Lived in a dream world for six weeks! Past Review

By (Neurobiology, Neurosciences, Trinity University) - abroad from 05/21/2017 to 07/01/2017 with

DIS Summer in Scandinavia

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about myself and was also very inspired by the Danish culture. It was definitely worth while

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.

The academics were very organized and I feel like I learned a lot even though I was only there for six weeks. The professors and classes offered were outstanding.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

They gave enough information to help us be successful but it was not too controlling

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Danish people keep to themselves quite a bit, so sometimes it was hard to meet actual Danes, but when I did they were very nice. I do feel like I got to experience 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

DIS was a great program in a great city.


* 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? $200
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? find out which days museums are free and do things with friends to split the cost


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • 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?
  • classes offered
  • location
  • Danish culture
* What could be improved?
  • Honestly not much
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I honestly can't think of much. I am happy with what I learned while I was there and would not want to have it any other way.