Medical Practice & Policy Medical Practice & Policy

This program offers you unique and valuable hands-on medical experiences, such as clinical lab exercises, as well as insight into clinical practices and healthcare in Europe.



This program is right for you if you have a serious interest in medicine and science and are considering pursing a graduate degree in the health professions.


>> Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
In this course, taught on site at a university hospital, you will focus on the most important human diseases, their diagnoses and treatments, and clinical working methods of Danish physicians as practiced in the Danish medical system.


DIS has over 190 elective courses for you to build your curriculum from after choosing your required core course. You have to opportunity to focus on your major or diversify by selecting any combination of courses based on your needs. Click here for electives related to biology, pre-medicine/health science, public health, and biomedicine/biotechnology.

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This is the best class I have taken on medical science. Your professors are actually doctors. If you ask them a hypothetical question, chances are they have a real story to answer with. Along with all of this, we got to go on our two study tours as a class and speak with doctors and hospital staff in Western Denmark, as well as in Berlin and Poznan. It was extremely helpful to learn how different health care can be in Europe even though the countries are all part of the European Union. It also gave us a unique perspective on American healthcare and what we can do to use the system to its maximum potential.

Devon Huntley American University

It’s been an honor and a privilege to learn from doctors who not only care about their patients, but also about their students. Their enthusiasm to teach our class, making sure we are excited about learning the symptoms/treatments of diabetes, COPD, cardiovascular system, etc. was always so evident.

I will never have such diverse clinical experiences again until I actually enter medical school. From visiting different departments, talking to so many different doctors, nurses, and patients, I could finally imagine myself becoming a part of ‘the team’.

SunHye Park University of Virginia
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