Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe that consists of a large peninsula and many islands off the coast. Over 2,200 American students study abroad in Denmark every year. Forbes has ranked Denmark as having the best business climate in the world and it has been rated “the happiest place in the world” based on standards of health, welfare, and education making Denmark a great place to study abroad.Below you will find our list of Study Abroad programs in Denmark. It is an index to international education in Denmark listing university level study abroad, internships, volunteer and intensive language school programs oriented to American college and university students. Some pre-college and post-graduate options are also included. We invite you to read the student reviews, see the ratings scores and use this site to compare programs and understand what other students have encountered during their education abroad.


Denmark is consistently ranked as the happiest country in the world.It doesn’t take very long to realize why Danish people are so happy. Unlike the high-Intensity, high-pressure society we are accustomed to in the U.S, in Denmark people slow down and enjoy the moment. People here realize that life is about doing what makes you happy and surrounding yourself with people you love. There are 40,000 more bikes than citizens in Copenhagen. The biking culture is one of the most unique features of the city.


The Danes are a rare breed, perfect. It seems like every Danish person is somehow intelligent, fashion-forward, and incredibly physically fit, all at once. Even more importantly than outward appearances, Danish culture is the concept of Hygge. Although it does not translate directly, it basically means cozy. Hygge is the feeling you get when you enjoy great conversation with a friend, a delicious family meal by candlelight, or a hot cup of tea on a cold winter day.  Hygge is comfort and warmth.


Danish style is very simple and sleek yet casual and cool. People generally wear a lot of dark colors, scarves, and awesome Nikes. Wearing a dress and sneakers may sound like a look you pulled off in elementary school, but when Danish people do it, it works.

DIS Program (Danish Institute Study-abroad)

Outside of the classroom, dis works diligently to ensure our experience is as well rounded and as positive as possible. We do not have classes on Wednesdays and instead take field studies to various museums, companies, and other cultural venues. Additionally, every student gets two full travel weeks, a short study tour with their core course near Denmark and a weeklong study tour to various other countries. All of my classes are genuinely interesting and so relevant.

Besides many museums and castles, Tourists can climb the winding steps of the Church of our savior tower and have a view of the whole city. Finally, there is a free town called Christiania that was once a military base but now operates under its own law as a self-proclaimed autonomous neighborhood in the middle of the city.and Europe in general, is amazing. There are café’s everywhere that offer outdoor seating and warm blankets on all of the chairs.. They are all around the city and have the most amazing bread, croissants, and desserts you will ever have.