development while on faculty-led study tours 
  • Visit leading biotechnology companies and research institutions to learn about new-generation biopharmaceuticals 
Biomedicine Biomedicine

The program is right for you if you study biology, biochemistry, health science, or a similar discipline, and wish to acquire skills for a future career in the health professions or a graduate degree. 

Medical Biotechnology and Drug Development
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
You will explore the impact that biotechnology has on medicine including vaccines, the use of antibodies as drugs, stem cells, and the impact of genomics on drug discovery. By delving into Danish and European pharmaceutical and biotech research case studies, you will also gain first-hand insight into the drug discovery and development process. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Edinburgh (Fall) or London (Spring) 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 

Visit our website for the full list of over 250 additional electives! 

This program is currently not accepting applications.