Striking Out on My Own in Denmark Past Review

By (PSYCHOLOGY., Trinity University) for

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I actually became a lot more conscious of issues regarding sexuality.

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.

It was fine. Emphasis on experience, not the classroom.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Everything was quick, thoughtful and comprehensive.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

I just missed American food. No peanut butter.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Tivoli Gardens, the beach

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Don't walk in the red light district late at night. Also, travel WITH people when you go to other countries.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* 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? Save up for this study abroad experience. Denmark is extremely expensive.


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 people
* What could be improved?
  • The buildings