So much fun August 14, 2019

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/12/2019 to 05/12/2019 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Had so much fun, but did not interact with too many locals

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.

* 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

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 125

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
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? None
How many hours per day did you use the language? 0

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Other
* 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? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • No Wednesday class
  • Easy to make friends
  • Easy class
* What could be improved?
  • More local involement
  • Food money
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Location matters a lot

Individual Course Reviews

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Sports Economics

Course Department: Economics
Instructor: Frederik Munk & Kenneth Cortsen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: The field trips we're a lot of fun and took us to actual sports matches. I learned a lot about the world of sports marketing and eco omics
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Danish Lanagauge and Culture

Course Department: Language
Instructor: Catharina Rosendal
Instruction Language: Danish
Comments: A little bit challenging, but the the teacher was great at teachinf
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Environment economics

Course Department: Economics
Instructor: David Possem
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Course was not too difficult, but some of the instructions were unclear
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Innovation and entrepreneurship

Course Department: Interdepartmental
Instructor: Mikael Fuhr
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Amazing class, learned a lot of about to build a start up from the ground up
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Textile Design in Scandinavia Workshop

Course Department: Studio Art
Instructor: Malene Kristiansen, Helle Vibeke Jensen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Challenging but rewarding
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