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Studies > Germany > Wiesbaden > Fachhochschule Wiesbaden > Review by adam_gowers
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Fachhochschule Wiesbaden

Kurt-Schumacher-Ring 18, 65197 Wiesbaden, Germany
3.97 / 5 based on 60 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
83% of students recommend
60 reviews
Housing
4.1/5
All experiences (60)
Student life
4.4/5
5 stars (24)
Academic
3.5/5
4 stars (18)
Languages
4.1/5
3 stars (18)
Expenses
3.6/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.5/5
1 star (0)
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Fachhochschule Wiesbaden review by adam_gowers

Review by adam_gowers, Kingston University, Kingston, United Kingdom
Business Studies, Erasmus
HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: Separate campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Personal comments:
Good, clean, cheapish, not good location but good atmosphere
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Park Cafe and Dewxters. Schlachthof for the more hardened clubbers.
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ACADEMIC       2.0 / 5
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
More interaction with local students and more concessions for foreign students in exams and lessons.

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: German
Was learning German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your German?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
Good as improved slang and accent.
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Food, Housing: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
none
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
Accomodation tips and get more involved with locals from beginning
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
Good uni, not outstanding but they make the effort with foreign students, just need to hasssle them



FINAL COMMENTS

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