Strategic CommunicationSemester Course

Week-Long Study Tour
Core Course Week Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Business, Communication, Public Relations
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course introduces you to the field of strategic communication in Denmark and the UK. Through Field Studies, case studies, guest lectures, and Study Tours, you gain first-hand knowledge of how communication professionals work. Classes are built around Danish and European case studies, giving you a framework to evaluate and create strategic communication campaigns to prepare you for strategic communication tasks in the real world.

I was fascinated to hear about the daily ‘routine’ while at The Guardian, especially as a newspaper in an increasingly digitized world. It was cool to hear from a member of the Social Media Team and then see her in their Snapchat Story minutes later!

Lindsay, University of Michigan



Benjamin Holk Henriksen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Master of Law (University of Copenhagen). M.B.A. (California State University). Certificate in Directing (University of California, Los Angeles). Co-owner of Holk & Lassenius, and together with Fredrik Lassenius, authored and produced the international leadership and marketing research project, ”The Mind of a Leader,” published as books and film series, including Philip Kotler, Anita Roddick, Philippe Starck, Michael Dukakis, and many more. With DIS since 2013.

Communicatins, Benjamin Holk Henriksen

Mie Oehlenschlager

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M.A., Modern Culture and Cultural Communication (University of Copenhagen, 2008), B.A. Comparative Literature (University of Copenhagen, 2003). Freelance writer and advisor - focusing on public and political agenda setting on topics related to cyber culture and children's digital rights. Years of professional experience with various elements of strategic communications from Campaigning and Fundraising at the Danish Refugee Council to CSR Advising and Public Affairs at WWF. Mie has worked with political communication for one of Denmark's strongest private lobby firms as well as working inside the political arena at the Communications Department for the Mayor under the Municipality of Copenhagen.