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Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen

264 reviews
3.90 / 5 based on 264 reviews
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Petya
Technical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
Communication and Information Sciences, Graduate, Independent
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen
3.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
To be more international because the most people of my class are Dutch
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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
No
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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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Henna
Jyvaskylan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Hospitality, Catering / Hotel Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
The weather is surprisingly windy and rainy! :D
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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
2
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
You learn a lot and you also learn to take care of your own school business and take responsibility.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Food, beer and dining is quite cheap. Remember to bring your raincoat!
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Henna
Jyvaskylan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Hospitality, Catering / Hotel Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen
3.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
Travelling increased and housing was expensive compared to the quality. Otherwise the prices in NL are quite low.
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Housing, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone:
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
Get your own Dutch bank account in order to make anything work.
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Svetlana
Oulun Seudun Ammattikorkeakoulu, Oulu, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen
4.5/5
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
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
Absolutelly everybody speak English in The Netherlands. Even old people. There was no communication problem at all. Courses at the university were in English, all teachrs were able to speak English. You can survive perfectly without knowing Dutch language.
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Oliver
Fachhochschule WŘrzburg-Schweinfurt, Wuerzburg, Germany
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
the best place to meet people; cheapest way to live
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
the rooms are adequate but to expensive; social live is outstanding; you will never fell homesick there
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Christina
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, United States
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen
4.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Of course check out the Three Sisters.. good for a coffee, a drink or even dancing! Plus Molly's and Sally's for the international nights.
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