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Snapshot

Minimum GPA: 3.00

Terms and Dates:

  • Fall 2019
  • Spring 2020
  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2021

Advisor:

Alayne Prine

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning

Off-campus partner:

DIS

Overview

DIS has rolling admissions and popular courses can fill early.

Opportunity Description

What is unique about this program?

With the ever-increasing speed of technological advancement in computer science, it is crucial to stay ahead of the curve. Utilize your study abroad experience to gain unique access to new perspectives and advancements in the field.  Denmark invests heavily in this area with specialized educations and public funds for tech startups, making it a unique place to study computer science.  This program could be a good fit for you if you study:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Science
  • Mathematics

What is unique about Copenhagen?

  • Denmark has fostered a number of famous computer scientists, such as the inventor of the C++ programming language and the author of the V8 JavaScript engine used in Google Chrome
  • There is a range of innovative game companies, in addition to the enthusiastic independent game developers eager to make the next big hit
  • Denmark is home to the largest game jam in the world, the Nordic Game Jam
  • There is a strong tradition for entrepreneurship using IT, where many successful and internationally used applications have been created, such as Skype, Endomondo, and Podio
  • Watch videos on DIS's YouTube channel for a more in-depth look at the city. 

How do I choose among programs?

  • See the Office of Global Learning’s “Selecting a Program” page for information on program types and considerations
  • Use the search features on the Experience Cornell  Opportunities page to filter for programs approved by your college, and by particular subject areas
  • Go to the “Get Advice” page for information on drop-in advising hours, scheduling an advising appointment, returned student contacts, and college advisors for study abroad
  • Find out about upcoming events, check out FAQs, and read stories from returned study abroad students

How do I apply?

Applying to study abroad is a two-step process. You may complete both steps simultaneously, but the Cornell approval process must be complete before your program advisor in the Office of Global Learning can submit any approval or nomination to the program.

  1. For Cornell Approval, click on the "Apply" button on this webpage. Applications are approved by the Office of Global Learning on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this page.
  2. For Program Admission, complete an external application directly on the program’s webpage, using the link in the “Snapshot” section. (Note: This deadline may be in advance of the general Cornell deadline for approval. Many programs fill by rolling admission.