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Denmark

Dates

June 5 – June 30, 2018

Cost

$4,725 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Agriculture & Biodiversity, Biology, History, Horticulture

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The tiny maritime nation of Denmark offers an ideal opportunity for hands-on learning while exploring beautiful landscapes and rich history. The program begins in Copenhagen and ends in Jutland. Students’ discovery will take flight at many destinations including Viking-era reconstructions, medieval towns, schools, open-air concerts, museums, picturesque fishing villages and more.  Denmark effectively preserves its past, but it looks to the future as well. Students will witness firsthand how the country effectively manages its resources as it innovates in energy, agriculture, business, and social policy.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 3-5 people per room.

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

BIOL 275/HORT 475 Topics: Biodiversity in Denmark

Dr. Martin Stone

Graduate Credit Available

This cross-listed course will explore the biological diversity of Denmark and the influences of human activity, climate, and glaciation. We will also explore the effects of climate change and its effects on biodiversity and plant diversity in various habitats.

HIST 490 Topics: Denmark - Viking Age to Modern State

Dr. Tyler Sergent

This course will look at the broad sweep of Danish history, concentrating heavily on the country’s notorious Viking past. We will savor the country’s rich collection of Viking sites, including restored villages, reconstructed ships, and well-stocked museums.

HORT 475/475G Topics: Sustainable Agriculture in Denmark

Dr. Martin Stone

Graduate Credit Available

This course will explore the sustainable agricultural practices in Denmark and contrast it with practices in the United States, focusing on Kentucky. We will study Denmark’s place in the European and Global Agricultural Economy as well.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,725 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Copenhagen

Accommodations

Two meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Copenhagen Subway Tickets

Copenhagen Museum & Tivoli Gardens Passes

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,550 – $1,650

The Denmark program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from your program location with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Denmark is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Denmark to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Description

Dates

June 5 – June 30, 2018

Cost

$4,725 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Agriculture & Biodiversity, Biology, History, Horticulture

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The tiny maritime nation of Denmark offers an ideal opportunity for hands-on learning while exploring beautiful landscapes and rich history. The program begins in Copenhagen and ends in Jutland. Students’ discovery will take flight at many destinations including Viking-era reconstructions, medieval towns, schools, open-air concerts, museums, picturesque fishing villages and more.  Denmark effectively preserves its past, but it looks to the future as well. Students will witness firsthand how the country effectively manages its resources as it innovates in energy, agriculture, business, and social policy.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 3-5 people per room.

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

BIOL 275/HORT 475 Topics: Biodiversity in Denmark

Dr. Martin Stone

Graduate Credit Available

This cross-listed course will explore the biological diversity of Denmark and the influences of human activity, climate, and glaciation. We will also explore the effects of climate change and its effects on biodiversity and plant diversity in various habitats.

HIST 490 Topics: Denmark - Viking Age to Modern State

Dr. Tyler Sergent

This course will look at the broad sweep of Danish history, concentrating heavily on the country’s notorious Viking past. We will savor the country’s rich collection of Viking sites, including restored villages, reconstructed ships, and well-stocked museums.

HORT 475/475G Topics: Sustainable Agriculture in Denmark

Dr. Martin Stone

Graduate Credit Available

This course will explore the sustainable agricultural practices in Denmark and contrast it with practices in the United States, focusing on Kentucky. We will study Denmark’s place in the European and Global Agricultural Economy as well.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,725 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Copenhagen

Accommodations

Two meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Copenhagen Subway Tickets

Copenhagen Museum & Tivoli Gardens Passes

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,550 – $1,650

The Denmark program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from your program location with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Denmark is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Denmark to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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