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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: History, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Design, Urban Studies
On-site semester-long required language course: Danish Additional Pre-Requisites: none
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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