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Linköping University
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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)
there should be more information about the things you have to do when you arrive, in case you can't meet your peer student and all the different registrations that you have to make for academic studies Read Review
pooh13, Ireland

Linköpings Universitet review by pooh13

Review by pooh13, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, 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: 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    
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:
nite life- flammans, hg, bk, safari, house parties. best cafe- ciccolata in linköping not to be missed- nolla-p in august for the first years
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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:
talk with academic advisor and make sure its the right course for you and that your timetable doesn't have clashes



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
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Personal comments:
they say you don't need to speak swedish but you do to communicate with locals and carry out tasks-bank/post office
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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:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone: was more expensive than at home.
Housing: 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...
more about where i was living and sorting out financial information(banks) before I left.
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:
great, facilities are excellent and the staff are very helpful



FINAL COMMENTS

there should be more information about the things you have to do when you arrive, in case you can't meet your peer student and all the different registrations that you have to make for academic studies
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