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Universidade de Coimbra

University of Coimbra, Pašo das Escolas Apartado 3001, 3001-451 COIMBRA CODEX, Portugal
4.24 / 5 based on 138 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
77% of students recommend
138 reviews
Housing
4.2/5
All experiences (138)
Student life
4.4/5
5 stars (66)
Academic
4.1/5
4 stars (54)
Languages
4.2/5
3 stars (12)
Expenses
4.1/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
4.4/5
1 star (0)
I sow that a lot of international students had problems with the language, i think that is better if you do a portuguese cource b4 going there Read Review
antoniocinelli, Italy

138 reviews of Universidade de Coimbra

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HOUSING    
by Devashish, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Language, University Agreement
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: With a family
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: With a family
Why? To get the family atmosphere ,to avoid homesickness and also to understand the native people of the country to make a better relation.
Personal comments:
It was a wonderful experience staying with a family that too very co-operative.People were very nice ,very helpful ,it was a lifetime experience ,I still remember those days I spent with them.And also Coimbra is a city of students ,so I felt the difference at this university.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Robert, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Translation/ Interpretation, 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
Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal comments:
EVERYWHERE IN COIMBRA is party all night long. Bar do Beco is just great! YOU ARE GOING TO LOVE THAT!! All that music and the LATADA and all da festivals...it wuz just amazing
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ACADEMIC    
by Riccardo, Libera UniversitÓ Maria ss. Assunta Roma, Rome, Italy
Public Relations/Publicity/Advertising, Erasmus
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:
Choose lessons starting in afternoon...the morning in necessary to sleep!!!



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:
No.

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by Ronald, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
History, 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
Was learning Portuguese a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Portuguese
How much did you improve your Portuguese?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
Portuguese is a difficult language. To a lot of people it sounds like russian. But learning another language is worth a lot.
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EXPENSES    
by Antonio, UniversitÓ Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
International Relations, 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:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits:
portugal is cheaper then italy but i was travelling a lot when i was there because i wanted to take all the possible advantages from the erasmus experience.
Travel: was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Overall, Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Food, Housing: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
no
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OVERALL    
by David, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
History of Art, 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...
Cooking?
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:
Try to choose the subjects you like best because the teachers will help you at thier max. Try too to meet all erasmus form diferent places.



FINAL COMMENTS

Have real fun at Coimbra! Learned very well the language, speaked fluently, meet over 5 hundred othe erasmus and a very good opportunity to travel in Portugal/Spain
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