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Lisbon

This course deepens as we travel to southern Europe for completely new encounters with music. Lisbon is home to a lively, overflowing scene, with festivals and concerts on every corner. We experience an abundance of musical…

Songwriting Workshop: Swedish Pop Music

In this music course, you are trained in songwriting in a masterclass setting. The course is taught at your individual level and may include voice training, accompaniment, and music production. You learn different writing techniques and…

Paris

This week-long Study Tour is designed to show you different aspects of affective neuroscience and illustrate the connections between research and treatment. You step into the world of affective neuroscience by touring labs, visiting therapists, and…

Affective Neuroscience: Emotions, Cognition, and Behavior

How do we understand the interplay of human emotions and their neural networks? This course applies findings from the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience and the psychological study of, cognition, emotion, and personality. Basic, complex, and social…

Florence

For the Study Tour, the classroom moves to Florence, Italy, where we study modern and historical leaders, entrepreneurs, and artists in search of the key to leadership and strategic planning. The Renaissance began in Florence in the…

Strategy and Leadership

Strategic planning is an essential skill for 21st-century leaders. Explore the concepts of leadership and strategic planning in Scandinavian and European contexts, critique actual strategic plans, and conduct real-life strategic exercises. Discuss the past, current, and…

Political Extremism and the Threat to Democracy

The surge in polarization and populism is the most important political development of the 21st century. What are the major causes of the increase in polarization and populism? What are the likely consequences of these developments?…

Budapest

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is a panoramic city with a rich cultural life and dynamic political environment. Under its current leader, Victor Orban, Hungary has emerged as the champion of a political trajectory known as…

Glued to the Screen: TV Shows, Norms, and Culture

From broadcast syndication to Netflix binge-watching, our experience with television is dynamic and evolving. Yet, what persists is its power to shape our societies’ gender roles, race relations, class divisions, sexual norms, and values. This course…

Norway

Although Norway’s economy is highly dependent on oil and gas, the country has heavily invested in renewable energy. Currently, 98% of the electricity production in Norway is covered by hydroelectric power, with ongoing development of onshore…