DIS Copenhagen October 03, 2018

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/13/2018 to 05/11/2018 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about being in a new environment and settling down on my own. I also enjoyed most of my classes.

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.

Not a very difficult program

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I lived in a newly built kollegium 5/5 recommend!

* Food:

I cooked for myself for most of the time

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I lived with three Danes in our shared apartment

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

Finances

* 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)

I was traveling a lot so this doesn't really apply

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Beginner

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Practical CS classes
  • Copenhagen
  • Nimbus Kollegium
* What could be improved?
  • Danish culture immersion
  • Option to take more classes
  • More involvement with local clubs/communities
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The city of Copenhagen has a lot to explore

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.

Individual Course Reviews

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Danish I

Course Department: Danish
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Comments: Not very challenging but a lot of fun
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Big Data

Course Department: Computer Science
Instructor:
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Project-heavy class -- I learned a lot
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Artificial Intelligence

Course Department: Computer Science
Instructor:
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Not very clear and sometimes boring
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Game Development

Course Department: Computer Science
Instructor: Benno
Instruction Language: English
Comments: I learned a whole lot in this class
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