The Program

The Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) is located in Copenhagen, the capital, seat of the Danish Monarchy, and largest city of DenmarkDIS is a non-profit study abroad institute and classes are taught by Danish faculty in English. DIS has 23 different academic programs and over 200 electives across disciplines, which all include coursework, field studies and study tours. Founded in 1959, DIS is affiliated with approximately 200 highly selective U.S. colleges and universities. DIS has welcomed over 27,000 international students to Copenhagen. Students can chose to spend a semester, an academic year, or a summer in Copenhagen.

Financial Aid

Students participating in the DIS program may only take state and federal financial aid; however, DIS offers their own scholarships ranging from $500 – 5,000. Please click here for more details. Students on employee benefits packages are not eligible for these benefits on this program.

Directly Billed by John Carroll (2017-2018):

  •  Tuition: $ 19,400
  •  Room and Board: $ 6,100
  •  Administrative Fee: $1000
  • Total Billed: $ 26,500

Estimated indirect costs (not billed by JCU):

  • Books and supplies: Included
  • Personal Expenses: $1500 – 3000
  • Local Transportation: subsidized by DIS; (if students need to use public transit to get to DIS from housing, they will receive a transit pass)
  • Residence Permit: $300
  • Insurance: Included

Total Semester Budget: $ 30,000

**Students living with a family will be provided three meals a day. Students choosing to live in the dormitory will be responsible for their own meals. Students may choose to either live in a dormitory with other Danish and international students or with a Danish family.AD Bike Tour (10)

For more information regarding DIS please contact the Center for Global Education. The deadline for applications to study abroad for Fall Semester is March 1, and for Spring Semester is October 1.

FA12 Psychology Short Study Tour Western Denmark (16)For more information about Denmark, please see the following links:

  • CIA World Fact Book: Denmark
  • State Department Consular Information Sheets: Denmark
  • Centers for Disease Control: Denmark