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Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.
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Hi,I am considering getting my masters abroad and was wondering if anyone had feedback. The program is instructed in English, and it's a 2 year program. I would focus in urban design. Does anyone…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Katie Stevens Sep 29, 2011.

 

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Katie Stevens replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"Hi George Sorry I know its been a while but I just stumbled across this post. Im looking to start the KU program next September and am in the process of preparing my application. I'm interested to know what you and another poster in this thread…"
Sep 29, 2011
ALEX P replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"Sorry.  I guess my obsession went a bit too far.  Its like when people are really obsessed with a product.  I cant get enough.  It started when I took a class about the word "-SCAPE" and we some what focused on dutch…"
Jun 23, 2011
Jordy Stokhof de Jong replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"I agree with George. It's true that the Dutch have developed a strong approach toward intellectual design that has a long history and is typical Dutch. But outside the NL there are definitely interesting approaches in landscape architecture.…"
Jun 23, 2011
ALEX P replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"True.  I studied in amsterdam and tried to get a job.  to my dismay the work visa was going to cost more than my pay checks, and they would not hire americans due to the extra cost."
Jun 23, 2011
Maria Joana Sinde replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"Hi Greg   I didnt realize you were contacting me, so here comes the late reply. When i was enrolled there were 4 blocks in a year with a week in between. Each block took 9 weeks plus an examination week. You had 1or2 courses each…"
Jun 23, 2011
George Surovov replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"so there's no intellecutal landscape architecute or UD outside of the NL? pretty bold statement i'd say. i think there's definitely  an overlap in contemporary design in the NL, germany, and scandinavia.. clearly its your…"
Jun 23, 2011
Greg Burwood replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"good answer, thanks....I'm financially challenged at the moment :) so will see how it goes, ciao"
Jun 22, 2011
ALEX P replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"I think that, if your into it, Dutch Design, far exceeds other european design.  If you are into that uber sleek hyper minimalism (which was sooo 2006) then yes, go some where other than the NL.  If you enjoy intellectual design that is…"
Jun 22, 2011
Greg Burwood replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"why Alex- whats the difference do you think?"
Jun 21, 2011
ALEX P replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"NOOOO. Go to the NL!"
Jun 13, 2011
Greg Burwood replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"Hi Emily, thanks for replying- ditto recent eu passport holder! so no visa problems :), can't do the states unfortunately. yes had a look at wageningin as well as hs-anhalt (bauhaus affiliated in bernburg germany) and copenhagen plus a couple…"
May 24, 2011
Emily Lowery replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"Hi, I just realized that you posted this awhile ago, but I'll respond anyway. I looked at getting an MLA abroad as well...it's a fantastic opportunities, but there are some cultural differences that need to be looked at before going into…"
May 24, 2011
Greg Burwood replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"bump, um anyone?"
May 22, 2011
Greg Burwood replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"Hi Maria That MLA at Copenhagen looks good! Would probably be looking at the Urban Design specialization but don't want to be tied up in Copenhagen full time as I have a small business in the Netherlands- read somewhere that the course is made…"
May 17, 2011
George Surovov replied to George Surovov's discussion 'Considering a graduate program at University of Copenhagen & seeking advice.'
"hey theodore, did you end up going to Copenhagen or still considering? i am enrolled in the 2 yr program there, moving in June and I can't wait!"
May 10, 2011
George Surovov replied to Jessyca Frederick's discussion 'Time to Panic? -> LAM March 2011: "Leaping Into What?"'
"i am in a scenario where i have worked as a project manager at a deign firm on the east coast the past 3 years. i have a business undergrad degree, but i want to me an LA, so i feel I really need to get my masters degree. yet the fear of debt and…"
Mar 11, 2011

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At 10:55am on July 15, 2010, Jay Wegner said…
Dear George,

My name is Jay Wegner and I am enrolled at the University of Maryland and I have to find someone to interview. So if you would'nt mind answering these questions it would be much appreciated!

1. What kinds of projects are you working on?
2. What is your favorite built landscape architecture project?

If you choose to answer these questions please send the reply to jwegner@umd.edu.
Thank you!
 
 
 

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