Well known for its progressive norms and policies, Scandinavia is a perfect place to study the challenges and opportunities of core topics within gender, equality, and sexuality.
Travel with your classmates and faculty on course-integrated study tours in Sweden and Berlin to explore gender and sexuality norms
Visit with families raising their children in a gender-neutral manner and reflect on your own gender norms
Volunteer for Sex and Society, an outreach group in Stockholm that works with sex education
This program is right for you if you study gender studies, women’s studies, anthropology, sociology, or human rights.
Special Note for Auggies:
DIS applications are processed on a rolling basis, and they often reach capacity before published deadlines. In addition, some core courses fill up faster than others. So in order to have a strong application and the best chance of being offered a place on their program, and taking the core course you want, we suggest the following:
1. Apply early!
2. Submit a high quality application with an outstanding personal essay that addresses all of the points requested
3. Make sure you meet the eligibility requirements below, especially the 3.0 GPA
- Good academic and disciplinary standing at a four-year college or university in the United States or Canada, with at least three semesters completed at time of application
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- Prerequisites for the core course(s) to which you are applying
- Academically compelling reason why DIS is a good fit for you
- Independence, self-reliance, and maturity necessary to obtain the benefits of studying abroad
- Enthusiasm for cultural engagement
- Willingness and ability to embrace the challenges of studying abroad