Information for term January in Copenhagen
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2019
- Dates: Jan 2 – 22, 2020
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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Spend January immersed in Danish culture and earning credits exploring gender and sexuality through gender-themed contemporary artistic productions. Coursework is taught in English at the CIEE Global Institute – Copenhagen and complemented with immersive co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
Find out why
Denmark is rated one of the happiest countries in the world
Copenhagen’s unique architectural mix of old and new
Live in a city
designated the world’s first “Bike City”: even in winter
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The capital city has a population of approximately two million in the metropolitan area, with a cosmopolitan city atmosphere, and rich cultural offerings. Copenhagen is known for being an environmentally friendly city where cars share the streets with bicycle commuters. The public transportation system is efficient, clean, and easily accessible - consisting of buses, trains, metro lines, and ferries. The Metro brings passengers from the Kastrup International Airport to the city center in twenty minutes. Crime is low in Copenhagen and it remains one of the safest capital cities in Europe.
Excursions & Activities
- Excursions may include destinations such as Ribe - the oldest town in Denmark, founded by Vikings, Århus - 2017 European Cultural Capital, or Skagen - the country’s nethermost town.
- Faculty-led visits to contemporary arts exhibitions help students explore the program topics in a cultural context.
- Experience Copenhagen’s transformation from a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century to a world-leader in sustainability and innovation, with visits to the National Museum of Denmark.
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Hostel: Located in a busy downtown part of the city, a 15-minute walk from the Global Institute. The rooms offer private and comfortable bunks, and each room has a private bathroom. Students will have access to a shared kitchen, study area, screening rooms, laundry facilities, a gym and indoor pool, as well as a large lounge, bar and café area. The rooms are cleaned every 4 days. Final housing assignments are solely at the discretion of CIEE.
Meals are not included. Students prepare their own meals in shared kitchen facilities. CIEE provides basic cooking utensils and cleaning supplies. Students also may explore the myriad restaurants in the neighborhood.
Where You'll Study
The residence of Queen Margarethe
The Little Mermaid
The Royal Opera
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What you need to knowThe program details
January in Copenhagen explores Danish culture and society through a focus on gender and sexuality. Students take the required course, Gender and Sexuality, and take part in theme-related excursions to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions.
CIEE Global Institute – Copenhagen is located in the city center and features modern classrooms, a student lounge and space for cultural and academic events. Students enjoy easy access to nearby shops, restaurants, and public transportation.
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A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.
Total credit: 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE courses: 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
1 CIEE elective course
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport pick-up
- Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Copenhagen society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $2,053 **
Housing = $950
Insurance = $47Total Fees = $3,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $450
International Airfare = $1,150 †
Local Transportation = $70
Books & Supplies = $25
Personal expenses = $700Total Estimated Costs = $2,395
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
† r?ound-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
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