A semester of growth and friendship January 27, 2020

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/16/2019 to 12/14/2019 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
lots of friendships and independence! very worthwhile

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

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

very supportive program, the right level of challenge, beautiful city


* 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-$350
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Plan traveling as early as possible, prioritize restaurants to go to


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
  • Other
  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • 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?
  • people
  • city of Copenhagen
  • opportunity to travel
* What could be improved?
  • none
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? travel to warmer places earlier!

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:


Course Department:
Instruction Language:
Comments: Valuable real world experience
Credit Transfer Issues:
Course Name/Rating:

Positive Psychology

Course Department:
Instruction Language:
Comments: It was interesting but not as thorough or intensive as a Middlebury course- I got a lot out of it however and the field studies were valuable
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