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Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO)

Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Ctra. Utrera, km. 1, 41013 SEVILLA, Spain, Seville
4.44 / 5 based on 66 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
96% of students recommend
66 reviews
Housing
4.5/5
All experiences (66)
Student life
4.8/5
5 stars (48)
Academic
4.3/5
4 stars (18)
Languages
4.5/5
3 stars (0)
Expenses
3.9/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.8/5
1 star (0)
travel every weekend, and when you cant just explore the city Read Review
luker, United States

66 reviews of Universidad Pablo de Olavide

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HOUSING    
by Janinka, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Management Science, 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 - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? I was living with other students, some foreign, some Spanish, and I liked the contact with them and the freedom it gave me.
Personal comments:
You have to arrange your own housing.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Chuck, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, United States
Language, Independent
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
Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Carbonerķa, malthouse, good night spots. San Marcos has good Italian food, San Eloy has great little bars for food and Cruzcampo. Explore on your own!
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ACADEMIC    
by veronica, Texas State University, San Marcos, United States
Business Studies, 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 extremly helpful as so was the one to one interaction with the instructors.



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:
More library hours!! =)

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by luker, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, United States
Language, University Agreement
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 Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
i became a spanish minor after i got back from spain. i got to love the language that much
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EXPENSES    
by luker, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, United States
Language, University Agreement
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:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
university scholarship
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits:
spain is just a cheaper country to get around in
Telephone: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
take money from atm's in large quantities to reduce bank charges
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OVERALL    
by Janinka, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
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...
Not really, 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:
The staff is nice and really cooperative, you will enjoy your time there.



FINAL COMMENTS

Try to make friends with some locals, that really helps you to get to know the Spanish life.
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