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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/21/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Housing: Home Stay 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 On-site semester-long required language course: Danish
Additional Pre-Requisites: none
Program Description:

Experience Europe through a literary lens as you read, discuss, and analyze some of the continent’s finest and boldest authors and poets. Join contemporary discussions in literary studies and gain unique insight by focusing on the interrelation between text and place. 

  • Meet with Danish and Russian contemporary authors, poets, and scholars, and build the analytical framework to articulate your own critical voice in an ongoing literary conversation 
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to walk in the footsteps of prominent writers and their protagonists, and experience cities as places haunted by myths and intertextual references 
  • Discover the literary underground scene of Copenhagen by engaging in the city’s many readings, festivals, and literary venues 

This program is right for you if you study literature, English, or related disciplines with a strong interest in the great works of European literature. 



A Sense of Place in European Literature 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course explores the interrelation between place and text to introduce new perspectives on European literature. You will engage in dialogue on some of the great voices of Europe, from Dostoevsky to contemporary Nordic and post-communist authors. 
Week-Long Study Tour: St. Petersburg 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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