Ever Best experience For Ever! Past Review


DIS Copenhagen: Semester

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

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

I regard DIS the best study-abroad program from what I have known. All field study trips are very useful and enjoyable. Professors are great and tutors are very helpful. The Danes are very friendly.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Food in Denmark is very healthy. I like it!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

The weekend adventurous trip to Sweden was awesome. We did rappelling, climbing, hiking, and had barbecue together at night. The optional study tour to Czech was great as well. We stayed in a castle-like hotel. Activities including caving, hiking, rappelling, arching, and Hallo-wen party and etc. The countryside of Czech is so beautiful!

* 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


* 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? 200usd per week.
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? You have to plan ahead


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? Danish language is not available in DePauw.
Language acquisition improvement?

I can practice language with classmates, my Danish Buddy, and when shopping with local merchants.

Other Program Information

* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Who love to adapt to new cultures and know various people in the world.