Active Citizenship in DenmarkSummer Course

Major Discipline(s)
Education / Educational Studies, Political Science, Sociology
Location: Copenhagen
Session 1

Denmark is renowned for a strong civic society characterized by equality and social trust, but this is never a given. Democracy depends on citizens to actively engage in society. In this course, we discuss civic responsibility, social cohesion, and the importance of active citizenship. By visiting the community of a Danish højskole, you get to learn alongside Danish students.

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Ditte Marie Egebjerg-Rantzau

DIS Summer Faculty

Cand.mag. (Scandinavian Philology and French, University of Copenhagen, 2001). Studied French Literature at the University of Montpellier 1994-1995. Teacher of Danish to foreigners, mainly in private organizations, since 2002. With DIS since 2006.

Mette Jungersen

DIS Summer Faculty

MA (Russian Language and Literature, University of Copenhagen, 2012). Teacher of Danish Language and Literature, Saint Petersburg University of Telecommunication, 2006. Assistant at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of European Neighborhood and Russia, 2006-2009. With DIS since 2008.