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DIS: Communication
Copenhagen, Denmark
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Program Sponsor: Danish Institute for Study Abroad 
Program Dates &
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
 Lang. of Instruction:
 Program Type:
Direct Enrollment
 Minimum GPA:
3.0 Housing: Apartment with Study Abroad Students, Camping, Dormitory/Residence Hall, Homestay
Fields of Instruction: Communication, Journalism, Media Studies
 Class Rank:
junior, senior
Study Abroad Advisor : Libby Okihiro
Program Description:

This program places you right in the middle of the European communication landscape to help you develop your cross-cultural communication skills, hone your critical media literacy skills, and gain an understanding of current communication trends and public relation dilemmas in Europe.

Travel in Europe with your classmates and DIS faculty and come face to face with other cultures, and current communication trends and challenges

Challenge yourself in discussions with people from other cultural and communicative backgrounds and with leading experts from Danish media, business, and government during guest lectures and field studies

Collaborate with Danes and fellow students in the production of video projects, communication campaigns, photo essays, and other media projects

This program is right for you if you are interested in communication, media studies, public relations, marketing, political science, anthropology, or related disciplines.

>> Cross-Cultural Communication
How do we communicate and collaborate in an increasingly global age? In this course you will explore theories of communication across cultural divides while putting it into practice during field studies, workshops, and real-time video conference collaboration.

Credits: 3
Week-Long Study Tour:Belfast
Core Course Week: A three-day study tour in Southern Sweden alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen.

>> New Media and Changing Communities (This course starts in fall 2014)
New media changes the communities to which we belong. Focusing on Europe today, this course draws on European theories of communication to hone your critical media literacy skills and to explore how new forms of communication change communities, from print press to Facebook nation.

Credits: 3
Week-Long Study Tour:Dublin
Core Course Week: A three-day study tour in Western Denmark alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen.

>> Strategic Communication
You will learn to examine communication trends in the European public relations landscape. You will make comparative case studies and meet experts in Denmark and the UK to gain first-hand knowledge of how professionals work in a European context.

Credits: 3
Week-Long Study Tour:London
Core Course Week: A three-day study tour in Western Denmark alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen.

DIS has over 190 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. Click here for electives related to communication, journalism, film studies, media studies, and advertising.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2015 09/15/2014** 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. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.