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International Programs

DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavian, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • DIS: Study Abroad Scandinavia 
  • DIS offers a range of classes at several Danish universities, including Copenhagen University,
    Copenhagen Business School, the Royal Danish Academy of Music, and the Technical University of Denmark.
  • For English speaking students in their third or fourth year;
  • All courses are taught in English by local practitioners and professors; and
  • DIS hosts 1200 students each semester from over 140 different universities.


Harbor view.

  • Denmark has 5.3 million people, Copenhagen has 1.8 million;
  • Denmark is a member of the E.U. and of NATO;
  • The DIS buildings are in the Old City, medieval Copenhagen; and
  • Several classrooms are in the buildings of the University of Copenhagen.


  • Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be considered.
  • Courses are worth 3 credits.
  • Academic areas are: art history, biology, business, communications, Danish, education, English Literature, health sciences, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology.
  • Course list will be distributed.
  • Study tours and field study visits are part of the academics.
  • Optional Study Tours (with associated credit-bearing course) and DIScovery Trips to numerous locations throughout Europe are run by DIS for an
    extra charge at cost.

Disclaimer: In case of strikes or unexpected disruption to the academic semester Loyola University will work with the host university abroad to provide additional support or other academic arrangements to enable students to complete their coursework in agreement with the rules and regulations of the host university and the laws of the host country.  Loyola University Maryland will not makes any changes to its course, grade, or credit transfer policies following such circumstances.

Garden in Denmark.


  • All housing is between 15- 70 minutes away from DIS
  • DIS has several different housing options, including Homestays, Rented Rooms, Residential
    Communities, Living & Learning Communities, and a Danish institution called a "Folkehøjskole." You can read
    more about DIS housing on their website here: https://disabroad.org/copenhagen/semester/housing/

Program Dates (Tentative)

  • Fall: late August–December
  • Spring: mid January–late May

*Airfare is not included with this program.



Application Requirements

Students must submit an online application AND a Course Planning form by 11:59 pm on the second Wednesday after Thanksgiving break of their sophomore year to study abroad in the fall or spring term of junior year. 

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Please keep in mind that study abroad information, dates, benefits, and fees are subject to change without notification. You are encouraged to contact the Office of International Programs directly for the most up-to-date information regarding any study abroad programs offered at Loyola.
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