Copenhagen: Challenging and Formidable Past Review

By (Marketing., Providence College) for

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Great experience in foreign culture

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.

Moderate compared to PC.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Teachers are very accessible and willing to help. Class size was formidable. Lack of real campus.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Netto is the best and least expensive place to go

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Long study break to England

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Safest city I have ever been in

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? Take advantage of the grocery stipend


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The environment
  • The location
  • The people
* What could be improved?
  • More money on food stipend
  • Closer housing
  • More club sports
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Save and spend money wisely