In October, DIS hosted the biannual International Educators Workshop (IEW) at DIS in both Copenhagen and Stockholm, welcoming a fantastic group of education abroad professionals and faculty from 19 partner institutions.
News from DIS
Last weekend, Furman University hosted the South Carolina Lessons From Abroad conference for returning students.
DIS faculty are influential in their professions and often recognized for their work. Read more to see what a few faculty have recently accomplished.
A double-page spread photograph features the interior design of DIS Stockholm’s campus in Architects Sweden’s Industry Report 2018.
Students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison organized and performed a spoken word show at Sorte Firkant café in Nørrebro this summer.
DIS staff Maja Sbahi Biehl and Jen Duncan-Bendix, and visiting Elon University faculty Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler publish paper on experiential learning.
Faculty Anne Okkels Birk speaks on Demark’s Radio24syv about the Danish Minister of Justice’s views on the Danish prison system.
Students Meet the Danish Prime Minister While Participating in One of Denmark’s Largest Democracy Festivals
The DIS Summer Session 1 course, Active Citizenship in Denmark, took students on a Field Study to the island of Fyn to participate in one of the largest democracy festivals in Denmark.
DIS students and their faculty were recently featured in the local paper called Hvidovre Avis during their Environmental Philosophy course’s Field Study to Køge Bay Strandpark. While on the trip, they toured artificial coastal islands made…
Lisa Abend’s article “The Tourism Trap” makes the spotlight on the cover of the newest issue of Time Magazine.
Last week, 153 students in this summer’s Session 4: Architecture & Design displayed their final projects at the annual Architecture and Design Final Showcase. 50 pieces of newly designed and built furniture, and close to 150…
Our local expert on all things gardening, DIS Faculty, Toby Musgrave, has published a new book Green Escapes: The Guide to Secret Urban Gardens. The book explores over 260 green spaces – parks, courtyards, terraces, and…
This year marked the first DIS Refugee Program, an initiative to help highly skilled refugees integrate into the Danish labor market.
DIS Faculty Helle Pagter screens her documentary, “Travels to the Dance Within (Dansen i os),” at Copenhagen’s Ballet Festival 2018.
DIS faculty members select students who exemplify engaged learners to receive the Academic Excellence award for their program. Last spring, DIS Faculty selected students that demonstrated motivation and intelligence in their courses, fostered collaborative learning environments,…
Even though you are flying across the world to study abroad in Scandinavia, it doesn’t mean you can’t bring your extracurricular interests with you. Spring 2018 student Kate S. not only continued to explore her interest…
DIS welcomed Pediatric Neurologist Karl Sallin to speak at one of the Academic Seminars hosted in the spring semester.
Every year, DIS Copenhagen holds an event for families who have opened their doors to our students for a minimum of five semesters.
Benno Lüders represented DIS at this year’s educational roundtable at Nordic Game Jam StartUp Conference at the IT University of Copenhagen.
At the End of the Semester Showcase, students presented their final research projects, photo exhibitions, videos, and art installations to host families, friends and classmates, DIS staff and faculty.