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DIS Copenhagen - Biomedicine
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
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Areas of Study:
Biological Sciences
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Program:
Affiliated
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Apartment, Homestay, Residence Hall
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Class Eligibility:
3. Junior, 4. Senior
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Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
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Program Type:
Study
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Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Description:
Program Description:
Biomedicine
Experience the dynamics of drug discovery and development, learn biotechnology-based methods for disease treatment, and widen your perspective on the relationship between research in academia and the biotech industry.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Get hands-on experience through the Drug Development Project by interviewing researchers at a Scandinavian biotechnology company about their products and technology
  • Visit leading biotechnology companies and research institutions to learn about next-generation biopharmaceuticals
  • Gain insight into world-leading biotechnology research and development while on faculty-led Study Tours
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Neuroscience
  • Pre-Medicine/Health Science 

CORE COURSE
Medical Biotechnology and Drug Development
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
The course explores the impact that biotechnology has on medicine, including personalized medicine, immune response reactions and side effects, vaccine development and stem cell technology. Topics are covered using a 3-module approach: drug discovery and development, peptides and nucleotides as biopharmaceuticals, and immune defense-related biopharmaceuticals. The course further compares the Danish and European pharmaceutical and biotechnology research communities, and the business aspects involved in drug development through Field Studies and during the Study Tours. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Edinburgh (Fall) or London (Spring) 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
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Rolling Admission 01/11/2019 05/12/2019

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