Prostitution and the Sex Trade in EuropeSemester Course

Prostitution & the Sex Trade
Week-Long Study Tour
Amsterdam/the Hague
Core Course Week Study Tour
Southern Sweden or Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Gender Studies, Public Policy, Sociology
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

Focus on prostitution and sex work in Europe as a starting point and then expand to countries globally. Gain insight into historical, cultural, legal, and political aspects of prostitution and examine current and future consequences of the varying national approaches across Europe. You also examine prostitution from different perspectives ranging from that of sex workers, customers, and anti-trafficking advocacy groups, to law enforcement officials and politicians.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Human Rights, Legal Studies


Nazila Kivi

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Nazila Kivi holds a B.Sc. in Public Health with Gender Certificate from Copenhagen University, and an M.A. in Cultural Encounters and Communication from Roskilde University. She has worked as a sex-ed instructor for more than 9 years and currently works as an educator, writer, translator and communicator of feminist theory through different media such as podcasts, Salon Hysteria, collaborations with Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology and as a literary critic for Danish daily Politiken. Keywords: reproductive justice, migration, decolonial studies, arts-based, collaborative methods, intersectionality, re-thinking the “human”. With DIS since 2022

Deivida Vandzinskaite

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (Education, Siauliai University, Lithuania, 2011), focus on the cross-cultural use of service learning in higher education. M.A. (Social Anthropology and Sociology, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, 2006). Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar, Siauliai University, 2007-2013. Visiting scholar at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, 2008-2012. Research experience on the national and international level covering topics related to cultural diversity and cross-cultural issues, gender and family studies, global diffusion of educational models, and voluntary participation in Europe. With DIS since 2013.