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Denmark International Study Budget

Posted on January 25, 2013

Denmark International Study
Academic Year 2013-2014

The fees, charges and expenses shown are estimates provided by DIS and are based on current information only and are subject to change.

Program Costs to be paid to Wheaton College:

  • Wheaton Tuition

Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or the student activities fee while on a study abroad program. Fees will be billed to students on their regular Wheaton College student account during regular billing cycles (July for Fall semester & December for Spring semester).

Wheaton Confirmation Fee:
All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation.

Program Includes:

  • Tuition & Fees
  • Round-trip airfare from NYC or Boston to Copenhagen
  • Danish Health Insurance (does not replace supplemental study abroad insurance)
  • Local transportation from housing location to DIS
  • Program-related study tours
  • Cell phone rental (Students pay usage fees.)
  • Board (host family only)

Other Expenses per semester:  Students are responsible for all the following additional expenses.  Refundable charges will be returned to students at the end of the semester minus any expenses for loss or damages. These are estimates and may change depending on exchange rates, lifestyle, and other factors.

Comprehensive Housing & Student Affairs Fee
$5,395/semester (10,790/year)
(host family, Kollegium, Danish Roommate, Folkehøjskole, DIS Residential Community)

Meals/per month (non-host family, after DIS stipend)*

Book Charges (if books are damaged or lost during semester)
$20-50 per book

Optional Study Tour Fees (some study tours included)

Program Change Fee (course change after 30 days or less)

Required Study Abroad Insurance [not required if already on the Wheaton College Health Plan (Koster)]
$40 per month

Danish Residence Permit (subject to change)

Personal Expenses (varies per lifestyle)
$1,500- 3,000

*A $600 food stipend is provided towards all non-host family students’ grocery costs.  Students typically report spending $250-$400/month in addition to the food stipend. For additional details go to www.dis.dk/housing.

Students are responsible for housing & board costs incurred during any scheduled program breaks during or in between semesters.  Housing is only available between semesters for Kollegium students.

Currency Exchange: Students should be aware that exchange rates fluctuate daily and students should investigate currency rates using the following website:  http://www.xe.com/

Program details are subject to change at the discretion of the Center for Global Education

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