- Visit some of the world’s most progressive sustainability initiatives in Copenhagen, such as offshore windmill parks, district heating plants, and urban gardens
- Create your own strategic plan for a sustainable future by drawing on classroom experiences, Field Studies, and Study Tour visits
- Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours to Danish and European destinations with cutting-edge sustainability strategies
Is This Program For You?
It’s a good fit if you study:
- Environmental Studies
- Food Science
- Public Policy
I’ve learned about renewable energy before, but there was still a lot left to the imagination. We got up close and personal with renewable energy projects, including a wind farm and district heating plants that use solar energy and biomass.”
– Zade, Carnegie Mellon University
Why Study Sustainability in Copenhagen?
- In 2016, bikes surpassed cars with 265,700 bikes to 252,600 cars
- Copenhagen is working hard to become the world’s first carbon neutral capital by 2025, and independent from fossil fuels by 2050
- The Danish Government is aiming to turn 50% of Danish electricity consumption into off-shore wind power by 2030
- The city is a world leader in climate change adaptation; it has agreed to develop 300 construction projects to adapt to the effects of climate change and make the city more resilient to extreme flooding