Why study computer science in Scandinavia with DIS?

With the ever-increasing speed of technological advancement in computer science, it is crucial to stay ahead of the curve. Our multidisciplinary computer science courses give you hands on experience with new advancements in the field, as well as direct access to European experts in the industry right now. 

Enhance your major with interesting core courses while exploring new academic areas

At DIS, you can choose from interesting core courses in Computer Science like Game Development or Artificial Neural Networks. But you can also pick from a huge range of other elective courses. Interested in the history of Vikings? What about psychology? Or environmental science?

Whatever you choose, you are guaranteed to be gaining vital knowledge and can transfer your skills and credits back home.

Work with cutting edge technology

Learning should be hands on. That’s why at DIS, you’ll get to take your learning outside of the classroom. Visit labs, workshops, and companies to expand your knowledge in a real-life setting.

Your core course includes travelling to London or Berlin on study tour to put theory to the test. See what Europe has to offer at the forefront of research and innovation.

Gain an international network and learn from the best

Our faculty teach what they do, which means they actually work in the field. So you studies won’t just be about what’s in the textbook – learn from actual experience, gain a unique perspective and work with your future mentors and colleagues.

What are the benefits of studying computer science abroad?
Scandinavia is known for investing heavily in this area with specialized educations and public funds for tech startups, making it a unique place to study computer science. There is a strong tradition for entrepreneurship using IT, where many successful and internationally used applications have been created, such as Skype, Endomondo, and Podio.

The region has fostered a number of famous computer scientists, such as the inventor of the C++ programming language and the author of the V8 JavaScript engine used in Google Chrome.
What computer science courses are available?
DIS Copenhagen offers two signature Core Courses in computer science as well as a number of elective courses. The two multidisciplinary Core Courses are Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning and Game Development: Programming and Practice.

In fall 2023, Computer Science will also open as an academic program at DIS Stockholm! The Core Course in Stockholm is Machine Learning.
Who are the faculty?
All DIS computer science faculty have advanced degrees from renowned institutions, and real-life experience from working with computer science in a professional setting. They have a deep understanding of the topics they cover and are able to tailor their teaching to students’ interests because of the small class sizes.
How do I apply?
The DIS application process varies by university and, in some cases, by the term and program of study. We are here to walk you through the process, it’s easy!

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Are there scholarships?
We understand that study abroad can be an expensive endeavor, and we are here to help alleviate financial barriers in order to make this experience a reality for you. DIS offers need and merit-based awards and is committed to supporting students with limited financial resources, from diverse backgrounds, and/or underrepresented populations in study abroad. On average, over 50% of all students receive financial support from DIS.

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