Denmark; exciting, memorable, and difficult all at the same time. Past Review

By (Accountancy, University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse) for

Copenhagen Business School: Copenhagen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes,I became more personable and better at doing things on my own.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

There was little to no workload during the semester and a heavy workload during finals. They used a 12 Point Grading Scale.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Housing department was little help and the schools administrative policies were suspect.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Nice housing for me personally but others had a very difficult time finding housing. Some students spent the whole semster living and paying for a hostel.

* Food:

Quality and availabilty of food was not as good as I had hoped

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Oktoberfest and La Tomatina

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

It was one of the safest cities I have ever been too, and we all had free health care

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Don't be afraid to spend money on food. Don't save money at expense to your health.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Exchange

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Traveling
  • City
  • People
* What could be improved?
  • Housing Department
  • School Administration