Enlightening January 08, 2018

By (University of Southern Indiana) - abroad from 10/20/2017 to 10/29/2017 with

USI: Osnabrueck - Block Week Experience for USI Master of Health Administration Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned about the German healthcare system and its major differences from the US system.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

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

This trip was specific to my program.


* 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? I can't remember


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • 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?
  • The German Students/Instructor
  • Our full free day
  • Bremen
* What could be improved?
  • Free day should not be on a Sunday
  • Less interruptions when the students were bonding
  • More accommodations for the German students
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Everything was pretty much as expected.