Life Changing Experience with the Danes Past Review

By (Accounting, Villanova University) for

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

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.

great class structure with interesting and engaging discussions. thought material taught was relevant to actual happenings. enjoyed having field trip to see companies we were learning about.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

great staff who are very personable!!

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

always available

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

the best social experience of my entire life! the students were so inclusive and DIS excels at creating and sustaining a good social enviornment during field trips, etc.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

city was extremely safe! Never felt unsafe around DIS campus.

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

The Danes I lived with. Did not need to know Danish for everyday interactions. Almost everyone spoke English very well.

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • the students
  • the staff
  • the structure
* What could be improved?
  • housing department?
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Would encourage anyone who is thinking of going abroad to do this program! Copenhagen is a very enjoyable, relaxing, and manageable city