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|Program Sponsor:||DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia|
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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|
Engage in a unique pre-medical experience by learning from Danish medical doctors, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of common diseases and ailments.
- Gain an insider view of university hospitals and clinics in Copenhagen and exposure to the daily practice of physicians, including recording patient history and solving clinical cases
- Perform physical examinations and procedures on medical phantoms, such as blood drawing, I.V. entry, suturing, and ultrasound
- Compare and contrast health care and medical practice in newly reformed countries versus welfare state systems by visiting hospitals, clinics, and research institutions on study tours in Denmark and 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.
Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
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.
Visit disabroad.org for a complete list of over 250 additional electives.
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
**Optional Study Tours - Brandeis will not pay the additional fees for optional study tours, this cost will be billed to the student directly. This applies for 1-credit optional study courses as well as optional study tours attached to 3-credit courses.
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.