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3.70 / 5 based on 235 reviews
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anonymous
Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
HES Rotterdam
3.8/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
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
It was ok. I didn't leran that much of the language of the host country but i think that if i go back i would be much more ready to learn more and acquired everyday knowledge.
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anonymous
Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
HES Rotterdam
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Overall, Telephone, Housing, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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anonymous
Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
HES Rotterdam
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
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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
none
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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
Overall
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anonymous
Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
HES Rotterdam
3.8/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
No, everythnig was well informed and I had a great time and an extraordinary experience.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
It is a nice university, with excelent teachers and a nice location.
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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
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
In the beginning it can be a little hard... homesickness... loneliness... but after a few days everything turns better and the Erasmus experience becomes unique and excellent for a personal development and an exchange of cultures and experiences.
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anonymous
Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
HES Rotterdam
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel, Nightlife, Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
none
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anonymous
Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
HES Rotterdam
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: A room exchange
Arranged by: Home university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
To have my own space and maybe share it with some friends that could visit me on the host country.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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