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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • 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 2020 10/11/2019 ** 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:
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: Earth Science, Environmental Studies, Management
On-site semester-long required language course: Danish Additional Pre-Requisites: none
Program Description:
Sustainability
Sustainable development is one of the most important and hotly debated topics of the 21st century. In Denmark and Europe, strategizing sustainability initiatives is a priority, from energy consumption to food production.

Experience new approaches to sustainability from the European perspective and hear from the stakeholders shaping today’s agendas.

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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science
  • Public Policy
  • Sustainability

CORE COURSES

Sustainable Development in Northern Europe
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course enhances your understanding of the divergent goals and complex processes associated with sustainable development from a European perspective. Specific focus is given to the interplay between social, political, and economic issues and environmental concern. You are introduced to a broad range of Danish and European stakeholders currently shaping the sustainability agenda, and encouraged to identify your own values and strategies for a sustainable future.
Week-Long Study Tour: Sweden or Germany or Norway  
Core Course Week: Southern Denmark or Southern Sweden or Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

Sustainable Food: Production and Consumption
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
This course focuses on concrete and innovative solutions that reshape our connection to food. These solutions recognize and address the environmental and social impacts of food. Critical questions include: What is the true cost of food? How can we achieve more sustainable diets while producing less waste? Does food activism make a difference? What do pioneering restaurants and food entrepreneurs teach us? How do cities help shape more sustainable food practices?
Week-Long Study Tour: Italy  
Core Course Week: Denmark

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