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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
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing: 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
With its publicly financed, universal healthcare system, Denmark serves as a unique case study of the challenges and opportunities in public health issues.

In Denmark and across Europe, healthcare systems are facing rising costs, aging populations and inequality in health. Analyze and debate these challenges, while examining their interplay with the organization, financing and priority-setting of the various systems you encounter in class and on Study Tours. With its renowned system of extensive register-based population information, Denmark is a unique case study of how tracking health-related parameters over time can inform policy and decision-makers about important public health issues.

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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you study:
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Pre-Medicine/Health Science

CORE COURSES

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: Denmark 

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This program is currently not accepting applications.