Why study Neuroscience and Psychology in Scandinavia with DIS?


Step ahead of the curve and examine the latest theory, research, and practice in your field with an emphasis on Scandinavian and European perspectives. Our multidisciplinary courses give you hands-on experience with psychology and neuroscience in Stockholm and Copenhagen.

Choose from a wide range of interesting core courses like Cyberpsychology, Neuroscience of Emotion or Psychopharmacology to deepen your knowledge and contribute to your major. Add on whatever elective courses catch your fancy from gender studies to Scandinavian design to the politics and ethics of food. 

Apply your learning to the real-world and get up close and personal with the latest technology and breakthroughs. You’ll work in labs, institutes and more, with the faculty who have careers in the field. 

Make Scandinavia your home base and Europe your classroom with study tours to Athens, Florence, Paris, Edinburgh or Amsterdam. 

What are the benefits of studying neuroscience and psychology abroad?
Scandinavia is known for its liberal policies, innovation, and high level of academic freedom. Students and teachers alike can express their opinions openly, and discussions are encouraged.

As a student at DIS, you have ample opportunity to tap into neuroscience and psychology theory and developments in Scandinavia and greater Europe through classes, Field Studies, and course-integrated Study Tours. This knowledge gives you new perspectives and knowledge that will benefit your academic career and set you apart.
What neuroscience and psychology courses are available?
DIS offers signature Core Courses as well as elective courses in neuroscience and psychology across Stockholm and Copenhagen.

Psychology Core Courses at DIS Stockholm
Forensic Psychology
Positive Psychology

Neuroscience Core Courses at DIS Stockholm
Cognitive Neuroscience of Addiction
Neuroscience of Emotion

Psychology Core Courses at DIS Copenhagen
European Clinical Psychology
Positive Psychology

Neuroscience Core Courses at DIS Copenhagen
Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness
Cognitive Neuroscience of Creativity
Psychopharmacology: Substances and the Brain Core Course
Who are the faculty?
All DIS neuroscience and psychology faculty have advanced degrees from renowned institutions, and real-life experience from working with neuroscience or psychology 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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