Amazing city and experience! July 12, 2022

By (International Politics and Economics, Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/10/2022 to 05/13/2022 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Just had a great time

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.

Good program, some niche particularities about Danish professors, but overall a great time

* 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?

Most ended up spending time with Americans

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

Very well addressed, just need to advocate for yourself

* 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)

Copenhagen is great but expensive, professors were good at answering questions about how reasonable things actually were or if they were overpriced.


* 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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • 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?
  • above
* What could be improved?
  • Consistency with professors/grades
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Easy to travel with this program schedule, but CPH airport isn’t always the best/not the most convenient.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Arctic Geopolitics

Course Department: Political Science
Instructor: Alex Hviid
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues: