DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Summer Sessions

Copenhagen Business School International Summer University Program

About the Program

DIS Copenhagen and DIS Stockholm offer a number of summer study abroad programs – all taught in English – where the topics are focused and cutting-edge. Depending on the program, you may also take part in study tours in Europe, which are integrated into the coursework.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

When applying for this program through Go Global, please indicate on your Gateway application which session(s) and course(s) you intend to take in the essay section.

Further details about the DIS Summer Sessions.

Program Dates

Dates vary by course

Country
  • Denmark
  • Sweden
Area(s) of study
AnthropologyArchitectureArt HistoryArtsBiologyCommerceComputer ScienceEconomicsEnglishEnvironmental DesignEnvironmental ScienceGender, Race Sexuality and Social JusticeGeographyHealth SciencesHistoryInternational RelationsManagementPhilosophyPolitical SciencePsychologyScienceSociologyUrban StudiesVisual Arts
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 1, 2018

Additional Requirements or Restrictions

Must have completed 3 terms at a post-secondary institution before attending DIS. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Course Credits

You can enroll in 3 to 12 credits. Please note that 3 DIS credits = 3 UBC credits.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver
Applied Science (Architecture and Landscape Architecture)
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: Bicycle Urbanism
Partner course code: URB_CPH
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-04
Applied Science (Engineering)
UBC course: APSC 1st
Title: Wind Turbines Constructed: Energy in Scandinavia
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-05
UBC course: CONS 3rd
Title: renewable energy systems
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-24
Arts
UBC course: ARTH 339
Title: European Art of the 19th Century: From Classicism to Symbolism
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-08
UBC course: ARTH 4th
Title: Modern Frames: European Art and Cinema
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-08
UBC course: ARTH 4th
Title: Women, Art, Identity
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-08
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Nordic Art in the Studio
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-13
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Meaning of Style
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-11
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: New Media and Changing Communities
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-05
UBC course: DANI 100
Title: Danish Language and Culture: Level I
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-27
UBC course: DANI 100
Title: Danish Language and Culture: Level I
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-27
UBC course: ECON 371
Title: Environmental Economics
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-29
UBC course: ELEV 2nd
Title: Journalism vs. Public Relations
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-13
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Visual Culture of Cities
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-25
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Livability in the Modern City
Partner course code: DIS 3rd
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-03-05
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Renewable Energy Systems
Partner course code: GEOG 3RD year
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-10
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Strategies for Urban Livability
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-12
UBC course: GRSJ 3RD
Title: Prostitution and the Sex Trade
Partner course code: SOCI 3
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-11-09
UBC course: GRSJ 3rd
Title: Gender and Sexuality in Scandinavia
Partner course code: GRSJ 3rd
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-07
UBC course: PHIL 435A
Title: Environmental Philosophy
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-27
UBC course: POLI 351
Title: Environmental Policy in Practice
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-17
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism from a European Perspective
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-13
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Fleeing Across Borders: International Refugee Law
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-13
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Al-Qaida and Intelligence Analysis
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-13
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Human Trafficking in a Global Context
Partner course code: 1102857
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-12
UBC course: PSYC 2nd
Title: Psychology of criminal behavior
Partner course code: Psyc
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-16
UBC course: PSYC 307
Title: Cross-Cultural Psychology
Partner course code: Unknown Unknown
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-06
UBC course: PSYC 320
Title: Gender, Culture and Body
Partner course code: Unknown Unknown
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-06
UBC course: PSYC 350a
Title: Psychology in Human Sexuality
Partner course code: PSY
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Psychology of Adolescence: A Scandinavian Perspective
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd year
Title: Virtual Selves: Psychology and Emerging Technology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd year
Title: Psychology of Crisis
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd year
Title: Nueroplasticity: From Neurons to Behavior
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd year
Title: Psychology of Adolescence: A Scandinavian Perspective
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd year
Title: Psychology of Leadership
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Psychology of Crisis
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Psychology of Leadership
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Nueroplasticity: From Neurons to Behavior
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Positive Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 1803556
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-27
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Positive Psychology Practicuum: Methods and Practice
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Applied Psychotherapy
Partner course code: Unknown Unknown
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-06
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Psychology of Adult Development: Shaping your future
Partner course code: Unknown Unknown
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-06
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Neuroscience of Fear
Partner course code: Unknown Unknown
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-06
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Developmental Disorders
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Positive Psychology Practicuum: Methods and Practice
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Virtual Selves: Psychology and Emerging Technology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 401
Title: European Clinical Psychology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-18
UBC course: SCAN 335
Title: Nordic Mythology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SCAN 336
Title: Scandinavian Crime Fiction
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SCAN 3rd
Title: Scandinavian Moods in Cinema
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SCAN 3rd
Title: Iceland; Vikings and Sagas
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SOCI 369
Title: Prostitution and the Sex Trade
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-24
UBC course: SPPH 3rd
Title: HEALTH DELIVERY AND PRIORITIZATION IN NORTHERN EUROPE
Partner course code: Health
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-11-16
UBC course: psyc 401
Title: European Clinical Psychology
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-18
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Corporation social responsibility: business or ethics?
Partner course code: COMM 3rd year
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Corporate Social Responsibility: Business or Ethics?
Partner course code: COMM 3rd year
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-07
Science
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-24
UBC course: ENVR 3rd
Title: Climate Change and Glacier Modeling
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-18
UBC course: ENVR 3rd
Title: Arctic Ecology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-01-08
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Neuroimaging of the Diseased Brain
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-31
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: The social brain: The Neuropsychology of Social Behaviors
Partner course code: PSYC 3rd
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-05
UBC Okanagan
Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Emerging Markets- a threat or an opportunity
Partner course code: DIS
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-11-29
UBC course: EDUC 456
Title: Children with Special Needs
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-25
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: livability in the modern city
Partner course code: DIS 3rd year
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-11-29
UBC course: PSYO 349
Title: Positive Psychology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-20
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Neuroscience of Personal Identity
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-20
UBC course: SCI 3rd
Title: Human Health and Disease: A clinical approach
Partner course code: DIS
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-23
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Children in a Multicultural Context
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-25
UBC course: VISA 2nd
Title: Storytelling Through Photography
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-06
Creative and Critical Studies
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Meaning of Style
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: Dutch
Evaluated date: 2017-07-24

Tuition and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program. Please note that UBC students receive an automatic fee reduction for the program costs.

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

A number of external scholarships and funding opportunities offered by DIS are available. Please check the partner's website for details. 

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice (you can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button). If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution. 
  3. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted after the application deadline.
  4. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university. This application typically includes the supporting documents listed below:
    1. Recommendation letter from a UBC professor in a field similar to the summer opportunity
    2. UBC Transcript (Go Global will provide you with a copy of your UBC transcript)

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

To receive a refund from Go Global, you must withdraw by e-mail to your Go Global advisor by March 30.

You are eligible for a refund of $321.75 if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • Go Global cannot match you to a partner university
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

You will receive an $93.25 refund if you withdraw from the program in writing before March 30 for reasons other than those stated above.

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising Hours

Advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Program Dates

Dates vary by course

Country
  • Denmark
  • Sweden
Area(s) of study
AnthropologyArchitectureArt HistoryArtsBiologyCommerceComputer ScienceEconomicsEnglishEnvironmental DesignEnvironmental ScienceGender, Race Sexuality and Social JusticeGeographyHealth SciencesHistoryInternational RelationsManagementPhilosophyPolitical SciencePsychologyScienceSociologyUrban StudiesVisual Arts
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 1, 2018