One of the coolest experiences ever January 31, 2019

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/17/2018 to 12/14/2018 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned what other parts of the world are like and got invaluable experiences.

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:

* 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


* 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? $300


* 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
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? None in danish
How many hours per day did you use the language?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • 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? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Classes
  • People
  • Location
* What could be improved?
  • Food
  • Structure
  • Immersion
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Meet more danish people.

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

Course Name/Rating:

Sports Economics

Course Department:
Instructor: Munk and Cortsen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: My favorite class in Copenhagen, amazing guest speakers
Credit Transfer Issues: no
Course Name/Rating:

Economics of Crime

Course Department:
Instructor: Sørensen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Extremely interesting class about economics of international crime
Credit Transfer Issues: no
Course Name/Rating:

Danish Language and Culture I

Course Department:
Instructor: Gross
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Very challenging language, but teacher is great
Credit Transfer Issues: no
Course Name/Rating:

Terorrism and Counterterrorism from a European Perspective

Course Department:
Instructor: Lohmann
Instruction Language: English
Comments: The field trips were great
Credit Transfer Issues: no
Course Name/Rating:

Corporate Finance: European Case Studies

Course Department:
Instructor: Knudsen
Instruction Language: English.
Comments: Yes, challenging but I felt prepared
Credit Transfer Issues: No