Great Experience Abroad! August 03, 2020

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/16/2019 to 05/08/2020 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Learned a lot about international differences and the European cultural landscape.

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.

The program was very hands-on and you applicable to life beyond college.

* 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)

$100

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Cook at home as much as possible.

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

Super difficult to speak Danish because Danes are all so good at English and a bit resistant to use Danish with you.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Country
  • Courses
  • Living Situations
* What could be improved?
  • Local Integration
  • More International
  • Set better expectations around price of living in Copenhagen
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? To try and reach out to locals.

Individual Course Reviews

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Danish Language and Culture

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Urban Economics

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Environmental Economics

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Development Economics

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Instructor: Mikael Fuhr
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