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Research Assistant: Neurodegenerative Diseases

Kristine Freude’s laboratory focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, Glaucoma and epilepsy. Her groups work is centered on iPSC models of diseases and differentiation of such into neurons, astrocytes and microglia in mono, co-cultures and organoids. We are…

Food, Taste, and Waste

Sustainable development in food is becoming increasingly important in the agri-food sector and the global economy, in political debates, and in many consumers’ minds. In this course, we look into current sustainability trends in food consumerism…

DIS Care Team

Given the transitions, adjustments, and adaption you go through while studying abroad, it is important that you have support. If you have, or develop, mental or physical health issues, you have access to our Care Team…

The Student Hub

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

Globalization and European Economies

Explore the past, present, and future of globalization. Who gains, who loses, and how to deal with the current backlash against globalization? A special focus is on the European economies and the various challenges the EU…

Precision Medicine: Tailored Treatment in Clinical Practice

Standard clinical care is shifting its focus towards precision medicine, where the choice for treatment relies on the specific physiological and genetic characteristics of a given patient. This course covers current clinical practices within precision medicine…

Positive Organizational Psychology

Work settings have a significant impact on people’s lives but what makes a work-life worth living? How can we improve the effectiveness and people’s quality of life in organizations? This course links positive psychology and organizational…

Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness

Despite decades of scientific research and centuries of philosophical analysis, consciousness remains one of the greatest scientific challenges of our time. What is consciousness and which brain mechanisms shape the unique sense of self, implicit in…

Research Assistant: Neurometabolism in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Blanca Aldana’s laboratory (NeuroMet) focuses on the study of brain energy and neurotransmitter metabolism and its impact on neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia. Presently, the investigations in NeuroMet take advantage of diverse…

Summer 2021: Study Tours

Included in Sessions 2 and 3 as well as the Architecture and Design Session, course-integrated Study Tours form a central part of your DIS academic experience.