Semesteret er spændende! December 18, 2018

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/18/2018 to 12/15/2018 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was very worthwhile. I was exposed to so many new perspectives and cultures that now inform my own viewpoint.

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

I bought my own food, it was not provided by the program

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* 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

I enjoyed the academics, living situation, and city thoroughly.


* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $100
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Buy flights early


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

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?

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?
  • Architecture classes
  • LLC living situation
  • The city of Copenhagen
* What could be improved?
  • Food stipend
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Nothing

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Avid Adventurer
The wardrobe you packed was better suited for a semester of camping than club hopping. Outdoorsy, you might forgo a crazy night out for an early all-day adventure. You'd rather take in the rich culture of an old town than the metropolis of a modern city, but for you getting off the grid is ideal.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

20th and 21st Century Danish Architecture

Course Department: Architecture
Instructor: Jesper Pagh
Instruction Language: English
Comments: We learned very interesting material and got to go visit architectural sites quite often. Professor was engaging
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Artificial Intelligence

Course Department: Computer Science
Instructor: Thomas Bolander
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Instruction was often boring. The bulk of the grade came from a programming assignment, but no programming was taught, only concepts.
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Danish Language and Culture

Course Department:
Instructor: Ditte Marie
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was challenging and the teaching was good, I learned a lot
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Urban Design

Course Department: Architecture
Instructor: Michaela Nota
Instruction Language: English
Comments: The teacher was knowledgeable, although I feel like I could have learned more in this course. Field trips were well-used
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