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DIS: Denmark: Neuroscience
Copenhagen, Denmark (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Year
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 15-OCT-2017
**
Rolling Admission 13-JAN-2018 12-MAY-2018
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:
none
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Island
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Abby Leake
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Biology, Neuroscience, Pre-Medical
Program Description:
Neuroscience 
Investigate the fast-growing field of neuroscience, by studying either the underlying biological mechanisms involved in psychopharmacology or the cognitive and emotional functions that shape an individual. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Through research and practice, expand your understanding of the functioning of the brain, its disorders, and the role of neuroplasticity 
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours in Europe to meet with leading neuroscience researchers and practitioners 
  • Engage in real-world settings and gain exposure to various careers by visiting labs, practitioners, and institutes in the Copenhagen area 
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STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you study neuroscience, biology, psychology, or health science, and are considering a profession in the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience. 

CORE COURSE OPTIONS 

Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness + Lab 
Fall/Spring, 6 Credits (3-Credit Course + 3-Credit Lab) 
Examine neuroscience with a cognitive and behavioral approach. What is consciousness and which brain mechanisms shape the unique sense of self, implicit in all our thoughts and perceptions? Explore conceptual and methodological perspectives of relevance to the study of human consciousness. In the corequisite lab, you will develop methodological perspectives of relevance to the study of human consciousness.
experiments, collect data, and analyze results, focusing on psychological, behavioral, and cognitive components. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Bologna-Florence
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One semester of neuroscience, physiological psychology, biological psychology, or cognitive psychology at university level. 
Corequisite: Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness Research Lab 

Psychopharmacology: Substances and the Brain 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course examines neuroscience with a molecular approach. Learn about basic brain anatomy and function, and discuss the link between dysfunctional brain regions/circuits and diverse psychiatric symptoms. A strong focus will be on pharmacological treatments and the specific interactions between neurotransmitters and their receptors. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Frankfurt-Heidelberg or Munich 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark or Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 

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