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DIS: Denmark: Urban Studies
Copenhagen, Denmark (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Year
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 15-OCT-2018 ** Rolling Admission 11-JAN-2019 12-MAY-2019
NOTE: Accepted students must commit by October 30th.
Year 2019-2020 15-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 17-AUG-2019 09-MAY-2020
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by March 25.
Fall Semester 2019 15-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 17-AUG-2019 14-DEC-2019
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by March 25.

** 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.
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:
Margaret Walter
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
History, Political Science, Sociology, Urban and Environmental Planning, Urban Studies
Program Description:
Urban Studies
Discover how the city has become the focal point for cultural expression, social change, and political tension. Often symbolizing opportunity and upward mobility, the city promises a better life while also creating challenges and alienation.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use Copenhagen as your classroom on Field Studies that explore its innovative urban change from an industrialized welfare state to a cutting-edge, sustainable, resilient, and livable city
  • Engage in a dynamic dialogue with a variety of guest lecturers including local historians, sociologists, and urban planners
  • Travel with your faculty and classmates on course-integrated Study Tours to compare how cities develop their infrastructure in Eastern and Western Europe
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Anthropology
  • Environmental studies
  • Urban Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

CORE COURSE

The European Urban Experience: Why Cities Matter
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Cities are both creative and destructive friction machines, full of contradictory tensions, goals, and visions about what constitutes the good life. This course examines the driving forces of this friction within a European context, including social, economic, environmental, technical, cultural, historical, and spatial influences. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Barcelona or Budapest-Vienna 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Northern Germany + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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