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University of Aveiro
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Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitįrio de Santiago, 3810 Aveiro, Portugal
4.03 / 5 based on 42 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
85% of students recommend
42 reviews
Housing
4.3/5
All experiences (42)
Student life
4.1/5
5 stars (6)
Academic
3.8/5
4 stars (36)
Languages
4.1/5
3 stars (0)
Expenses
3.8/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.6/5
1 star (0)
Overall great place to study, travel and meet new people! Read Review
Isique, Finland

42 reviews of Universidade de Aveiro

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HOUSING    
by Andreia, Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
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 - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? Because I want my own space.
Personal comments:
The residences at University are old and therea are no room for exchange students.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Andreia, Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
Business Studies, 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, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Bombordo, the Erasmus bar, from 10pm to 2am. After that Club8 until 7am. From thursday to saturday best days to go out!!
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ACADEMIC    
by sialbe, Universitą degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Language, 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:



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 Andrea, Universitą degli Studi di Trento, Trento, Italy
Telecommunications, 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 the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Personal comments:
I had some problem at the beginning, since I had never studied portuguese: after in the first month I always spoke english. Only after the second month I went out with portuguese people, and I've begun to speak portuguese with them, and english with the other erasmus people.
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EXPENSES    
by Andreia, Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
Business Studies, 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:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
At home I didnt had time to travel and go out that much.. ALso living alone is always more expensive.. (I live alone in Portugal)
Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Yes, the electricity is really expensive here. 80 euros / month (for a studio!!)
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OVERALL    
by Jagoda, Akademia Ekonomiczna Im. Karola Adamieckiego, Katowice, Poland
Accountancy, 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...
However I could take exams in English most of the classes were in Portuguese.
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



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:
All people and teachers are very nice and helpful.



FINAL COMMENTS

Advice: take some warm clothes because in winter it's quite cold and most Portuguese houses doesn't have central heating. Ask Portuguese what to visit-sometimes they know small and very beautiful places that you cannot find in any guidebook.
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