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Philosophy of Technology and Human Values

Technology has increasingly been enhancing our experiences, fulfilling our desires, and broadening our abilities, both on a large scale and in the daily lives of individuals. Do we control technology or does it control us? How…

Data Visualization

Visual representations of vast and complex arrays of data can change the way we understand and respond to everyday life. Interactive maps of the US presidential election, for example, have allowed us to track vote counting…

Expense Refunds for Students

Throughout the semester, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to get a reimbursement from DIS for something that you have paid yourself, but that DIS will cover as part of the comprehensive…

DIS Care Team

Living in a new culture and having new experiences can be as challenging as it is exciting. Given the transitions, adjustments, and adaption you go through while studying abroad, it is important that you have support.…

The Student Hub

The Student Hub is your entry point to DIS resources and services while you are abroad.

Research Assistant: Understanding Human Behavior in Games

At the Games & Society Lab at Uppsala University, Joshua Juvrud takes an individualistic approach using psychological methods to understand better how different game players (with different personalities, traits, and experiences) interact with various game mechanics,…

Living Expenses in Stockholm and Budgeting Abroad

Managing your finances is an important part of your study abroad experience; we want to equip you with the tools and information you need to feel confident in budgeting before and during your semester. How Much…

Students from Entry Visa-Free Countries

As a DIS student studying abroad in Sweden, you are required to apply for and obtain the necessary documentation to reside in Sweden legally. The guidelines outlined on this page are relevant to students from Entry…

Students from Entry Visa-Required Countries

As a DIS student studying abroad in Sweden, you are required to apply for and obtain the necessary documentation to reside in Sweden legally. The guidelines outlined on this page are relevant to students from Entry…

Community Standards Policy

Students are expected to contribute to a positive community, where harassment and disruptive behavior are not tolerated and act in respectful and responsible ways toward each other. This includes DIS’ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion. Community conflict…

Study Break

You have a break to enjoy a week of downtime in Stockholm or travel on your own.

Travel Week 2

For some of you, you will be traveling on your mandatory DIS faculty-led Program Study Tour this week. These dates are set when you sign up for our Core Course within the DIS registration system. So…

Travel Week 1

For some of you, you will be traveling on your mandatory DIS faculty-led Program Study Tour this week. These dates are set when you sign up for our Core Course within the DIS registration system. So…

Core Course Week

During Core Course Week you will go on a faculty-led three-day study tour in Sweden or a neighboring country, and partake in a two-day seminar in Stockholm integrated into your Core Course curriculum. Your Core Course Week schedule will…

Classes Start

Most classes meet twice a week. Wednesdays are field study days in and around Stockholm, which form an integral part of your experiential learning.

Arrival Workshop

DIS provides you with a four-day Arrival Workshop, including an Opening Ceremony and important workshops containing all you need to know about being a DIS student, your housing, and life in Stockholm. Upon departure you will…