Semester: Housing & Student Life Inclusions

Comprehensive Housing and Support Fee Inclusions at DIS

The below information offers you additional details about what is included in the DIS Comprehensive Housing & Student Life Fees for semester students.

Semester Housing Fee Inclusions

Given the various structures of DIS housing options, the Comprehensive Housing Fee covers different aspects of each housing type. Please see what is included in your fees below per housing option.

The administration of housing and student life is included in the fee, which helps, to the extent possible, DIS prioritize quality assurance of your living spaces, screening of every Homestay, and personalized matching of students based on personal interests, likes, dislikes, dietary restrictions, allergies, etc.

Homestay (including Career Connection Homestay) Comprehensive
Housing Fee Inclusions

Housing Option Offered: DIS Copenhagen Semester / DIS Stockholm Semester

  • A furnished room with towels, blanket, pillow, and bed linen (however, cleaning is not included for any DIS housing option)
  • Most meals during scheduled class weeks, and you may need to cook some meals yourself (however, in the Career Connection Homestay, your hosts will likely make dinner for you a couple times a week, and you will receive a food stipend to assist with food costs for the rest of your meals)
  • DIS Stockholm: A provided lunch stipend
  • DIS Copenhagen: Transportation coverage that covers the length of your daily commute from your housing to DIS if you are not within walking distance to DIS; DIS Stockholm: A transportation pass that covers all transportation across Stockholm
  • A Jump-Start event in your Homestay Network as well as a social budget for more events
  • Laundry facilities
  • Internet access
  • Recruitment of Homestay hosts and personalized placement services
  • Administration, counseling, and 24-hour emergency support from the DIS Housing & Student Life Team
  • Comprehensive health, accident, and liability insurance
  • Pre-departure advising, Arrival Day pick up from the airport (during scheduled hours), and an Arrival Workshop to ensure you are well prepared for living in Copenhagen or Stockholm

Kollegium Comprehensive Housing Fee Inclusions

Housing Option Offered: DIS Copenhagen Semester

  • A furnished room with towels, blanket, pillow, and bed linen. Facilities Assistance of room and furnishings (however, cleaning is not included for any DIS housing option).
  • A furnished kitchenette (with equipment, dishes, and utensils) individually or shared with your roommate or with your floor/building
  • Transportation coverage that covers the length of your daily commute from your housing to DIS if you are not within walking distance to DIS
  • A food stipend to offset your food costs (please note the stipend is offered for semester students only, and the stipend is not intended to cover your food costs for the entire semester)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Internet access
  • A Community Advisor that assists you in building healthy living communities and helps with the practicalities of life in Denmark and Sweden
  • Administration, counseling, and 24-hour emergency support from the DIS Housing & Student Life Team
  • Comprehensive health, accident, and liability insurance
  • Pre-departure advising, Arrival Day group pick up from the airport (during scheduled hours), and an Arrival Workshop to ensure you are well prepared for living in Copenhagen

Living & Learning Communities Comprehensive Housing Fee Inclusions

Housing Option Offered: DIS Copenhagen Semester / DIS Stockholm Semester

  • A furnished room with towels, blanket, pillow, and bed linen. Facilities Assistance of room and furnishings (however, cleaning is not included for any DIS housing option).
  • A furnished kitchenette (with equipment, dishes, and utensils) shared with your floor/building
  • DIS Copenhagen: Transportation coverage that covers the length of your daily commute from your housing to DIS if you are not within walking distance to DIS; DIS Stockholm: A transportation pass that covers all transportation across Stockholm
  • DIS Copenhagen: A food stipend to offset your food costs; DIS Stockholm: A food stipend to offset your food costs (for both locations, the stipend is not intended to cover your food costs for the entire semester)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Internet access
  • A Community Advisor that assists you in building healthy living communities and helps with the practicalities of life in Denmark and Sweden
  • An LLC Coordinator that structures your exploration of the LLC theme through weekly events (you will pay a small fee for some events such as food for communal cooking, etc.)
  • Administration, counseling, and 24-hour emergency support from the DIS Housing & Student Life Team
  • Comprehensive health, accident, and liability insurance
  • Pre-departure advising, Arrival Day group pick up from the airport (during scheduled hours), and an Arrival Workshop to ensure you are well prepared for living in Copenhagen or Stockholm

Studentboende Comprehensive Housing Fee Inclusions

Housing Option Offered: DIS Stockholm Semester

  • A furnished room with towels, blanket, pillow, and bed linen. Facilities Assistance of room and furnishings (however, cleaning is not included for any DIS housing option).
  • Fully equipped kitchen, shared with your floor/building
  • A transportation pass that covers all transportation across Stockholm
  • A food stipend to offset your food costs
  • Laundry facilities
  • Internet access
  • A Community Advisor that assists you in building healthy living communities and helps with the practicalities of life in Denmark and Sweden
  • A ‘Studentboende Connections Fund’ to encourage you to connect with your fellow residents. This exciting opportunity gives you the chance to show leadership, have an influence on the social atmosphere, and meet other students
  • Administration, counseling, and 24-hour emergency support from the DIS Housing & Student Life Team
  • Comprehensive health, accident, and liability insurance
  • Pre-departure advising, Arrival Day group pick up from the airport (during scheduled hours), and an Arrival Workshop to ensure you are well prepared for living in Stockholm

Residential Community Comprehensive Housing Fee Inclusions

Housing Option Offered: DIS Copenhagen Semester / DIS Stockholm Semester

  • A furnished room with towels, blanket, pillow, and bed linen. Facilities Assistance of room and furnishings (however, cleaning is not included for any DIS housing option).
  • A furnished kitchenette (with equipment, dishes, and utensils) shared with your roommate or your floor/building
  • DIS Copenhagen: Transportation coverage that covers the length of your daily commute from your housing to DIS if you are not within walking distance to DIS; DIS Stockholm: A transportation pass that covers all transportation across Stockholm
  • A food stipend to offset your food costs (note: The stipend is offered for semester students only, and the stipend is not intended to cover your food costs for the entire semester)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Internet access
  • Private or shared bathroom facilities
  • A Community Advisor that assists you in building healthy living communities (i.e. through sponsored weekly communal dinners) and helps with the practicalities of life in Denmark and Sweden
  • Administration, counseling, and 24-hour emergency support from the DIS Housing & Student Life Team
  • Comprehensive health, accident, and liability insurance
  • Pre-departure advising, Arrival Day group pick up from the airport (during scheduled hours), and an Arrival Workshop to ensure you are well prepared for living in Copenhagen or Stockholm

Independent Housing (Self-arranged) Fee Inclusions

You may arrange your own housing for your semester. With this, you pay a fee to cover the Student Life Inclusions (listed below). DIS cannot assist with rent payments, deposits, furnishings, bedding, transportation, food costs, etc.

If you have already signed up for DIS housing but wish to switch to Independent Housing, see the requirements for doing so and the Cancellations and Change Fees.

Student Life Inclusions

You will find many support resources available to you at DIS both before you depart and once you arrive!

In general, your support fee includes:

  • Pre-departure & on-site student information, academic, and IT support services
  • DIS Arrival Workshop
  • Medical, accident, and liability insurance
  • Advising and assistance pertaining to your Legal Residence Process needed to come abroad with DIS
  • 24-hour emergency support

Visit the Student Resources Sections for DIS Copenhagen and DIS Stockholm to find out much more about what is available for you while you are here studying with DIS: