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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 04/22/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/22/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 11/09/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2019 02/17/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: Non-UGA Type of Instruction: Lecture
Language of Instruction: English Housing Type: 0, Dorm/Student Residence, Homestay, Private Apartment
Academic Area: Biology, Sociology Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0 or above
Open to non-UGA students: No
Program Description:

Public Health

Northern European healthcare systems are currently facing rising costs, aging populations, and socio-economic inequality. Analyze and debate these challenges and their interplay with the organization, financing, and prioritization within the systems. 


  • Examine what determines the setting of priorities for healthcare provision and the relationship between the many stakeholders involved in policymaking and delivery of health services 
  • Access real-life and current debates within the Danish healthcare system by presenting a semester-long research project in collaboration with a Danish public health institution 
  • While on course-integrated study tours, compare and contrast national healthcare systems in Eastern and Western Europe 

This program is right for you, if you study public health, public policy, or health science, or wish to pursue a graduate degree or future career in the health professions. 



Health Delivery and Prioritization
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Build your knowledge of public health by analyzing and comparing the organization of different Northern European healthcare systems. Examine the structural and financial framework related to public health and the provision of health services, and discuss how to prioritize resources. 

Week-Long Study Tour: Helsinki-Tallinn 

Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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