Loyola University Maryland

International Programs

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)-Copenhagen, Denmark


  • DIS: Danish Institute for Study Abroad;
  • Affiliated with University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business School;
  • For English speaking students in their third or fourth year;
  • All courses are taught in English by Danish professors on staff or recruited from Copenhagen universities; and
  • DIS hosts 700 students each semester from over 100 different universities.


  • Denmark has 5.3 million people, Copenhagen has 1.8 million;
  • Denmark is a member of the E.U. and of NATO;
  • The DIS buildings are in the Old City, medieval Copenhagen; and
  • Several classrooms are in the buildings of the University of Copenhagen.


  • Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be considered.
  • Courses are worth 3 credits.
  • Academic areas are: art history, biology, business, communications, Danish, education, English Literature, health sciences, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology.
  • Course list will be distributed.
  • Study tours and field study visits are part of the academies.
  • Optional Study Tours or Adventure Tours (Russia, Turkey, Italy, Greenland, Scotland) are run by DIS for an extra charge at cost.


  • All housing is between 15- 70 minutes away from DIS
  • Housing is with Danish host families, Danish roommate or with other students in other student housings

Program Dates (Tentative)

  • Fall: late August–December
  • Spring: mid January–late May

*Airfare is not included with this program.

Application Dates

  • All applications are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday after Thanksgiving break of the sophomore year for both Spring and Fall semesters.