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Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL)

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, International Relations Office, Praça do Príncipe Real, 26, 1269-150 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisbon
3.91 / 5 based on 210 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
90% of students recommend
210 reviews
Housing
3.7/5
All experiences (210)
Student life
4.2/5
5 stars (54)
Academic
3.8/5
4 stars (102)
Languages
4.0/5
3 stars (48)
Expenses
3.6/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
4.6/5
1 star (0)
Lisbon is a great city, you will fall inlove with it. It has a great night life and you can have lots of fun there as a student. Read Review
ionuta_g, Romania

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Review by ionuta_g, Universitatea Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Portugal
Financial Management, 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? Because I would like to have a room just for myself and not share it with some other room-mate
Personal comments:
It was pretty good, the best thing was the fact that I was very close to my university
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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: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Activities, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
There are some very good places where you can have fun in the Night: Docas, Santos, Oriente, Bairro Alto (Mezcal is the meeting place of the Erasmus students). There is also a very nice place in Alfama called Chapito and a very good "pastelaria" in Baixa Chiado called "Lua de mel"
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ACADEMIC    
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 are very demanding and require a lot of work during all the course,not only at the end. So it is very difficult to make more than 3 courses per semester.



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:
There should be a decreasing of the papers and works you have to do during the semester.

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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
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
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 local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Personal comments:
Most of the people know English and for this reason it was not very important to learn Portuguese.
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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:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits:
Because all the prices in Portugal are bigger than in Romania.Their level of development is higher than in Romania.
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Portugal is less expensive than most of the countries of the European Union.
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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...
I wish I had known that I had to make a deposit of 150 euros as a damage fund for the residence where I lived.
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 is a very good university, maybe the best in Portugal.



FINAL COMMENTS

Lisbon is a great city, you will fall inlove with it. It has a great night life and you can have lots of fun there as a student.
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