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DIS: Biomedicine
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Danish Institute for Study Abroad 
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
Open to:
junior, senior
Program Advisor: Stephen Capobianco
Program Description:
Delve into biotechnology-based methods for disease treatment and the dynamics of drug discovery and development, and build your perspective on the relationship between academia and the biotech industry. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Gain insight into world-leading biotechnology research, development, and academia on faculty-led study tours 
  • Get hands-on experience through the Drug Development Project by interviewing and researching a Scandinavian biomedical company about their products and labs
  • Learn about the biology behind new-generation biopharmaceuticals from leaders on field studies to companies and research institutions

STUDENT PROFILE
The program is right for you if you study biology, biochemistry, health science, or a similar discipline, and wish to acquire skills for a future career or graduate degree in the health professions or scientific research.

Biomedicine


CORE COURSE OVERVIEW

>> Medical Biotechnology and Drug Development
You will explore biotech opportunities and challenges within medicine, including side effects, antibodies, vaccines, stem cells, and the impact of genomics on drug discovery; delving into Danish and European pharmaceutical and biotech research case studies.

Credits: 3
Week-Long Study Tour: Edinburgh (Fall) or London (Spring)
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level.

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
Spring 2016 10/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 01/17/2016 05/17/2016

** 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. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.