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DIS: Denmark: Philosophy
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:
Philosophy
Program Description:
Philosophy 
Study European philosophy, past and present. This program places you at the European roots of wonder and awe, and gives you an understanding of both the history of ideas and critical contemporary discourse.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Study philosophical theory and learn to nuance your own philosophical views as you partake in ongoing intellectual exploration
  • Meet with local university students and experts to discuss continental philosophy and further your understanding of material debated in class
  • Travel with your class and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours, where you follow the steps of great continental European thinkers and discover the locales that saw the birth of some of the world’s most significant ideas
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Classics
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies

CORE COURSE

Religious Mythos and Philosophical Logos 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
In this course we explore the function of myth and the emergence of the rational philosophical mind. We begin with the great poets, philosophers, and prophets of Ancient Greece, including Homer, Sophocles, and Plato and conclude with works from the modern Continental thinkers: Hegel, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Heidegger.
Week-Long Study Tour: Athens 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Northern Germany-Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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