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Universität Freiburg (UNIVERSITé DE FRIBOURG)

University of Fribourg, Miséricorde, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
3.89 / 5 based on 54 reviews.
Description:
Situated in the center of Switzerland and Europe, the University of Fribourg is unique in its bilingualism, its international character and its numerous specialties in teaching and research.


Programmes
Accreditations
81% of students recommend
54 reviews
Housing
3.8/5
All experiences (54)
Student life
3.9/5
5 stars (18)
Academic
4.1/5
4 stars (18)
Languages
4.1/5
3 stars (18)
Expenses
2.9/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.5/5
1 star (0)
Fribourg it's a great place to travel, because the train station it's very important, and also the situation of the town; you're near to Bern, Lausanne...but it's also easy go to Basel, Zürich, Luzern, Genève...even France or German. Read Review
jordiescriba, Spain

54 reviews of Universität Freiburg

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HOUSING    
by Mat, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Linz, Austria
Law, 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: On campus
Why? Cheaper, closer to univesity, contact to other Erasmus-students
Personal comments:
It's not high-standard, however, enough for me ...
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Lucilène, Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
Business Studies, Independent
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: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
passage interdite
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ACADEMIC    
by jordiescriba, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Economics, 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:
To have a minimal level of German or French.



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 doneykerr, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Law, International, 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
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Personal comments:
It was difficult to make swiss people to talk and converse with in order to learn french.
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EXPENSES    
by doneykerr, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Law, International, 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
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
Its Switzerland!
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone: was more expensive than at home.
Housing: was the same price as at home.
Personal comments:
Become vegetarian!
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OVERALL    
by Mat, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Linz, Austria
Law, 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...
that 6 months are such a short time when being abroad ...
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:
IT's in general a good university.



FINAL COMMENTS

Have fun there, don't take your courses too serious. Enjoy the time!
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