Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen Past & Present w/ Danish Language

when 5 August 2024 - 25 August 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee DKK 3750

This course offers all international students at the University of Copenhagen an exciting and comprehensive introduction to the history of Copenhagen and to the Danish language. Over the course of three weeks, students will learn about the city’s history from its foundation in the early Middle Ages, when Copenhagen was just a fishing village, and through a millennium of history up to modern Copenhagen, often ranked as one of the best cities in the world when measured by quality of life. This course is a perfect introduction for those who wish to get a solid understanding of the cultural, political, economic and social history of the Danish capital. The course consists of a series of lectures taught at the University, supplemented with excursions out in the streets of Copenhagen.

The course is open to all international students and assumes no prior knowledge of Danish history or language. The course language is English.

Target group

A pre-semester summer course at the University of Copenhagen (BA level, 7.5 ETCS).

Credits info

7.5 EC
7,5 ECTS

Fee info

DKK 3750: EU/EEA/Swiss applicants DKK 3,750
Non-EU/EEA/Swiss applicants DKK 9,375