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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: CMC applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 11/05/2018 01/11/2019 05/12/2019
Fact Sheet:
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Housing: Apartment, Home Stay, On Campus Residence Hall Language Pre-Requisites: None
Language of Instruction: English CMC GPA Requirement: 9.0 for Fall Study and 8.5 for Spring Study
Program GPA Requirement: 9.0 Internships Available: Internships are approved for .5 CMC credit when registered for the internship seminar course.
Class Status: Junior, Senior Subjects Offered: Biology, Pre-Health, Science, Social Policy & Administration, Sociology
On-site semester-long required language course: Danish Additional Pre-Requisites: none
Program Description:
Public Health
Northern European healthcare systems are currently facing rising costs, aging populations, and socio-economic inequality. Analyze and debate these challenges and their interplay with the organization, financing, and prioritization within the systems.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Examine what determines the setting of priorities for healthcare provision and the relationship between the many stakeholders involved in policymaking and delivery of health services
  • Access real-life and current debates within the Danish healthcare system by presenting a semester-long research project in collaboration with a Danish public health institution
  • While on course-integrated study tours, compare and contrast national healthcare systems in Eastern and Western Europe 
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you study:
  • Public health
  • Public policy
  • Global health
  • Pre-medicine/health science

CORE COURSE

Health Delivery and Prioritization
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Different countries choose different approaches to the provision of healthcare. Through this course, you gain insight into how healthcare is organized and financed in Denmark and Northern Europe, and you investigate the impact of the social, economic, and political history on the present systems. You analyze principles of priority-setting in health care, and discuss and assess possible solutions to challenges such as aging populations, inequality in health and rising healthcare expenditures.
Week-Long Study Tour: Helsinki-Tallinn 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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