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  • Locations: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: Rochester applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Apartment, Residence halls Area of study: Biology, Creative Writing, Economics, English, Gender Studies, Health Science, History, International Relations, International Studies, Literature, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Political Science, Politics, Pre-Health, Psychology, Public Health, Social Policy & Administration, Sociology, Womens Studies
Program type: Field work Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
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DIS Stockholm - Summer 2021 

Our summer calendar makes it easy to mix and match sessions between Copenhagen and Stockholm and stay for the amount of time that is right for you. Choose from three-, four-, or seven-week sessions, or combine sessions to stay up to 10 weeks. You can earn up to 12 credits over your summer. Below are the DIS Stockholm Courses. Please reference our 'DIS Copenhagen - Summer Courses' brochure for a complete list of Copenhagen courses! 

Why Study at DIS This Summer?

Engage in High-Impact Courses 

Choose from over 80 courses that allow you to build your resumé, network with experts in the field, and explore Europe through an academic lens. Enroll in signature sessions to gain international lab and research experience, or expand your design skills in studio from a Nordic perspective.
Mix and Match Sessions
Build your own unique study abroad experience – stay for one session or create your own complementary summer package by adding sessions at DIS Stockholm, DIS Copenhagen, or both. Transport between Copenhagen and Stockholm sessions is organized by DIS at no extra cost! 
Make Your Mark 
Intellectually stimulating courses taught in English challenge you to examine issues from various perspectives as you debate, analyze, and reflect on contemporary topics and burning issues. 

Build Your Knowledge in New Settings
DIS faculty teach what they do, bringing theory to life by sharing real-life experiences and cases, and introducing you to their network with local Field Studies and guest lectures.
Explore Europe on Study Tour
Use Europe as your classroom when on week-long Study Tours during Sessions 2, Session 3, and the Architecture & Design Session. Study Tours help contextualize your understanding of topics while in a relevant European destination. 
Get an Easy Overview of Costs
DIS offers you transparent, comprehensive fees with no hidden costs. Tuition includes housing, Study Tours (if offered in your session), Field Studies, textbooks, local commuting costs, transportation between DIS locations for students studying in consecutive sessions, and an Arrival Workshop. 
Join an Inclusive Student Community 
Explore, discuss, debate, and reflect in a welcoming and supportive learning environment. 
Seek Support When You Need It
Academic counseling and personal support resources are available to you during your time abroad, providing you a solid foundation upon which to grow.

Course Offerings


Lab & Research Session
6 Weeks | 6 Credits | May 25 - July 3

In this signature summer session, enroll in lab or research opportunities that include:
  • 6 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • Invaluable international lab experience focusing on climate change, simulations of biomedical procedures, or neurodegeneration modeling
  • Joining an engaged community of scholars across various disciplines to collaborate on their research projects as a Research Assistant
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Biomedical Lab
Research Assistantship (see website for specific openings)

Session 1
3 Weeks | 3 Credits | May 25 - June 11
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 3 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies
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Behavioral Economics: European Case Studies
Glued to the Screen: TV Shows, Norms, and Culture
Medical Diagnostics
Scandinavian Crime Fiction
Understanding Terrorism: Causes, Solutions, and Dilemmas

Session 2
3 Weeks | 3 Credits | June 14 - July 3
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 2 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Europe
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies
DIS Stockholm
Affective Neuroscience: Emotions, Cognition, and Behavior
Study Tour: Paris
Comparative Economics: Global Risk and European Responses
Study Tour: Athens 
Gender, Equality, and Sexuality in Scandinavia
Study Tour: Berlin
Migration and the City
Study Tour: Sicily
Popular Music and Culture: Creative Workshop
Study Tour: Lisbon
Power of Women in the Viking Age
Study Tour: Iceland
Psychology of Emerging Adulthood
Study Tour: Florence-Bologna
Psychology of Food
Study Tour: Paris
Travel Writing
Study Tour: Croatia

Session 3
4 Weeks | 4 Credits | July 5 - July 31
In this session, choose 1 course that includes:
  • 3 weeks in Copenhagen or Stockholm
  • 1 week-long, course-integrated Study Tour in Europe
  • Local explorations beyond the classroom on Field Studies
DIS Stockholm
Emigration, Immigration, and Integration: The Nordic Experience
Study Tour: Reykjavik
Lifespan Psychology: Shaping the Self
Study Tour: Zurich
Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
Study Tour: Budapest-Vienna
Political Extremism and the Threats to Democracy
Study Tour: Budapest
Psychology of Sexual Self
Study Tour: United Kingdom 
Psychology of Violence and Hate
Study Tour: Berlin
Public Health Policy in Practice
Study Tour: Belfast-Dublin

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Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.