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Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu

36 reviews
3.99 / 5 based on 36 reviews
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sjaakie
Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium
Language, Graduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
4.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
They have very good oral courses for English.
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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
A little more emphasis on real study and not only on the social skills of the student.
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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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sjaakie
Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium
Language, Graduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
A very dynamic university, where everything is well arranged.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
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
Finland is an expensive country.
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sjaakie
Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium
Language, Graduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
4.5/5
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
Finland is one of the most expensive countries within the EU.
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Food, Overall, Travel, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Telephone:
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
A beer in Helsinki costs 180 BEF or 9DM
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sjaakie
Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium
Language, Graduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
4.5/5
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
The average Finn speaks English very well. I study French, English, German and Spanish. In Finland I talked these four languages. With Finns I talked most of the time Englisch, with some students French. My mothertongue is Dutch
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sjaakie
Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium
Language, Graduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: home
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: student home
Why?
A lot of social contact with other students. All foreign students lived in one home.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The accommodation was very good arranged and I never had any problems with the letter.
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sjaakie
Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium
Language, Graduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
4.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel, Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Botta, a very nice place to go out in Helsinki. Esplanadi, a very cosy coffee shop near the harbour in Helsinki, with very good korvapusti, a Finish cake with cinnamon taste.
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