EMLYON Business School
 
Grenoble EM
 
ESADE Business School
 
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
 
ESSCA
 
Contact: +351 39 8243 35

Universidade de Coimbra

University of Coimbra, Paço 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 learnt a lot : about my career, teachers are very close to students and i met a lot of friends. Read Review
rigual, Spain

138 reviews of Universidade de Coimbra

PAGE: 19 10 1123    « PREVIOUS / NEXT »
10 to 10 of 23 
HOUSING    
by del629327119, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany
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 - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? Since I lived with a Danish, a Belgian and a Dutch and we got along very well, our house was a nice place to stay
Personal comments:
the Student's Association (Associacao Académica de Coimbra) publishes lists of free rooms in September for their students with rankings, locations and prices
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


STUDENT LIFE    
by madeliev, Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Biology, 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: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
The event of the year: Queima das Fitas! (in May). Nice place to have a cocktail before going out: Moelhas!
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


ACADEMIC    
by Pablo, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Geology, 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:
going to the Portuguese language course is very important for learning



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:
everything was fine

This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


by s9809525, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Language, 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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
Could have been better. I wish i had access to more language classes and conversation opportunities.
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


EXPENSES    
by dina, Pantion Panepistimio Kinonikon Kai Politikon Epistimon, Athens, Greece
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:
Family
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits:
With 10e for month you can have free calls and sms to all the other erasmus students. The beer cost 1e and the houses aroun 170-200 euros.
Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Travel, Overall: was the same price as at home.
Nightlife, Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
none
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


OVERALL    
by UNKNOWN, Université Paul Valéry: Montpellier III, Montpellier, France
Language, 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...
go the whole year
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:
academicaly coimbra is the best option in portugal it is also very fun!



FINAL COMMENTS

Portugal is a beautiful country you will very much enjoy. Because Coimbra is so little you won't have dificulties knowing people.Just go and see for yourself it is worth it!
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No



 
More ways to globalise your CV
Work - Trainee Program I...
Supply Chain... - Kufstein
Spanish speakers
Studies - Universit... - Milan
600 reviews
88% say Good-Great
Languages - Babylo... - Barce...
5 reviews
100% recommend