International Field Study

Denmark – Live Like a Local

Denmark is a global leader in sustainability!  Home to the world’s first 100 percent renewable energy powered island, an old industrial plant turned ski hill and thousands of other remarkable sustainable innovations.  Students participating in this experience will have the opportunity to experience Denmark’s world class active & public transport, renewable energy use, sustainable supply chain, socially-minded wellness culture and waste management systems. Find out why Danes consistently rank among the world’s most happy people.




Day 1| Depart for Denmark

Sunday April 19

Sit back and relax as we make our way to Copenhagen Denmark!



Day 2| Copenhagen

Monday April 20

Shake off the jet lag, we just landed in Copenhagen, Denmark! After checking into our accommodations we are free to explore the buzzing capital that mixes royal history and modern architecture with sustainable living and a booming restaurant scene. Stroll through the vibrant Latin Quarter, admire the beautiful Rosenborg Castle and relive the history of Amalienborg Palace.



Day 3| ARC Copenhill

Tuesday April 21

This morning we will visit Copenhagen Municipality and discover how the city plans to be Carbon Emission neutral by 2025 and how sustainability is managed at the municipality level. After a visit to the Hotel Crown Plaza and group lunch we will visit Amager Bakke to explore a re-purposed industrial plant now home to recreation and an artificial ski hill. ARC Copenhill is the most efficient performing European plant in terms of energy efficiency, waste treatment capacity, and environmental consideration, but also in terms of visual rendition and local acceptance. This evening we will travel to Roskilde where we will enjoy dinner and a free evening. 

Day 4| Sustainable Energy Day

Wednesday April 22

Today we learn the key strategies Denmark has implemented to produce  sustainable energy and how to transition waste to energy. Complimenting our lectures will be site visits to ARGO Roskilde where we will get an up close view of recycling technology and later Denmark’s University of Technology to discover the wind energy solutions of the future.

Day 5| Food Waste Management

Thursday April 23

Today we will discuss ecology, sustainable food production and how to create the shortest path from earth to table with Madkulturen. Madkulturen has set up a broadly composed think tank, Madtanken, which has to come up with new answers on how Denmark continues to have a people-based food culture. This afternoon we visit COOP Denmark, the winner of 2018’s Denmark’s Most Sustainable Brand and a key driver of ecology & sustainability.

Day 6|History of Denmark

Friday April 24

Develop your intercultural skills and awareness while learning Danish history from Viking Age to a modern constitutional monarchy and discovering how Denmark stays unique in Europe. This Afternoon we travel to the Land Of Legends,  where 10.000 years of Danish history is brought to life. Houses and settings from the Iron Age, Stone Age, Viking Age and the 19th century, historic workshops and domestic animals, located in the beautiful historic landscape near Roskilde.

Day 7| Sustainable Energy

Saturday April 25


Day 8| ARGO Roskilde

Sunday April 26

Today we visit ARGO Roskilde including a waste dump with recycling as well as learn about the Roskilde Festival’s sustainability strategy.



Day 9|Danish Wellness

Monday April 27

Today we learn about wellness trends, growth and market opportunities as well as wellness tourism in Greenland. We will also visit HORESTA’s Green initiative strategy on supply chain and delivery in reducing carbon footprint.



Day 10| Carlsberg

Tuesday April 28

This morning we commute back to Copenhagen to experience Carlsberg! Established in 1847 by brewer J.C. Jacobsen, J.C. was a true renaissance man. A believer in quality, research and serving the community, he shared his knowledge with fellow brewers. He looked to the future, prizing long-term growth over short-term gain. Over the years, these values have evolved to form Calsberg’s purpose: brewing for a better today and tomorrow.


Day 11| Depart Denmark

Wednesday April 29

Sit back and relax as we make out way back to Toronto.


  • Round-Trip Airfare
  • All Accommodations
  • Travel Insurance
  • Carlsberg Tour
  • Amager Bakke
  • Roskilde
  • Food Waste Management Tours
  • Danish Wellness Tours
  • Sustainable Energy Tours


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*Price may increase or decrease depending on exchange rates, final vendor quotes and number of participants.

$2199+/- (After $500 Grant )

TRIP DATE 04/19/2020





Open to all Niagara College students and Niagara College Alumni within 6 months of Graduation. Please note that part-time students and alumni are ineligible for the Be World Ready grant.


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*Note: if we will be flying through the United States of America, you must have permission to enter and leave the United States. If you require a U.S travel visa it is your responsibility to obtain this document and email [email protected] a copy/photo.

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