Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Perspective (3cr.)
Places you will visit during the Denmark program
Learn more about the O’Neill in Denmark program
V482/V582 – Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Perspective (3cr.)
Program Directors: Kirsten Grønbjerg & Allison Schnable
This three credit course (V482/V582) takes place at DIS Copenhagen, a study abroad nonprofit attracting students from all over the world. Classes will focus on a comparative perspective, introducing students to alternative shapes of nonprofit organizations and civil society. Class sessions will include lectures from both O’Neill faculty and Danish nonprofit and political leaders, as well as visits to political, historical, and nonprofit sites around the city. The class will look at ways that the Danish nonprofit sector is responding to a number of global challenges, including the COVID-19 Pandemic, refugee crisis, religious pluralism, and climate change. Students will be staying in a residential neighborhood, experiencing the daily life and rhythms of this modern, Nordic city.
IU Bloomington Undergrads: See how this course counts towards your major/minor at O'Neill here.
- Visit Settlementet pa Vesterbro, a job and education social enterprise
- Meet leaders at Mødrehjælpen, one of Denmark’s oldest nonprofits supporting single women and children
- Hear from the Danish Red Cross how it is working with refugees in Denmark
- Visit DGI, national membership organization for sports
- Learn from the leaders of Concito, Denmark’s green think tank
- Experience the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, one of Copenhagen’s great art museums, and learn the story of the beer company behind it
- Take a half-day excursion to Christianborg and Raadhuspladsen, the Danish parliament building and Copenhagen city hall
- Take a boat canal and a bike tour of Copenhagen
Note: Your IU Bloomington Bursar account will be charged two amounts for participation in this O’Neill International program:
- O’Neill International program fee (two payments)
- IU Bloomington Tuition
For a full breakdown of estimated cost, see the Denmark fee sheet.
2023 O’Neill in Denmark Program Fee: $2,500
The program fee will be charged to your Bursar account in two installments:
- A $550 non-refundable pre-payment shortly after you confirm your participation in the program
- The remaining program fee balance will be charged in March, due in April
The program fee for this program includes:
- Medical insurance
- Two dinners
- Public transportation pass for unlimited travel in central Copenhagen
- Cultural excursions
Flights are not included in the program fee
IU Bloomington Tuition – 3 credits
The tuition cost for this O’Neill International program is based on IU Bloomington tuition. The cost of tuition you pay will vary based on your student status. For more information on the cost of summer tuition, please contact IU Student Central.
You will need to pay for your flight to Denmark, food, and other incidentals.
The O’Neill International Equal Opportunity Scholarship is available to help O’Neill students from IUB and IUPUI study abroad. Please visit our scholarship page for eligibility requirements and application deadlines.
Other scholarships are available on a competitive basis.
During the applicaton period (December 1-January 27) an "Apply Now" button will be available at the top of this page. You will need to submit the online application by 5 p.m. on January 27.
Detailed application instructions
If you have any issues throughout the application process, please do not hesitate to contact the O'Neill International Office, 812-855-7568, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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