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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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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Core Program Attributes: Direct Enrollment
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Apartment with Local Students, Camping, Dormitory/Residence Hall, Homestay
Click here for a definition of this term Approved by: AAP, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Student Status: junior, senior
Program Advisor: Alayne Prine Curricular Highlights: Sustainability
Program Description:
Urban Studies
Discover how the city has become the focal point for cultural expression, social change, and political tension. Often symbolizing opportunity and upward mobility, the city promises a better life while also creating challenges and alienation.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use Copenhagen as your classroom on Field Studies that explore its innovative urban change from an industrialized welfare state to a cutting-edge, sustainable, resilient, and livable city
  • Engage in a dynamic dialogue with a variety of guest lecturers including local historians, sociologists, and urban planners
  • Travel with your faculty and classmates on course-integrated Study Tours to compare how cities develop their infrastructure in Eastern and Western Europe
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Anthropology
  • Environmental studies
  • Urban Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

CORE COURSE

The European Urban Experience: Why Cities Matter
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Cities are both creative and destructive friction machines, full of contradictory tensions, goals, and visions about what constitutes the good life. This course examines the driving forces of this friction within a European context, including social, economic, environmental, technical, cultural, historical, and spatial influences. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Barcelona or Budapest-Vienna 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Northern Germany + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.