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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: Rochester applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
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Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, Residence halls Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
Philosophy 
Study European philosophy, past and present. This program places you at the European roots of wonder and awe, and gives you an understanding of both the history of ideas and critical contemporary discourse.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Study philosophical theory and learn to nuance your own philosophical views as you partake in ongoing intellectual exploration
  • Meet with local university students and experts to discuss continental philosophy and further your understanding of material debated in class
  • Travel with your class and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours, where you follow the steps of great continental European thinkers and discover the locales that saw the birth of some of the world’s most significant ideas
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Classics
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies

CORE COURSE

Religious Mythos and Philosophical Logos 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
In this course we explore the function of myth and the emergence of the rational philosophical mind. We begin with the great poets, philosophers, and prophets of Ancient Greece, including Homer, Sophocles, and Plato and conclude with works from the modern Continental thinkers: Hegel, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Heidegger.
Week-Long Study Tour: Athens 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Northern Germany-Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

Visit our website for a full list of additional elective courses!

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
10/15/2018 01/11/2019 05/12/2019
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 03/15/2019 08/17/2019 12/14/2019

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