Learning about the Cool City of Copenhagen February 01, 2023

By (Urban Studies, Wellesley College) - abroad from 08/17/2023 to 12/22/2023 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
sort of

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.

fairly low workload which was great and professors were really good

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

fairly good- answered most questions in a timely manner. lots of people to help.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

not satisfied because i was not sure the housing situation i was going to and didn't suit my needs - i wanted to be culturally immersed, not living in a single with other exchange students

* Food:

did not provide food, but gave us stipend. got expensive but received no compensation for it

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

program gave tips on what to do

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?


* Safety:

never felt super unsafe

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* 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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Other
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
  • International Students
* 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?
  • classes
  • being in copenhagen
* What could be improved?
  • only americans
  • housing matching
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? that classes are only american students except philosophy and there are scholarships

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Academic or Linguist
You went abroad with specific academic goals in mind; the program credentials and rigor of your coursework abroad were very important to you. You had a great time abroad, but never lost sight of your studies and (if applicable) were diligent with your foreign language study. Good for you!