DIS launches the DIS Alumni Community to strengthen connections between alumni, DIS, and Scandinavia.
News: DIS Stockholm Semester
‘I Am Queen Mary’ presents an allegorical portrait of Mary Thomas, a sugarcane plantation worker who led the largest labor revolt in Danish colonial history in 1878.
DIS European Humanities faculty, Tommy Heisz, has written a dramatic narration about the overlooked prelude to the First World War in his new book ‘Blood under the Crescent Moon – Europe’s Forgotten War’.
The merit-based scholarship, funded by the late James “Jim” Larson, aims to support students in exploration of Scandinavian and European culture through hands-on experiences.
Ellen Sayles, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad at University of Richmond joins the DIS Board of Directors.
KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and one of Europe’s leading technical universities, invited DIS to participate in the first Stockholm Model Event at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C.
Students across DIS have been creative in finding ways to help support Ukraine. In total, they have raised more than USD 10,000.
The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science has appointed Trine Højbjerg Sand to serve on the DIS Board of Directors for a four-year term from April 30, 2022, to April 30, 2026.
As a Fund for Education Abroad Access Partner, DIS is dedicated to help make international education more equitable and accessible through scholarships.
Students, faculty, and external experts met for debates on the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and its broader geopolitical, security, and economic context.
DIS strongly condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine and we stand with the Ukrainian people. As an educational organization based in Europe, we have a responsibility to be informed and engaged global citizens and speak out…
DIS faculty member, Alexander Hviid has published an article on Greenlandic foreign policy in Politicia, Denmark’s leading political science journal.
The Karolinska Institute-DIS Fellowship is a co-funded, merit-based fellowship covering tuition fees for two semesters to any of Karolinska Institute’s ten Global Master’s Programs. The fellowship is available annually to DIS alumni who studied in either Stockholm or Copenhagen.
Staff and faculty from all DIS offices participated in discussions and sessions focusing on diversity, inclusion, and equity at an organization-wide workshop.
The DIS Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Charlotte Mark, Managing Director at Microsoft Development Copenhagen, has been appointed Chair at the Board’s annual meeting on April 26, 2021. The Board also reappointed Ian Samuel Terkildsen as Vice Chair.
For six weeks this fall, more than 200 faculty and staff in Stockholm and Copenhagen participated in the biggest academic collaboration initiative in DIS history.
DIS faculty member, Dr. Kristine Freude, and three DIS Research Assistants published their research on neurodegenerative diseases in the World Journal of Stem Cells.
Several DIS staff and faculty attended the virtual conference in October, titled Amplifying Voices: Moving from Rhetoric to Systemic.
Academic Director, Helle Rytkønen and Associate Academic Director, Tina Mangieri have been published in the edited volume Undergraduate Research Abroad: Approaches, Models, and Challenges.
DIS alum, Kristen Andersen, Haverford College, was awarded the new fellowship to pursue a master’s in Global Health at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.