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Linköpings Universitet (LIU)

Linköpings Universitet, 581 83 Linköping, Sweden, Linkoping
3.93 / 5 based on 540 reviews.
Description:
Cooperation across subject and faculty borders, student-centered learning and an entrepreneurial spirit of education is the hallmark of Linköping University, a research based university known for excellence in education and a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities, ECIU. With 28,000 undergraduates and 1,300 doc­toral students, LiU is one of Sweden's major academic institutions, 150 km southwest of Stockholm. We know that our students leave with a competitive edge. Read more


Programmes
Accreditations
88% of students recommend
540 reviews
Housing
4.2/5
All experiences (540)
Student life
4.1/5
5 stars (96)
Academic
4.0/5
4 stars (330)
Languages
4.2/5
3 stars (108)
Expenses
3.1/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
4.3/5
1 star (0)
Just contact host university some months in advance to get a nice place to live in the Campus. Read Review
miguelatsousa, Portugal

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HOUSING    
by pooh13, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, Erasmus
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: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? although the on campus accommodation was good, i preferred to have my own kitchen and the standard of apartment acc was much higher
Personal comments:
good, better than i expected. heating wasn't great especially during winter.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Nelly, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Engineering, Electrical, Erasmus
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, Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
As other should have mentionned, best student place (and student fares) are Herrgar'n, Flamman and Nationaner Hus. Don't miss Munchen Hoben fest in late August, Intervallen in October and Luciafest the 12th of december.
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ACADEMIC    
by osmoses, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Computer Science/IT, Erasmus
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:
I wrote only a thesis here, but the general impression is that in Sweden no one fears to include the fun aspect in courses. As for theses, many interesting ones are on offer at both labs and companies.



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:
Hardly. Academic life is both more fun and more professional than I am used to.

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by cmtl00, Panepistimio Pireos, Piraeus, Greece
Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, 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?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning Swedish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Swedish
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your Swedish?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Personal comments:
The 90% of swedish people speak english fluently so i hadn't serious problems in communication, but the attedance of the courses was a little bit difficult for me.
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EXPENSES    
by jan, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
Engineering, Mechanical, 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:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
everydays life is quite expensive compared to germany, but travelling is cheap for students
Food, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Nightlife: was the same price as at home.
Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
very fast and cheap internet connection at the student accomodation, alcohol is really expensive
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OVERALL    
by Miguel, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Engineering, Technology, 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...
Not really...I think i went well prepared
In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!



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:
Its a very nice university to make Erasmus and the connection between Erasmus students is really great



FINAL COMMENTS

Just contact host university some months in advance to get a nice place to live in the Campus.
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