Easy Cultural Integration March 03, 2020

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/17/2020 to 12/06/2019 with

The Swedish Program: Stockholm, Sweden

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was a meaningful experience. Having lived in Germany for 8 years, I was able to easily adapt to the environment and make new friends with the locals.

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

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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  • Local Students
  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Events
  • Friends/ People
* What could be improved?
  • Academics - teaching
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? What I experienced was beyond my expectations, so I don’t have any that I wish I knew.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Swedish Language 1

Course Department:
Instructor: Camilla Svereus
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Energy and Environmental Economics

Course Department:
Instructor: Elena Paltseva
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Economics of European Integration

Course Department:
Instructor: Pehr-Johan Norbäck
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