I could not have chosen a better city than Copenhagen Past Review

By (Finance and Financial Management Services., Villanova University) for

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I feel more aware of what is going on throughout the world. I also feel a great pride towards Denmark

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The workload was a little bit heavier than other study abroad programs. The classes, however, were very interesting.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

No problems

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

I am a vegetarian and did not have any problems.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Study tours, travel break

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Keep a copy of your passport and all credit cards. Also, bring more than one credit card to keep in your room in case one is stolen

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
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

Practice with host family or resident advisor

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Living arrangements
  • Attracts interesting students
  • Beautiful city
* What could be improved?
  • No class on friday rather than wednesday
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The city is very expensive. Also, there are not as many conveniences as we have in America