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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Program Type: CSUIP
Language of Instruction: English Class Standing: Junior, Senior
Areas of Study: Education, Liberal Arts
Program Description:
Copenhagen I Copenhagen II

Denmark: Child Development & Diversity at DIS

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.


Program Highlights

City: Annually atop the list of the world's happiest places, Copenhagen is graced with many historical, well-preserved buildings, old winding streets, open squares, and an array of towers, castles, and parks. Popular attractions in Copenhagen include the Tivoli Gardens, the Little Mermaid Statue, Rosenborg Castle, and many more.

University: The program includes a year-long practicum that allows students to actively engage with a Danish childcare institution, public school, or high school. Students will travel with Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) faculty on course-integrated study tours to explore cross-cultural European educational methods by visiting practitioners, researchers, and childcare and youth institutions.

Academics: Earn Major, Minor, and General Education credit.

Tuition: Same tuition cost as home CSU campus.

Language of Instruction: English

Special Notes: Students are responsible for verifying that they meet individual course prerequisites prior to registration with the overseas institution. Please contact your IP coordinator for details.


About the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)

Located in the heart of Copenhagen, DIS offers coursework in English to approximately 1,000 international students each year. In the fall semester, the DIS Child Development & Diversity program focuses on the innovative approaches of the Danish education system in dealing with children with physical, cognitive, neurological, or social disabilities. In the spring semester, the program focuses on how ethnic diversity and multiculturalism are perceived and practiced in Danish early childhood education. The program includes a year-long practicum that allows students to actively engage with a Danish childcare institution, public school, or high school. Students will travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to explore cross-cultural European educational methods by visiting practitioners, researchers, and childcare and youth institutions.

Students also choose elective courses from a wide variety of subjects including sustainability, psychology, sociology, gender and sexuality studies, humanities, etc. CSU students are required to study the Danish language both fall and spring semesters.

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 03/15/2021 04/01/2021 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.