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HES Amsterdam (HESASD)

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3.92 / 5 based on 271 reviews
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anonymous
ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
3.8/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
in fact in netherlands, everybody speaks english. so for one year specially in amsterdam, there's no need to learn dutch. in fact nobody speaks it outside netherlands !
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anonymous
ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
because cost of living in amsterdam not that expensives in comparison to other european cities !
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Overall, Housing, Travel, Nightlife, Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Food:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
no real surprise !
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anonymous
ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
2.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
get more professionnals from companies to come and visit the business school.
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My academic experiences
Quality of courses
Variety of courses
Access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with international students
Interaction with local students
Personal comments
get deepest into courses.
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My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
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anonymous
ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
3.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
yes, met with dutch students at my business school.
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
just be open and take it as an experience. and enjoy amsterdam !
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
just buy a tourist guide book about amsterdam
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anonymous
ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities, Travel, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
i was in the center of amsterdam. so enjoyed all advantages of thei international and student city.
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anonymous
ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Home university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
perfect location, good value for money.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
good - well organised !
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