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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 with Local Students, Camping, Dormitory/Residence Hall, Homestay
Approved by: A&S, AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA Minimum Student Status: junior, senior
Program Advisor: Alayne Prine Curricular Highlights: Economics & Business, Politics/Policy/Law
Program Description:
European Politics 
The European integration has been the most decisive development to transform Europe since World War II. We examine the current challenges faced by Europe such as Brexit, the refugee crisis, as well as the aftermath of the financial crisis in relation to the Euro.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Negotiate politics as a European diplomat in a simulation game, exploring the forces reshaping Europe’s future
  • Gain an insider’s perspective on local politics during Field Studies such as visiting the Danish Foreign Ministry and Parliament
  • Bring theory to life by traveling on course-integrated Study Tours to visit key European political institutions and decision makers
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • International Relations
  • Political Science

CORE COURSE

The European Game of Politics: Crisis and Survival
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
The European Union has been called an Unidentified Political Object (UPO) because it is less than a federal state, but more than a federation of states. Therefore, the European game of politics is rather special with deep impacts on the present EU crisis and the future of EU survival. This course offers a broad study of the EU, including historical development, governing institutions, political processes, economic cooperation and challenges as well as major policies and approaches to the present crisis, and teaches ‘how to play the game’ of politics in Europe. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Brussels 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Denmark-Northern Germany + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: Two political science courses at university level, with at least one focusing on either international relations or comparative politics. 

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SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AVAILABLE!
European Politics students are invited to apply for the Jacob Buksti Memorial Scholarship. This merit-based award honors a beloved former DIS faculty member, Jacob Buksti, who passed away in 2016. Jacob built a strong legacy in modern Danish politics and made a deep impact on the hundreds of DIS students he taught from 2003 to 2016. Find more information here!


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/17/2019 12/14/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/17/2019 05/09/2020
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** 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.