CIEE Open Campus in Copenhagen, Denmark
Experience Copenhagen your way by customizing your study abroad experience through the Open Campus program. Study in Scandinavia with an English-language program designed for students at US universities. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks for your perfect amount of intensive study and cultural engagement, select your academic track from six options, then pick your courses from a wide range of subject areas. No matter what you choose, you’ll get a chance to fully experience a city full of history, culture, and innovation.
Study abroad in Copenhagen and you will:
- Find out first-hand why Denmark is rated one of the happiest countries in the world
- Explore Copenhagen’s unique architectural mix of old and new
- Live in a city completely accessible and explorable by bike. World’s first officially designated “Bike City.”
Stay in Copenhagen for the duration of this unique study abroad experience, or add on blocks in other CIEE Open Campus locations (Berlin, Buenos Aires, London, Rome, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Santiago de Chile, and Cape Town) to experience more comparative intercultural learning with CIEE’s unique Global Scholar program.
Students may select one of six academic tracks: Business, Communications, Journalism & New Media, Global & Community Health, International Relations & Political Science, Language, Literature & Culture, or Sustainability and Environmental Science. The CIEE Global Institute is centrally located and convenient to public transportation for exploring the city.
Courses are taught in English by CIEE faculty drawn from a variety of higher education institutions in Denmark and worldwide.
Find out more.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.
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.
1. Attend a first-step session. Dates posted online at stthomas.edu/studyabroad.
2. Schedule an advising meeting. This meeting will review:
- any questions you have about studying abroad, including program selection if you are considering multiple programs
- the course approval process
- how to apply to Other Approved Program
3. Notify your study abroad advisor of final program selection
Complete all St. Thomas application materials by the St. Thomas application deadline.
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 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.
For additional program information, contact the 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