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DIS: Sociology (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 ** Rolling Admission 01/12/2019 05/11/2019

** 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.
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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
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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), Homestay, Other, Residence Hall
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Areas of Study:
Anthropology, Culture, Minority Studies, Political Science, Sociology
Program Design: Study Center, Theme based
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Additional Program Options:
Community Engagement, Field Study
Program Description:
Program Description:
Sociology
Globalization has dissolved old hierarchies and brought cultures closer together; however, this newfound cultural proximity has also created challenges of integration and migration facing Denmark and Europe today. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Through workshops with diverse guest speakers, take part in debates that handle the most current issues of our society 
  • During Core Course Week explore the transition of previously homogeneous Denmark and Sweden brought about by immigration from non-Western countries 
  • Travel on a faculty-led study tour to hear personal stories and explore current issues surrounding cultural divisions as well as political tensions 
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STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you study sociology, anthropology, political science, or international relations. You should have an interest in examining issues of immigration, integration, and social capital from a European perspective.

CORE COURSE

Cultural Diversity and Integration
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Debate whether a multicultural Europe is achievable given the current migrant crisis and Europe’s major culture clash. Focusing on Denmark and Italy, we will investigate the social, cultural, and political mechanisms lying at the heart of cultural conflicts and integration issues. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Italy 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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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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