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Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário 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)
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42 Language reviews of Universidade de Aveiro

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by Jagoda, Akademia Ekonomiczna Im. Karola Adamieckiego, Katowice, Poland
Accountancy, 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?
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: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Personal comments:
I developed my communication and language skills. I had an opportunity to meet with international students which also helped me to develop my intercultural skills. I am more fluent in English and I am able to communicate in Portuguese.
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by Andrea, Universitŕ 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?
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: 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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by Andreia, Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
Business Studies, 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: Portuguese
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Portuguese a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Portuguese
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Portuguese?
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: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Personal comments:
At the beginning I had problems with the slang, but now Im pretty good with that already.
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by Cristina, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Business Studies, 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?
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: Basic phrases
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: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
I learnt a lot of portuguese and practised english in classroom and with other eramus student.It´s a very goor experience!
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by maja, Uniwersytet Lódzki, Lodz, Poland
Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, 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: Portuguese
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Portuguese a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Portuguese
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Portuguese?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
not so hard o survive without local language
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by sialbe, Universitŕ degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
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: Portuguese
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Portuguese a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Portuguese
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Portuguese?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
It was good that I could practise and thus improve my Portuguese, but the language course I attended was pretty poor.
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by Sonia, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Lyngby, Denmark
Engineering, Independent
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: Portuguese
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Portuguese a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Portuguese
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Portuguese?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
no problems
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