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Helsinki School of Economics (HSE)

264 reviews
4.02 / 5 based on 264 reviews
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f_schallmeiner
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
Helsinki School of Economics
3.5/5
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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f_schallmeiner
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
Helsinki School of Economics
3.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
No
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Finance and International Business is highly recommendable
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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
2
Final comments
Go to Stockholm, Estonia, Riga and Middle Finland - very nice.
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f_schallmeiner
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
Helsinki School of Economics
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Food is in general extremely expensive in Finland but costs for phoning are traditionally cheap. Housing was supported. Nightlife because of the alcohol prices and usually I'm not travelling that much at home.
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Food, Nightlife, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall:
was the same price as at home.
Housing, 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
To buy a pre-paid mobile phone as soon as possible
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f_schallmeiner
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
Helsinki School of Economics
5.0/5
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: At ease in most situations
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: Did not speak it
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It quite interesting to learn to know the "different" types of the english language
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f_schallmeiner
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
Helsinki School of Economics
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
International and Intercultural Environment
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Very well organised and the apartments are in a really good condition and extremely affordable
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f_schallmeiner
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
Helsinki School of Economics
3.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities, Travel: 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
Some names: Molly Malone's, Amarillo, Eatz, Malley's
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