With so many Study Abroad Programs in Europe, you may ask yourself “Why study in Denmark?” For students looking for something a little out of the ordinary or seeking a novel experience, Denmark offers a real alternative. For those looking for a study abroad program that combines travel with academia, Denmark offers high educational standards and excellent student facilities with a geographic location and infrastructure that makes other European destinations easily accessible – and that’s without the integrated study tours offered as part of your program!

With 5.4 million inhabitants, Denmark is a modern democracy and the world’s oldest existing monarchy, making for a charming blend of historical continuity and modernity. The country has a free market economy and a social welfare system with limited social inequality and no real poverty; a fact which contributes to the low crime rate. Globally competitive industries, a sophisticated service sector, top-notch research in clean technologies and pharmaceuticals, fashion design, and high-quality agricultural exports contribute to making international trade and foreign investments significant elements of Denmark’s economy.

Denmark’s small size and open society – where abundant information and academic resources are easily accessible, and where history, culture, design, and international perspectives are integrated into everyday life – make it an ideal place to study abroad. And, of course, there is a certain challenge in studying abroad in a country where Danish, not English, is the national language. Yet, the vast majority of people speak English fluently.

Students are expected to take at least one 3-credit language course, if English is not the first language of the country they are visiting.

Marymount University students can participate in the following program in Denmark: 

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) – Architecture, Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Child Diversity and Development, Communication and Mass Media, European Culture and History, European Politics and Society, Global Economics, Interior Design, International Business, Medical Practice and Policy, Migration and Identity, Nursing in Northern Europe, Pre-Architecture, Psychology, Public Health, Scandinavian Furniture Design, Scandinavian Textile Design, Sustainability in Scandinavia and Urban Design