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Denmark-Culture Study Abroad


Howard Community College is pleased to offer a summer study abroad program to two major cities in Denmark to study the basics of the art and culture of Denmark. Students will prepare for the program in the month preceding departure, which leaves June 26th, returning July 12th. Students will spend one week in Odense, the birthplace of writer Hans Christian Andersen, and one week in the capital city of Copenhagen, experiencing the art and culture of Denmark, as well as day trips to other areas of interest in Denmark. The program will take place during Jazz Festival in Copenhagen and will involve numerous excursions to important cultural sites.

This study abroad program will involve significant walking.


Day 1- Leave for Copenhagen
Day 2- Arrive in CPH, Take the bus to Odense; Settle into Odense dorms, Hans Christian Anderson
Day 3- Odense: Trapholdt Museum for Furniture Art and Man Meets the Sea in Esbejerg (Jutland)
Day 4- Odense: Egeskov Castle
Day 5- Odense: Brandts Museum for Photography
Day 6- CPH: Travel to CPH, settle into dorms
Day 7- CPH: Sightseeing bus including canal tour and Little Mermaid
Day 8- CPH: Hamlet’s Castle
Day 9- CPH: Arken Art Museum
Day 10- CPH: Ny Glyptotek, Black Diamond, Statens Museum for Kunst
Day 11- CPH: Viking Museum
Day 12- CPH: Open day for exploring shops and neighborhoods
Day 13- CPH: Karen Blixen Museum
Day 14- CPH: Day trip to Sweden
Day 15- CPH: Louisiana Art Museum
Day 16- CPH: Final Day/Evening in Copenhagen
Day 17- CPH: Take train to Kastrup, depart for US
Schedule is subject to change depending on prices and entrance availability.


The Art and Culture of Denmark – FINE-101 (3 credits)
The student will approach the humanities through an interdisciplinary study of nine major art forms: film, theatre, music, dance, painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, and art in literature. Each of these art forms is considered from the perspectives of the meaning and form expressed. As part of the creative process, a broad range of the various arts will be explored in this study abroad experience. The challenge to the student in this course is to develop perceptual awareness and aesthetic sensitivity as well as a foundation for a life-long relationship with the arts regardless of his or her field of study.


The cost for the program is $3,550*. [Limited Financial Aid is available for HCC credit students.]

The $3,550* cost per person includes:

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Ground Transportation to and from the airport in Denmark and scheduled excursions
  • Accommodations in Odense and Copenhagen
  • Select program excursions

Additional cost not included in the program:

  • Personal spending money for shopping
  • Any excursions that students may undertake during open time
  • Meals

*HCC reserves the right to increase the cost of the Program Fee up to 10% due to increased program costs, increased flight costs, and/or currency fluctuations.


Marie Westhaver
Phone: 443-518-4190


$500 Non-Refundable: due at registration
$1,525 Initial Payment due: January 17, 2014
Final Payment due: February 14, 2014
Additional tuition fee required for FINE 101 (3 credits)


Contact Program Director or
International Education Office, CL 113
Howard Community College
Phone: 443-518-1640
Fax: 443-518-4571

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