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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)
Great destination. Academically speaking not a walk in the park. You have to do the work, no priviliges for international students. Having both German and French as language of instruction is a challenge. Read Review
wvandersypen, Belgium

54 reviews of Universität Freiburg

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HOUSING    
by Thaisbcn, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Economics, 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: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Personal comments:
I was very lucky with my accomodation. You need to know that Fribourg is a very small city, full of students all year long, and students use to rent their appartment for 2 years at least.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by wvandersypen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Law, European Community/EU, 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 mostly within the university/student environment
Personal comments:
none
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ACADEMIC    
by mohit, CCS University, Meerut, India
Business Studies, Independent
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:
no



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 Lucilène, Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
Business Studies, 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: French
Was learning French a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my French
How much did you improve your French?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
I could improve French and learn some German.
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EXPENSES    
by sabjob, Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Physics, University Agreement
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:
Other
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
University scholarship
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Because Switzerland is in general one of the most expensive countries in Europe.
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
none
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OVERALL    
by doneykerr, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Law, International, 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...
The town was very small,swiss highly conservative.
In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.



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:
Go for academic reasons,socially/culturally try elsewhere



FINAL COMMENTS

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