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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: CU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Core Program Attributes: Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Housing Options: Apartment, Dormitory/Residence Hall, Homestay, Other
Approved by: A&S, AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA Minimum Student Status: junior, senior
Program Advisor: Alayne Prine Curricular Highlights: Politics/Policy/Law
Program Description:
**DIS Programs have rolling admissions and an overall admissions cap per semester.  Please be mindful of deadlines.  It is recommended that students who are applying to DIS Programs in Copenhagen have a back-up program in mind, as admissions is not guaranteed (even if you meet admissions requirements).
 
 

Justice & Human Rights 

Enhance your knowledge of international law and human rights by analyzing the legal aspects and political context behind major modern conflicts and human rights violations in Europe. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Build analytical skills focused around legal thinking and acquire tools to understand how legal methods can be applied in real-life examples using Danish and international case studies 
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours where you come face to face with current political tensions and issues of national identity 
  • Engage with experts in the field and discuss international conflicts, bringing professional perspectives to the classroom 

STUDENT PROFILE
The program is right for you if you study political science, international relations, government, human rights, pre-law, or global studies. The real world experience you will gain in this course is highly valuable if you are interested in applying to law school. 

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CORE COURSE 
Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Examine human rights and the laws of armed conflict as they apply to contemporary conflicts. Analyze current events such as piracy off the coast of Somalia, the killing of Osama Bin Laden, and recent European armed conflicts in a legal context. Develop an understanding of the legal aspects regulating modern conflicts and how they interact with the political environment. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Kosovo (Fall) or Bosnia (Spring) 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: A course in international relations or human rights at university level. 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/12/2019 05/12/2019

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.