Danish Politics and SocietySemester Course

Danish Politics and Society, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
International Relations, Political Science, Sociology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course provides you with broad-ranging knowledge of Danish politics and society, exploring contemporary issues of the welfare state, immigration, and EU cooperation. It focuses on Danish political parties, NATO, and international relations vis-a-vis Danish values and national identity.


Brendan Sweeney

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (Political Science, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2005). Cand.mag. (Media Studies, University of Copenhagen, 1999). NCTJ Certificate in Journalism (Rathmines College of Journalism, Dublin, 1982). Worked as journalist for many years in different European countries. Information Officer and Project Manager, Danish Institute for Human Rights, 2007-2010. Teacher, International People’s College, 2010-2013. Published historical novel, Once in Another World (New Island, 2013). With DIS since 2013.

Communications, Brendan Sweeney