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|Program Sponsor:||Danish Institute for Study Abroad|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Fall||2015||02/24/2015 **||Rolling Admission||08/15/2015||12/13/2015|
|Spring||2016||02/24/2015 **||Rolling Admission||01/17/2016||05/17/2016|
|Academic Year||2015-2016||02/24/2015 **||Rolling Admission||08/17/2015||05/17/2016|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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|Program Type:||Study Center||Program Language(s):||English|
|Area of Study(s):||Biology, Health: Science, Society & Policy||Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required:||0|
|Housing Options:||Apartment (shared), Dormitory, Homestay, Other||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
|Experiential Learning Opportunities:||Field Study|
• Learn from Danish medical doctors at Copenhagen University hospitals, and gain an insider view of the workings of hospitals and clinics, and the daily practice of physicians including recording patient history and clinical cases
• Perform physical examinations and procedures on medical phantoms, such as blood drawing, I.V. entry, suturing, and ultrasound
• Compare and contrast healthcare and medical practice in newly reformed countries versus welfare state systems by visiting hospitals, clinics, and research institutions on course-integrated study tours in Denmark and cities in Western and Eastern Europe
This program is right for you if you have a serious interest in medicine and science and are considering pursuing a medical or graduate degree in the health professions.
CORE COURSE OVERVIEWS
>> Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
In this course, taught by physicians on site at a university hospital, you will focus on the most important human diseases, their diagnoses and treatments, and clinical working methods of Danish physicians as practiced in the Danish medical system.
Week-Long Study Tour (Preference of): Berlin-Poznan or Budapest-Vienna or Stockholm-Tallinn
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level.
Note: Please be aware that this course does not provide regular medical training corresponding to that of medical students and does not include shadowing of doctors or physical examination of patients.
BUILD YOUR OWN CURRICULUM
DIS has over 200 elective courses for you to build your curriculum from after choosing your required core course. You have to opportunity to focus on your major or diversify by selecting any combination of courses based on your needs.
Brandeis Specific InformationProgram Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level.
Please note that the following programs are NOT approved for Brandeis credit:
- Architecture and Design
- Textile Design
- Host Family
Brandeis students can apply directly through the Office of Study Abroad for admission into the DIS program.
Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about the internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.