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DIS: Copenhagen, Environmental Science of the Arctic
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English
Core Program Attributes:
Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Housing Options:
Apartment, Dormitory/Residence Hall, Homestay, Other
Approved by:
A&S, AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA
Minimum Student Status:
junior, senior
Program Advisor: Alayne Prine Curricular Highlights: Natural Science, Research, Sustainability
Program Description:
**DIS Programs have rolling admissions and an overall admissions cap per semester.  Please be mindful of deadlines.  It is recommended that students who are applying to DIS Programs in Copenhagen have a back-up program in mind, as admissions is not guaranteed (even if you meet admissions requirements).
 
 
Explore climate change theory and other environmental issues through the lens of climate history in the Arctic, and examine the evidence on your study tour to Iceland or Greenland.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
• Learn from leading researchers in climate change theory and specialists from the world-renowned Center for Ice & Climate at the Niels Bohr Institute
• Join your DIS faculty on a course-integrated study tour to either the glaciers of Iceland or the ice sheet of Greenland
• Use Copenhagen and the region as your classroom through core course week and field studies to local institutions and unique geological locations to discuss topics in geology, climate research, and the environment

STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you study biology, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental science, or geology. You should be interested in the hard science behind climate change and combining field work with research in class.

ESA

CORE COURSE OVERVIEW
>> Glaciers and Human Impact: Icelandic Climate Change Case Study
This course focuses on the natural science and societal aspects of climate change with a case study from historic times. Take a journey from ancient times to the present through periods when the climate was strikingly different from today and examine the mechanisms and feedback governing the climate system. 

Credits: 3
Week-Long Study Tour: Iceland
Core Course Week: Study tour to Eastern Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Prerequisites: One semester of environmental or earth science at university level. One year of physics or chemistry at university level is highly recommended.

>> Ice Cores and Ice Ages: Greenlandic Climate Change Case Study
This course focuses on the natural science aspects of climate change during the prehistoric time with focus on the glacial and the deglaciation. You will examine climate mitigation and adaptation strategies through the study of past climate developments, especially throughout previous ice ages. 

Credits: 3
Week-Long Study Tour: Greenland
Core Course Week: Study tour to Eastern Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Prerequisites: One semester of environmental science or earth science at university level. One year of physics or chemistry at university level is highly recommended.

BUILD YOUR OWN CURRICULUM
DIS has over 200 elective courses for you to build your curriculum from after choosing your required core course. You have to opportunity to focus on your major or diversify by selecting any combination of courses based on your needs. 

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.