Copenhagen: Inspirational and Liberal Past Review

By (Anthropology., Trinity University) for

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned that European modern Welfare state systems produced much less social inequality than the neoliberal state system of the U.S.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Decent workload and fair grading system.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Strengths: very organized Weaknesses: None

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Very safe neighborhood.

* Food:

Lots of food options all over Copenhagen.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Sustainability program field trip to The Netherlands and Germany was very informative and relevant. Best part of the program.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Very safe

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 100 dollars.
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Very expensive city


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?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The large amount of people
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing