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Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen

University of Professional Education, Zernikeplein 7, 9747 As Groningen, THE Netherlands
3.90 / 5 based on 264 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
86% of students recommend
264 reviews
Housing
3.6/5
All experiences (264)
Student life
4.3/5
5 stars (60)
Academic
3.8/5
4 stars (132)
Languages
4.2/5
3 stars (66)
Expenses
3.5/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
4.3/5
1 star (0)
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264 reviews of Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen

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HOUSING    
by Oliver, Fachhochschule Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Wuerzburg, Germany
Business Studies, University Agreement
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: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? the best place to meet people; cheapest way to live
Personal comments:
the rooms are adequate but to expensive; social live is outstanding; you will never fell homesick there
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Christina, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, United States
Business Studies, University Agreement
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: Student life dominates the city
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Of course check out the Three Sisters.. good for a coffee, a drink or even dancing! Plus Molly's and Sally's for the international nights.
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ACADEMIC    
by Petya, Technical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
Communication and Information Sciences, Independent
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:
To be more international because the most people of my class are Dutch



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:
No

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by Svetlana, Oulun Seudun Ammattikorkeakoulu, Oulu, Finland
Business Studies, Erasmus
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: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Personal comments:
Absolutelly everybody speak English in The Netherlands. Even old people. There was no communication problem at all. Courses at the university were in English, all teachrs were able to speak English. You can survive perfectly without knowing Dutch language.
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EXPENSES    
by Henna, Jyvaskylan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Hospitality, Catering/Hotel Management, Erasmus
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:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits:
Travelling increased and housing was expensive compared to the quality. Otherwise the prices in NL are quite low.
Travel, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Get your own Dutch bank account in order to make anything work.
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OVERALL    
by Henna, Jyvaskylan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Hospitality, Catering/Hotel Management, Erasmus
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...
The weather is surprisingly windy and rainy! :D
In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.



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:
You learn a lot and you also learn to take care of your own school business and take responsibility.



FINAL COMMENTS

Food, beer and dining is quite cheap. Remember to bring your raincoat!
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