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Université de Nantes

Université de Nantes, 1, quai de Tourville, BP 13522, 44035 Nantes Cedex 1, France
3.76 / 5 based on 90 reviews.
Description:
The University of Nantes provides initial and continous education for an audience from a vast geographic zone. All big fields of knowledge are represented: Law, Political Science, Economics, Humanities, Health, Natural Sciences, and Technology.



Programmes
Accreditations
76% of students recommend
90 reviews
Housing
3.8/5
All experiences (90)
Student life
3.9/5
5 stars (12)
Academic
3.5/5
4 stars (48)
Languages
3.9/5
3 stars (30)
Expenses
3.6/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.4/5
1 star (0)
Participate the activities organised by the university, normally, they are very interesting. Travel with the other students is more economical and interesting. Read Review
sunnyrainlucie, China

Université de Nantes review by sunnyrainlucie

Review by sunnyrainlucie, Capital University of Economics and Trrade, Beijing, China
Marketing and Sales Management, Independent
HOUSING    
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: On campus
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: or youth hotel or an apartment
Why? It depends how many days I'll spend there. Less than 1 week, I'll choose youth hotel, more than 1 month, I'll hire an apartment.
Personal comments:
For a student, I think the housing conditions are good. We can find many international students there.
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STUDENT LIFE    
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 interact with the local community without much university involvement
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Dancing with my friends in the nearby Ecole. Sometimes we go to cinema.
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ACADEMIC       3.0 / 5
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:
Most of our teachers are very competent, they teach us in the university, at the same time, they have another professional job in the companies.



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:
We need the exams and essays during students' life. But we should not consider the exams are to passe exams. To learn the knowledges and to make it be used by ourselves is the object.

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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: Did not speak it
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
It's important to be open-minded, to make different friends, to respect the local culture, "in Rome, do as the Roman".
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EXPENSES    
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:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
When I was in China, I lived with my parents, so I didn't spend on food, telephone, housing etc. Now, I've to pay for all of these.
Food, Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Travel: was the same price as at home.
Nightlife: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
I've worked in a restaurant like a waitress during the summer holidays in full-time.Working during the vacances can make some money, also to speak to different kind of people, to know the society. Profit some free days to the museum. I've been to Musée Louvre 4 times, during the free open days. So and the other museums and historical monuments.
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OVERALL    
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...
I should know the host country's culture, famous stars, singers, songs, behaviour etc.
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:
I like my institution.The hard and soft environment are very good. The professors are very competent, the libraries, the computer rooms, the educational equipments are well furnished. The students are kind. It's easy to buy the living things.



FINAL COMMENTS

Participate the activities organised by the university, normally, they are very interesting. Travel with the other students is more economical and interesting.
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