We have some new academic updates! The following is an overview of all that is new to our curriculum at DIS Copenhagen through spring 2024.
DIS Copenhagen is excited to announce one new program!
Politics & Security – starts fall 2023
This program replaces the current European Politics and Terrorism & Security programs in Copenhagen. The new program has two Core Courses.
Politics & Security examines how the EU functions, and focuses on the main political and security dilemmas in Europe. Students examine the impact of cybersecurity and cyberwarfare, and learn about the effects of migration and energy security on Europe.
- Learn more on the Politics and Security program page
- Read about the Core Course European Game of Politics: Crisis and Survival, the Core Course Week Study Tour to Northern Germany, and the Week-Long Study Tour to Brussels
- Learn more about the Core Course Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism from a European Perspective, the Core Course Week Study Tour to Denmark, and the Week-Long Study Tour to Belfast-Dublin
New Core Course
A new Core Course has been added to the Justice and Human Rights program. The course starts in fall 2023.
- Read about the new Core Course Fleeing Across Borders: International Refugee Law, the Core Course Week Study Tour to Southern Sweden, and the Week-Long Study Tour to Greece
New Elective Courses at DIS Copenhagen
- Citizen Science on Biodiversity and Climate Change – starts spring 2023
- Democracies at Risk in Europe – starts spring 2023
- Eco-Psychology – starts fall 2023
- Ethics of Travel – starts fall 2023
- Feminist Activism in Denmark – Visiting Faculty Course! Spring 2023 only
- Geoeconomics: The Economics and Politics of the Emerging Global Disorder – Visiting Faculty Course! Spring 2023 only
- Global Supply Chain Management – starts spring 2023
- Gut Reaction: How Human Microbes Shape Our Lives – starts fall 2023
- Psychology of Eating Disorders – starts spring 2023
- Under the Influence: Alcohol, Drugs, and Young Adulthood – starts fall 2023
DIS Lab & Research Opportunities
Students can gain international lab experience or join an engaged community of scholars across various disciplines to collaborate on their research project as a Research Assistant. Enrollment is competitive and requires an additional application during registration with DIS. Some prerequisites may apply.
- Lab Opportunities (click to see current lab opportunities available)
- Research Assistantships (click to see current research opportunities available)
Students can enroll in one of our 3-credit Exploration Electives, which give them the opportunity to learn first-hand beyond the walls of a classroom and includes travel to another European city – at no extra cost.
- Battlefield Europe: Military History of World War II with a travel component to Normandy, France
- Curating in Europe with a travel component to Berlin, Germany
- Disaster Management Leadership with a travel component to Lisbon, Portugal
- Integrated Climate Change Planning with a travel component to Bordeaux, France
- Investing for Impact and Change with a travel component to London, UK