Pre-Departure Advising (Semester)

Pre-Departure Advising

Preparing to Study at DIS

DIS North American Office

The DIS North American Office staff is available to answer any questions you might have before leaving for Copenhagen! If you should need help after reading through these pre-departure resources, be sure to contact them by calling 800-247-3477 or emailing dis@umn.edu.

DIS Pre-Departure Handbook

Scour the pages of our On-Site & Pre-Departure Handbook to read a plethora of information. The handbook is chock-full of insider advice, so it will also be helpful to you once you have arrived.

Download our DIS Copenhagen Pre-Departure Handbook (PDF)

Your DIS Registration

Your Student Registration acts as a checklist of what information you must submit to DIS. Be sure to complete the ‘Required Steps’ components of registration as soon as possible.

Access your Student Registration here

Communication from DIS

Check your email regularly! You are responsible for staying up-to-date on pre-departure communication from DIS. Set up your email account to accept emails from ‘@dis.dk’, and look for the following:

  • From registration to arrival: DIS will send newsletters of important arrival and registration information as well as helpful pre-departure advice
  • Six to eight weeks before arrival: DIS will issue invoices either to you directly or to your home university
    Learn more on the Tuition and Fees pages
  • Ten days before arrival: DIS will email your DIS arranged housing placement