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Nordic Mythology

The religion and worldview of the pre-Christian Scandinavians is reflected in the mythology preserved in medieval texts and poems from the Viking Age. This course is based on readings of these primary texts and the Icelandic…

Nordic Mythology, summer study abroad at DIS Copenhagen

Understanding Terrorism: Causes, Solutions, and Dilemmas

Terrorism is a contemporary problem that should not be neglected. The discourse on terrorism, however, is often simplified; disregarding important questions such as factors or root causes, potentially increasing political conflicts and generating terrorism. This course…

Medical Diagnostics

This course provides a unique opportunity to understand the rationale behind the design of multiple diagnostic tools used to predict, prevent, diagnose, and optimally treat disease. The emphasis is on the development and selection of appropriate…

Medical Diagnostics Summer DIS Stockholm

Social Change and Active Citizenship

Democracy depends on citizens to actively engage in society. In this course, we discuss social change and cohesion, civic responsibility, and the importance of active citizenship. How can we engage responsibly with others? How can we…

DIS Summer, Copenhagen, Active Citizenship

Strategies for Urban Livability

This is an interdisciplinary course, which alternates between scales of public space and street design to urban policy and planning. It aims to equip you with a foundation of critical thinking and engagement in the creation…

Storytelling Through Photography

Photographs tell stories in ways words cannot, and this class invites you to fully immerse yourself in Swedish life and tell stories with your camera. Together, we utilize photography as a means of making sense of…

DIS Summer Storytelling Through Photography

Sports Medicine: Performance and Fatigue

The course covers a general introduction to anatomy, kinesiology, and the biomechanics of human movement. You are introduced to analyses of movement in regard to dysfunctions that increase risk of injury. The effects of fatigue are…

Social Brain: Neuropsychology of Social Behaviors

The goal of this course is to explore the neural basis of human social interaction. We study how social psychology and neuroscience inform our understanding of social behavior, with each discipline offering a unique and complementary…

Psychology of Criminal Behavior

Why do people offend? Can we predict who the victims will be? This course applies psychological/criminological theory and research methods to the understanding of criminality, and its consequences, assessment, treatment, and prevention. Mental disorders and their…

DIS Copenhagen, Psychology of Criminal Behavior

Positive Psychology

This course combines a study of theory, research, and application in the rapidly growing field of positive psychology. You critically examine the psychology of well-being with both its possibilities and limitations, focusing on topics such as…

Positive Psychology, Summer Course