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Stockholms Universitet (SU)

Stockholms Universitet, Universitetsvägen 10 B, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
4.07 / 5 based on 228 reviews.
Description:
Stockholm University is one of the largest universities in Sweden. It is a public university with four main faculties: Law, Humanities, Social Science, and Natural Science. The university was founded in 1878. The International Graduate Programme is part of the social sciences faculty, which was established in 1964.


Programmes
Accreditations
89% of students recommend
228 reviews
Housing
4.1/5
All experiences (228)
Student life
4.2/5
5 stars (102)
Academic
4.3/5
4 stars (72)
Languages
4.4/5
3 stars (54)
Expenses
3.2/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.5/5
1 star (0)
Apply for a tutor, it can be very helpful in the begging of your experience. If you are only going for one semmester, choose the summer to study in stockholm. Read Review
raposoandre, Portugal

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HOUSING    
by raposoandre, Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
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: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? Because, I would like to live in the middle of the city.
Personal comments:
I think they wore pretty good, althougt a little bit expensive for my student budget.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by DIDIER, Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Marketing and Sales Management, 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: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Activities, Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Berns (expensive and snobby, but good), Alcazar, Gula Vilan (on the campus), Gotgatan Street (many interesting bars)
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ACADEMIC    
by Jan, Svenska Handelshögskolan, Vaasa, Vaasa, Finland
Accountancy, University Agreement
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:
The courses were very intense, so you had to study very hard before the tests.



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:
Try a bit of everything, because that is the best way to learn about it.

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by alexandref, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Political Science, 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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your Swedish?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Personal comments:
Language was a challenge. Even though I speak other languages, swedish is very different to what I've experienced before. Overall the learning was satisfactory. I am really happy to have learnt Swedish.
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EXPENSES    
by María, Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Philology, 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:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits:
Stockholm, Sweden, is a very expensive country and everything is much more expensive than Spain
Food, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone: was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Housing: was the same price as at home.
Personal comments:
If you are to stay the whole year it's better to buy the 6-months or the year travel card
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OVERALL    
by eoinhahessy, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Humanities, 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...
No
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 excellent, the university itself is very modern and stockholm is a wonderful city



FINAL COMMENTS

Enjoy yourself
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