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DIS: Denmark: Literature
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:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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:
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Abby Leake
Application Fee:
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Subject Area:
English Language and Literature
Program Description:
Experience Europe through a literary lens as you read, discuss, and analyze some of the continent’s finest authors and poets. Join contemporary discussions in literary studies and gain unique insight by focusing on the interrelation between text and place. 

  • Meet with Danish and Russian contemporary authors, poets, and scholars, and build the analytical framework to articulate your own critical voice in an ongoing literary conversation 
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to walk in the footsteps of prominent writers and their protagonists, and experience cities as places haunted by myths and intertextual references 
  • Discover the literary underground scene of Copenhagen by engaging in the city’s many readings, festivals, and literary venues 
Literature Literature

This program is right for you if you study literature, English, or related disciplines with a strong interest in the great works of European literature. 


A Sense of Place in European Literature 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Explore the interrelation between place and text to introduce new perspectives on European literature. You will engage in dialogue on some of the great voices of Europe, from Dostoevsky to contemporary Nordic and post-communist authors. 
Week-Long Study Tour: St. Petersburg 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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

This program is currently not accepting applications.