This program focuses on psychological theory, research, and practice, with an emphasis on its application in a Danish and European context. You will critically analyze theory in relation to cultural and social differences in psychological practice, and learn to apply recent advances in psychological science to your own practical experiences.
The Psychology program will allow you to:
Choose between three cutting-edge core courses - Cross-Cultural Psychology, European Clinical Psychology, and Positive Psychology- all aimed at broadening your understanding of the discipline through a Danish and international lens
Europe will be your classroom as you travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on courseintegrated study tours to Western Denmark and across locations in Europe, meeting with researchers, policy-makers, and NGOs
The academic rigor of the course will be enhanced with guest lectures from practitioners inCopenhagen and field studies to local organizations that will bring real world examples of how psychological science is applied and practiced in Denmark
This program is right for you if you are interested in psychology, social policy, neuroscience, or human development.
Brandeis Specific Information
Program Prerequisites: Either a pscychology course at the university level or an abnormal pyschology course at the university level. Specific core courses require abnormal psychology, please visit DIS' website for more information.
Please note that the following programs are NOT approved for Brandeis credit:
Architecture and Design
Please also note that ONLY the following housing options are approved:
**A full course load on the DIS program is fifteen credits (usually five courses). One course must be in Danish. Please note that one credit classes do not count toward the fifteen credits. Brandeis students must enroll in courses that are worth a minimum of three credits. If you have questions about putting your schedule together, please see a member of the study abroad staff.
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.
Students interested in learning more about study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
*Please note that all information is subject to change.
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