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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)
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HOUSING    
by Liesbeth, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
Business Studies, 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: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why? Closer to other students and this would enable me to be in closer contact with them
Personal comments:
my own housing was good; the location, however was not that good. I lived with three Swedes, which was good for my language skills and integration in the country culture
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STUDENT LIFE    
by osmoses, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Computer Science/IT, 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 mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Pub: Nationernas Hus - students only, cheap, very nice atmosphere Eat: The Pasta restaurant downtown - lots of good food for 35 SEK Linköping has two big, very modern cinemas
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ACADEMIC    
by César, Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Computer, 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:
They are very good, but (for Computer Science) is quite difficult to get points compared with the other courses and careers. But, in the other hand, you'll learn a lot...



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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by Anne, Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural 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 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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your Swedish?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
it is hard to start speaking swedish as the swedes speak really good english...so thats much fastewr and besides there is nothing more frustrateing than trying to say something in swedish and get the response in english
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EXPENSES    
by Nadine, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Communication and Information Sciences, 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:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
Sweden is a bit more expensive in most any field, esp. night life. Food can be ok, depending on the expectations... Spent more on traveling because I just took more chances to travel when I could, knowing that I would only be there for a year
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
none
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OVERALL    
by Malgorzata, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland
Management Science, 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...
possbilities how to find a room in a flat for less money than in the campus
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:
it was worth for finding a distinctive culture there



FINAL COMMENTS

try to look for opportunities to meet many different people, they all carry cool and interesting stories
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