Incredible institute for anyone interested in International Affairs, broadly. February 10, 2019

By (Wellesley College) - abroad from 08/27/2018 to 12/22/2018 with

Geneva Graduate Institute - Undergraduate Semester Programme

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Learned a lot about all of the international institutions in Geneva, incredible exposure to the professionals in the fields as well as how excellent the academics were.

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

Finances

* 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)

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • International Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The academics
  • The mentorship program
* What could be improved?
  • Would be great to have a year-long undergraduate exchange opportunity.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The expenses will be high, people at the institute are generally quite well-dressed.