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Denmark - Entrepreneurship & Innovation

May 13 – 28, 2018



The Course: GLS-120 Education Experience Abroad (3 credits)
Explore comparative differences between the United States, Denmark and the entire European community, with emphasis in entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation.  You will study, work and travel together with Danish college students focusing on topics like: how to start up a new company, trend analysis, cultural differences and communication styles.

The Country
Funen, Vikings, H.C. Andersen, Helsingør or LEGO ... Do you know what these names have in common? It’s the Scandinavian country of Denmark located just north of Germany, in northern Europe  – your destination for studying abroad! It’s a modern market economy with high-tech agriculture, up-to-date, small-scale and corporate industry, extensive government welfare measures, comfortable living standards, a stable currency and a high dependence on foreign trade.
 
Program Highlights:
  • Work in multicultural teams with students from Zealand Institute in Denmark  on a global business project
  • Visit local business (chocolate factory, brewery, start-ups, etc. )
  • Engage in cultural excursions (Roskilde Cathedral, Rosenborg Castle, Viking Ship Museum, Tivoli garden)

Estimated Program Fee: $3,950 
($1,000 Global Advantage Scholarships for Qualified Students) 

Includes:
  • Round Trip Airfare 
  • Housing 
  • Some meals 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Cultural Excursions 
Does Not Include: 
  • Tuition for 3 Summer 2018 credits 
  • Personal Expenses
  • Passport Fee 

Faculty Contact:
Todd Saville, Faculty/Financial Services
Office: Nielsen Hall room 123
Email: todd.saville@kirkwood.edu