A semester October 11, 2022

By (Neuroscience, Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/15/2022 to 05/28/2022 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I was able to discover a new culture and it was definitely worthwile.

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

This program was a great balance between academics and leisure, as the courses were somewhat challenging but still allowed us to enjoy our time abroad.


* 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? $50


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Travelling
  • Meeting students from other universities
  • Taking unique courses
* What could be improved?
  • Roommate pairing
  • Classrooms
  • Printing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Nothing, information about the program could be found easily.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Danish Language and Culture

Course Department:
Instruction Language: Danish
Comments: This course was very enriching and enhanced my cultural learning in Denmark. The workload was manageable, and the professor was extremely prepared and knowledgable. We were assessed with projects and exams.
Credit Transfer Issues: N/A
Course Name/Rating:

Neuropsychology of Brain Injury

Course Department: Neuroscience
Instruction Language: English
Comments: This course was challenging and enriching. The professor was slightly unorganized, but I enjoyed the course nonetheless. We were assessed with a paper and two exams, as well as a presentation.
Credit Transfer Issues: N/A
Course Name/Rating:

Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness

Course Department: Neuroscience
Instruction Language: English
Comments: The professor facilitated great discussions and offered many insightful ideas relating to consciousness. This course was also more philosophical than many courses offered in the Neuroscience department at Middlebury. We were assessed with exams, a presentation, and an independent research paper/project.
Credit Transfer Issues: N/A
Course Name/Rating:

Shadow Wars: Fake News and Hybrid Warfare

Course Department: Politics
Instructor: Martin Rasmussen
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues: