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Universidade do Porto

University of Porto, Rua D. Manuel II, 4003-806 Porto, Portugal
4.16 / 5 based on 114 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
93% of students recommend
114 reviews
Housing
4.0/5
All experiences (114)
Student life
4.4/5
5 stars (54)
Academic
3.9/5
4 stars (48)
Languages
4.3/5
3 stars (6)
Expenses
4.1/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
4.5/5
1 star (0)
Looking for accommodation is very very difficult, because I did not know anywhere about Porto and nobody help me. Read Review
EmineK, Turkey

114 reviews of Universidade do Porto

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HOUSING    
by ludmila, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Social Sciences, Independent
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: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? gosto de privacidade
Personal comments:
otima a pessoas são atenciosos os professores são acessiveis
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STUDENT LIFE    
by MONIKA, Wyzsza Szkola Humanistyczno-Ekonomiczna, Lodz, Poland
Philology, 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: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Activities, Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
I liked a lot of place especially at the seaside and bars like Gesto, Praia da Luz or Casa de Cha. I loved parks like Serralves and Palacio de Cristal.
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ACADEMIC    
by Natalia, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
Engineering, Chemical, 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:



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 derya ilkim, Ege Üniversitesi, Izmir, Turkey
Management Science, 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: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
in my home university we took our cources in english unfortunetly before going to porto we didnt take any course in portuguese.When i started to study in porto;with language cources and in the social lifé; i could learn it..it s really important for learning a language in own country
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EXPENSES    
by Emine, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Eskisehir, Turkey
Engineering, Electronic, 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:
A private grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
An ERASMUS grant
A private grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits:
Because of the opportinities.
Travel, Nightlife: was more expensive than at home.
Overall, Telephone, Housing: was the same price as at home.
Food: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
No, It was the same as my native country.
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OVERALL    
by ludmila, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Social Sciences, Independent
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...
não que eu saiba
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:
aconselho a todos estudantes



FINAL COMMENTS

portugal é lindo e tem uma cultura muito interessantes os transportes são baratos da para comecer muitas cidades, a culinaria é bastante rica os portugueses são muitos fechados mais da para se comunicar
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