Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Dates: June 22 - August 2, 2013 with arrangements for three-week option also available
Term: six weeks during summer term
Objective: This program offers students the opportunity to study a variety of international and Scandinavian business topics at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). Classes are taught by a combination of international faculty.
Graduate students have the option of taking 1 intensive 3-week course followed by 3 weeks to write a research paper for 4 credits, or 2 courses that meet for three hours each twice a week over 6 weeks for 8 credits. Grading is on an S-N basis. Students pursuing the 3 week option will be overseas for the first three weeks of the program. To view course offerings, please visit the Copenhagen Business School at www.cbs.dk/summer. Options include a wide range of classic business courses, as well as more diverse courses that draw on other academic disciplines, for instance Humanitarian Operations and Social Media Analytics.
This program is open to Carlson graduate students in good academic standing with a minimum of a bachelor's degree plus one year of university studies at a master's level. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance.
Copenhagen is home to global leaders in pharmaceuticals, production, communications, and information technology. Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is the second largest business school in Europe and students from around the world come to the International Summer University Program.
See Quick Links to the right for detailed information from the partner school. Students take classes for 3 to 6 weeks. Most classes are taught on Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesday & Thursdays. There are no classes held on Fridays. All courses include preliminary assignments to be completed before arrival.
CBS organizes a variety of social activities in Copenhagen, including international dinners, Danish folk-dancing, city walking tours, and also sponsored tours of Denmark and neighboring countries. These activities are optional and their cost is not included in the program fee.
Students live in dormitory-style residence halls with Danish, U.S., and international students. All accommodations include a kitchen and internet. Housing is available on a first served basis so early application is encouraged. Please note that housing can be rented only for the entire 6 week program. Students have full access to CBS facilities including computer labs and libraries. To view housing options, please visit CBS.
These estimates will vary based on student preference and exchange rates. All details subject to change based on economic and international factors.
|Tuition* for 4 or 8 credits||Current Carlson per-credit tuition|
|Program Fee maintains resident student status and covers program administration and international health insurance**. This amount will appear on the U of M student account.||$1,500|
|Transportation: estimated cost of round trip flight from Minneapolis to Copenhagen||$1,000|
Documentation: passport and photos
|Housing cost depends on room size, single or shared double apartment-style dorm||$900 - $2,200|
|Essential Daily Living Expenses: approximately $20 USD per day||$840|
|Miscellaneous includes books/supplies and local transportation||$300|
$4,682 - $5,982 plus tuition
*See One Stop for more information about tuition and fees.
**Students should also maintain their U.S.-based health insurance plan while abroad.
For detailed application information and instructions please visit theApplyÂ page.
Summer program applications open January 1st for the coming summer term. Requirements include the application form, a resume, and Global Immersion essay. A nonrefundable application fee of $50 is applied to the applicant's U of M student account.Â Submit a completed applicationÂ by the February 15th deadline for summer programs.
Application to all programs is based on a review by the education abroad selection committee and selection notifications are sent out within four weeks of the application deadline. Once selected, students are given the opportunity to confirm acceptance, at which point they are subject toÂ Education Abroad policies. Confirmed students may then submit an official application to Copenhagen Business School.