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Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (EHSAL)

Stormstraat 2, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
3.89 / 5 based on 1098 reviews.
Description:
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUB) is the result of a merger between three Brussels-based university colleges and one university. As such, it has become a multifaceted institute of higher education. We offer the best of both professional and academic worlds, e.g. excellent student counselling, a well-developed research culture, an analytical approach, business-oriented ways of a school of economics. Read more


Programmes
Accreditations
87% of students recommend
1098 reviews
Housing
3.7/5
All experiences (1098)
Student life
4.3/5
5 stars (264)
Academic
3.9/5
4 stars (438)
Languages
4.2/5
3 stars (378)
Expenses
3.4/5
2 stars (18)
Overall
4.3/5
1 star (0)
It is very easy to reach Brussels by plane. I would recommend getting in touch with the international coordinator, who can help both with academic and non-academic advice Read Review
Paulaa, Poland

Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel review by Paulina

Review by Paulina, Akademia Ekonomiczna, Krakow, Poland
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: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? Since this university does not provide any accomodation, i would chose also an apartment/house option-it is pretty convenient and independent form of housing
Personal comments:
This university unfortunately does not provide any housing
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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:
Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
none
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ACADEMIC       3.5 / 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:
International Management, International Trade Policy-very good teachers, HRM, Financing International Trade and Projects-poor teachers' performance



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:
none

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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: 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:
Although i did not speak the local language i did not encounter any communication and language problems while using English
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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:
Not specified
Other sources of funding:
None
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
due to price differences
Food, Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Telephone: was the same price as 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...
I wish i had known where to find a suitable accomodation
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:
The university is very well organized, however, the quality of courses could be better



FINAL COMMENTS

It is very easy to reach Brussels by plane. I would recommend getting in touch with the international coordinator, who can help both with academic and non-academic advice
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