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DIS: Communication (Copenhagen)
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/15/2018
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Rolling Admission 01/11/2019 05/12/2019

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Program Provider:
DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad
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Program Term(s):
Semester/Year
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Minimum Class Standing:
Junior, Senior
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Minimum GPA:
3.00
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Prerequisites:
No
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Previous Language Study Req?:
No
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Language courses offered:
Danish
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Housing Options:
Apartment (Shared), Dormitory, Homestay, Other
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Areas of Study:
Communication, Journalism, Media Studies
Program Design: Study Center, Theme based
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Additional Program Options:
Community Engagement, Field Study
Program Description:
Program Description:
Communication 
Place yourself in the center of the European communication landscape to understand how to communicate across cultures, hone your critical media literacy, or gain knowledge of new media trends and public relations in Europe.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Engage in discussions with people from other cultural and communicative backgrounds, and with leading experts from Danish media, business, and government during guest lectures and Field Studies
  • Collaborate with Danes and fellow students in the production of video projects, communication campaigns, photo essays, and other media projects
  • Travel in Europe on course-integrated Study Tours with your classmates and DIS faculty to explore current media and communication trends and challenges
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Journalism
  • Media Studies
  • Marketing
  • Political science
  • Public Relations

CORE COURSE OPTIONS

Communication and Conflict: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
We live in paradoxical times: technology-driven globalization constantly reduces differences between cultures and online communication has become universal and omnipresent, but cultural and ethnic tensions appear to be on the rise. What is the role of communication in not just helping to resolve but sometimes also in acerbating such conflicts? Drawing on theory and methodology from diverse fields we examine cultural and related differences in communication, we investigate cultural misunderstandings and conflicts in two contrasting European contexts covering four distinct countries: Denmark, Sweden, the UK, and Ireland.
Week-Long Study Tour: Belfast-Dublin
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 


New Media and Changing Communities 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
How does new media facilitate or challenge collaboration, community building, and future scenarios? The ambition of this course is to understand the contemporary importance of media in creating communities and collaboration. We draw on European theories of communication and hands-on activities, and examine the kinds of community and collaboration that are thriving due to online culture. The course also focuses on the controversy of surveillance, privacy, and the darknet – the dark side of the web. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Dublin 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 


Strategic Communication
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course introduces you to the field of strategic communication in Denmark and the UK. Through Field Studies, case studies, guest lectures, and Study Tours, you gain first-hand knowledge of how communication professionals work. Classes are built around Danish and European case studies, giving you a framework to evaluate and create strategic communication campaigns to prepare you for strategic communication tasks in the real world.
Week-Long Study Tour: London 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

Visit our website to view the full list of over 250 additional elective courses!


For Gustavus Adolphus students: DIS uses US semester credits. Each GAC unit = 4 US semester credits. Thus, most DIS courses, which are worth 3 US semester credits each, are worth 0.75 GAC units. Be sure to discuss the irregular unit totals with your advisors as you select courses.

 

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