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DIS: International Business
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider:
DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad
Program Term(s):
Semester/Year
Minimum Class Standing:
Junior
Minimum GPA:
3.00
Prerequisites:
Yes
Previous Language Study Req?:
No
Language of Instruction:
English
Language courses offered:
Danish
Housing Options:
Apartment (Shared), Dormitory, Homestay, Other
Areas of Study:
Business, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing
Program Design: Study Center, Theme based
Additional Program Options:
Field Study, Volunteer
Program Description:
International Business

Whether you dream of building your career in the corporate world or becoming an entrepreneur, expand your knowledge and ability to analyze how European businesses operate. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Boost your resume by consulting with businesses and presenting solutions on real-life cases or developing a start-up project and pitching it to professionals 
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours and meet with leaders and decision makers in key business clusters or start-ups, using their insights to build your projects and for practical assignments 
  • Learn how to best articulate your enhanced cross-cultural leadership skills with DIS career workshops on international internships, resume building, and interviewing skills, as well as network with local professionals at DIS Career Night 

STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you are a student in business, economics, finance, marketing, management, or related disciplines, with a strong interest in acquiring business knowledge and skills from an international perspective. 

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CORE COURSE OPTIONS 

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course emphasizes innovative entrepreneurial action. The aim of the course is twofold: You will gain an understanding of innovation in various settings, particularly looking at new business models and emerging technologies. You will then work on a start-up project and learn to apply an entrepreneurial method based on fast iterations, structured customer engagement, prototyping, and pitching to investors. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Dublin 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Note: This course is cross-disciplinary, and you must be prepared to engage and take ownership of start-up projects. 
Recommendation: Entrepreneurship Practicum 

European Business Strategy: Case Studies
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Through business visits, case studies, and lectures, you will come to understand the European business environment and how it differs from the U.S. You will learn how companies are impacted by local business environments – a key skill in international business. A major element of the course is working with a business on a sponsored project and presenting a solution to the company at the end of the semester. 
Week-Long Study Tour (Preference of): Berlin-Prague or London or Helsinki-Riga 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: A microeconomics course, and either a macroeconomics or business course at university level. 

Visit disabroad.org for a 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.

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.