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Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (EHSAL)

1098 reviews
3.96 / 5 based on 1098 reviews
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anonymous
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
5.0/5
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Although my English was rather good before going to Brussels, i noticed improvements on it, as it was the language used by international students and our courses were in English. Although the language of the host university was Flemish, most of us preferred to follow french lessons.
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anonymous
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
As everyrhing was way more expensive,well, with the exception of chocolate.
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Food, Telephone, Overall, Housing, Nightlife, Travel:
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
none
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anonymous
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
5.0/5
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
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anonymous
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I didn't know all international students were put together in the same courses, there was no contact with the Flemish students.
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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
4
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
The teachers are very good, they come from the Belgian business class and so teach all real life economics.
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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
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Brussels is greately situated in the middle of everywhere, so you can easily make lots of travels for a rather good price.
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anonymous
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities: Takes place mostly outside 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
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anonymous
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
As it is better in order to get to know other students.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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