A Great Time July 15, 2022

By (Economics & Religion, Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/14/2022 to 05/14/2022 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was very worthwhile and I learn a lot about myself and what I need to do to be confident

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.

Could have been much harder, about 1/4 of the work of Middlebury

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

DIS did a great job, they know what they are doing

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Loved it. Kids I met were awesome and they did a great job pairing us together

* Food:

Had to cook which I didn't mind.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

You are there with Americans and you meet no one else

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?


* Safety:

CPH is very safe

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

It was so much fun. It was totally a stress-free semester and the people I met were so great.


* 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 bad, Copenhagen is very expensive

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


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* 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?
  • The dorms
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? A little more danish

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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An active student leader, it was important for you to network abroad as well. Once overseas, you sought out student clubs, volunteered with local organizations, or attended community events. You encouraged your friends join you, and often considered how you could reflect your international experiences in a resume.

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Refugee Law

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Course Department:
Instructor: Morgan
Instruction Language:
Comments: Great Class, not a lot of work
Credit Transfer Issues:
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Danish Language and Culture

Course Department:
Instructor: Nina
Instruction Language: English / Danish
Comments: Loved this Class, was a lot of fun
Credit Transfer Issues:
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Course Department:
Instructor: Kristin
Instruction Language:
Comments: Great Class, wished there was a little more instruction
Credit Transfer Issues: