The Program

The Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) is located in Copenhagen, the capital, seat of the Danish Monarchy, and largest city of Denmark. DIS is affiliated with the University of Copenhagen and classes are taught by Danish faculty in English. DIS has 21 different academic programs across disciplines, which all include coursework, field studies and study tours. DIS is also financially supported by the Danish Government and is affiliated with over 170 institutions throughout the world. Since its founding in 1959, 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. 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:
$18,125 Tuition
$5670 Room and Board (Homestay)
$1000 Administrative Fee

Total Billed


* Students may choose to either live in a dormitory with other Danish and international students or with a Danish family.

**Students living with a family will take meals with the family during meal times. Students choosing to live in the dormitory will be responsible for their own meals.

Estimated indirect costs (not billed by JCU):

Books & Supplies


Personal Expenses


Transportation 1200
Residence Permit




Total Indirect Costs



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.

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