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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • Program Cost: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/01/2022
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/15/2022
04/01/2022 TBA TBA
Fall 2022 04/02/2022
Rolling Admission 08/19/2022 12/17/2022

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

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Direct Enrollment Study Abroad Program Coordinator: David Wiley
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Program Description:

Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
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DIS offers scholarships of $500-$2000 per semester. Students may also apply for work study scholarships of up to $300 per semester.

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application. 

        a. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        b. Portfolio CD (Statement of Purpose, Portfolio of Design Work, Resume)
        c. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement

        d. Host Institution DIS Application
        e. Unofficial academic record

        f. Authorization to Release Student Information
        g. Student Conduct Verification
        h. Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4 5
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Fall 2016 Participant
Living in central Copenhagen, in close proximity to all necessities was convenient and helped the students become more immersed in the Danish culture. Program field studies and long study tours were very informative and well planned out.

Patrick M Sawyer, Academic Year 2018 Participant
One of the most rewarding element of the program was the cultural experience. I absolutely loved my housing (rented room), living in an apartment in the city centre with two other Danes, biking everyday. frequent visits to my neighborhood bakery, it felt as if I was just living in Copenhagen and doing everyday normal life. I also really enjoyed meeting other Danish people, immersing myself in the culture, spending time with my roommates, their families, new foreign friends, and new friends from my program. I think the most rewarding element was what I gained from this experience, this opened my eyes to a new global perspective and gave me a lot of courage to do things on my own. Being abroad can be scary but I think this experience was very helpful in making me grow as an individual.

Katherine A Goddard, Fall 2015 Participant
The professors at DIS are mostly Danish, so it was rewarding to be taught by professionals who grew up in another culture. We were encouraged to broaden our thinking while completing assignments, and try to do things that we would normally not be able to do at our university back in the United States.

This program is currently not accepting applications.