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DIS: Copenhagen, Gender & Sexuality Studies
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:
AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA
Minimum Student Status:
junior, senior
Program Advisor: Alayne Prine Curricular Highlights: Politics/Policy/Law, Research
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 core topics within gender and sexuality studies in the context of Scandinavia and Europe, well-known for gender equality, queer activism, and liberal policies.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
• Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on study tours to Sweden and Berlin, queer capital of Europe, to explore LGBTQ spaces, histories, and activism
• Panels on local burning issues such as dating, public displays of affection, gender roles, breastfeeding, trans life and paternity leave
• A Gender Bender Workshop with the local drag community immerses you in a real life experience with an academic lens to explore use of clothing, body language, and gestures to decode your own and others’ genders and sexualities

STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you study gender studies, queer theory, women’s studies, anthropology, sociology, or human rights.

GSS

CORE COURSE OVERVIEW
>> LGBTQ in Europe: Theories, Communities, and Spaces
This course explores the cultural, social, political, and activist aspects of queer life in modern Scandinavian societies. You look critically at the evolution and epistemology of queer theory and develop a vocabulary that deconstructs notions of normality in all its forms, but with a focus on gendered and sexual norms.

Credits: 3
Week-Long Study Tour: Berlin
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen

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.