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Dance Denmark

Slagelse, Denmark
January 5 – 26, 2020

Course Overview

Spend three weeks in Denmark with UMBC Assistant Professor Ann Sofie Clemmensen and earn three credits (GEP: AH & C). Learn about the culture of Denmark and community engagement as you build meaningful relationships with UMBC faculty and fellow students. No Dance Experience Required.

The program cost includes:

  • One UMBC course taught by Professor Clemmensen DANC 299 (3 credits GEP: AH & C)
  • Housing
  • All meals
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off in Copenhagen
  • Local transportation
  • Overnight excursion to Copenhagen
  • Guest lectures
  • Cultural Activities (entrance to museums)
  • International Health Insurance

Pre-Departure Program Requirements

  • Minimum GPA: You must have at least a 2.5 GPA when you apply and be in good academic and disciplinary standing.
  • Attend Study Abroad 101: One-hour sessions are held every Monday at 12pm, Wednesday at 11am and Thursday at 3pm in Administration Building 301.
  • Drop-In Education Abroad Advising: You must meet with an Education Abroad advisor during a drop-in advising session. Drop-in advising is available every Tuesday at 3pm and Friday at 12pm in Administration Building 301.

Cost and Payment Schedule

Charged to Student Account



Non-Refundable Application Fee


Day after application deadline

Non-Refundable Confirmation Deposit


Within 10 days of committing to program

Program Fee (remaining balance)


Remaining program fee (minus the $500 deposits previously paid) is billed upon registration for study abroad course/s

Non-Refundable Late Application Fee


Late fee is charged if you apply after the standard deadline


Faculty Overview

Ann Sofie Clemmensen, a native of Denmark, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dance at UMBC. She holds a BA from the Norwegian College of Dance, a first-class honor post-graduate degree from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (UK) and a MFA in Dance from The Ohio State University. Her choreographic and educational research is centered around movement and its realization through patterns, both in the visual sense as well as knowledge that takes place in the body as it receives and interprets information. She has worked collaboratively with various choreographers and visual artists and her choreographic work has been featured both nationally and internationally.