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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Program Cost: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Final Application Deadline Decision Timeline Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/15/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/15/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be contacted shortly after all application materials are completed.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Subject Areas: Biology, Neuroscience
Housing Options: Apartment/Flat, Homestay, Other, Residence Hall/Dormitory Program Sponsor: Denmark's International Study Program (DIS)
Program Description:
Neuroscience 

Investigate the fast-growing field of neuroscience, by studying either the underlying biological mechanisms involved in psychopharmacology or the cognitive and emotional functions that shape an individual. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Through research and practice, expand your understanding of the functioning of the brain, its disorders, and the role of neuroplasticity 
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours in Europe to meet with leading neuroscience researchers and practitioners 
  • Engage in real-world settings and gain exposure to various careers in the field by visiting labs, practitioners, and institutes in the Copenhagen area 

STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you study neuroscience, biology, psychology, or health science, and are considering a profession in the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience. 

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CORE COURSE OPTIONS 

Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness + Lab 
Fall/Spring, 6 Credits (3-Credit Course + 3-Credit Lab) 
This course examines neuroscience with a cognitive and behavioral approach. What is consciousness and which brain mechanisms shape the unique sense of self, implicit in all our thoughts and perceptions? We will explore conceptual and methodological perspectives of relevance to the study of human consciousness. In the corequisite lab, you will develop experiments, collect data, and analyze results, focusing on psychological, behavioral, and cognitive components. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Amsterdam (Fall) or Bologna-Florence (Spring) 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One semester of neuroscience, physiological psychology, biological psychology, or cognitive psychology at university level. 
Corequisite: Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness Research Lab 
 
Psychopharmacology: Substances and the Brain 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course examines neuroscience with a molecular approach. Learn about basic brain anatomy and function, and discuss the link between dysfunctional brain regions/circuits and diverse psychiatric symptoms. A strong focus will be on pharmacological treatments and the specific interactions between neurotransmitters and their receptors. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Munich 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark or Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 


Application Process for University of St Thomas Students
This program is co-sponsored by the University of St. Thomas and the program provider. In order to participate on this program you must apply through and be approved by both St Thomas and the program provider.
Prior to beginning an application you must attend an Advising Meeting with a study abroad advisor. During this meeting the advisor will help you confirm your program selection, cover the application process, and grant you access to the St Thomas online application.
St Thomas approval to study abroad ensures you remain a full time St. Thomas student while studying abroad and that your credits count towards your degree.

University of St. Thomas application deadlines:
October 1 for January Term and spring semester programs
March 15 for summer, fall semester and year-long programs.
Please note that some programs have deadlines earlier than St. Thomas.

Application Process
  1. Schedule an Advising Meeting. This meeting covers:
    1. the course approval process
    2. how to apply to a co-sponsored program
  2. Notify your study abroad advisor of final program selection if you did not choose one during the advising meeting.
  3. Once you have selected a program and notified your advisor, login to stthomas.edu/studyabroad using your St Thomas username and password.
  4. Go to ‘Applicant Home’ to access the St Thomas program application. (If the application is not available, e-mail your study abroad advisor to request that it be set up for you.)
  5. Complete all St Thomas application materials by the application deadline.
  6. Complete program provider application via the provider website by the application deadline.
  7. Download and read Off-Campus Policies and Procedures (stthomas.edu/studyabroad > Student Policies). You are responsible for reading, understanding and abiding by its content.
Criteria for Participation
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5. Note, some programs require a higher average.
  • Students may not apply for, maintain an approved application, nor participate in a Study Abroad program while on academic or conduct probation. Any disciplinary records may be a consideration for approval to participate in an off-campus programs.
  • View all eligibility requirements for study abroad through St. Thomas: stthomas.edu/studyabroad > Student Policies.
Financial Aid/Scholarships
Financial Aid Award (Grants, Loans and Scholarships) typically apply to a semester or year-long program abroad, however you are advised to visit the Study Abroad section of the Undergraduate Financial Aid website for instructions.

Additional aid in the form of scholarships may also be available from St. Thomas and some co-sponsoring organizations. Refer to our Scholarships webpage for details.

Program Information
For additional program information, contact program provider.
For application procedures contact Study Abroad.
 
Office of Study Abroad
University of St. Thomas
MHC 212 (Mail 5026)
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096 USA
Tel: 1.651.962.6450
Fax: 1.651.962.5199
Email: studyabroad@stthomas.edu
www.stthomas.edu/studyabroad
 


Application Process for Other Approved Programs
This program is offered through one of our approved program partners. In order to participate you must apply through, and be approved, by both St. Thomas and the program.
 
Application Process
  1. Attend a first-step session. Dates posted online at stthomas.edu/studyabroad.
  2. Schedule an advising meeting. This meeting will review:
    1. any questions you have about studying abroad, including program selection if you are considering multiple programs.
    2. the course approval process
    3. how to apply to Other Approved Programs
  3. Notify your study abroad advisor of final program selection.
  4. Complete all St. Thomas application materials by the St. Thomas application deadline.
  5. Complete program application via the program’s website by their deadline.
 
University of St. Thomas application deadlines:
October 1 for January Term and spring semester programs
March 15 for summer, fall semester and year-long programs.
Please note that some programs have deadlines earlier than St. Thomas.
 
St Thomas Criteria for Participation
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5.
  • Students may not apply for, maintain an approved application, nor participate in a Study Abroad program while on academic or conduct probation. Any disciplinary records may be a consideration for approval to participate in an off-campus programs.
  • View all eligibility requirements for study abroad through St. Thomas: stthomas.edu/studyabroad > Student Policies.
  • Some programs have additional criteria.
 
Financial Aid/Scholarships
Financial Aid Awards (grants, loans and scholarships) typically apply to study abroad. Visit stthomas.edu/financialaid for instructions.
The Office of Study Abroad, and other approved program partners, offers scholarships. Visit stthomas.edu/studyabroad, and the program’s website, for details.


Program Information
For additional program information, contact the program partner.
For application procedures contact Study Abroad.
 
Office of Study Abroad
University of St. Thomas
MHC 212 (Mail 5026)
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096 USA
Tel: 1.651.962.6450
Fax: 1.651.962.5199
Email: studyabroad@stthomas.edu
stthomas.edu/studyabroad