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DIS: Denmark: Sociology
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:
Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Minority Studies, Political Science, Sociology
Program Description:
Globalization has dissolved old hierarchies and brought cultures closer together; however, this newfound cultural proximity has also created challenges of integration and migration facing Denmark and Europe today. 

  • Through workshops with diverse guest speakers, take part in debates that handle the most current issues of our society 
  • During Core Course Week explore the transition of previously homogeneous Denmark and Sweden brought about by immigration from non-Western countries 
  • Travel on a faculty-led study tour to hear personal stories and explore current issues surrounding cultural divisions as well as political tensions 
Sociology Sociology

This program is right for you if you study sociology, anthropology, political science, or international relations. You should have an interest in examining issues of immigration, integration, and social capital from a European perspective.


Cultural Diversity and Integration
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Debate whether a multicultural Europe is achievable given the current migrant crisis and Europe’s major culture clash. Focusing on Denmark and Italy, we will investigate the social, cultural, and political mechanisms lying at the heart of cultural conflicts and integration issues. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Italy 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

Visit our website for a full list of over 250 additional elective courses!

This program is currently not accepting applications.