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clari
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
IESEG
4.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish I had known how cold it would be in January when I arrived! Also, I wish someone had warned me how long it would take to get my residence permit. I lined up for hours in the cold outside the administrative building only to find that they had misplaced some of my documents. But it only happened to a few of us so maybe it was my bad luck!
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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
4
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
4
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
IESEG is a great school for students who are looking to take international studies. The courses are very internationally focused. Many of them will focus on doing business abroad, or compare different cultures and how they do business differently. As well, if you are looking to have fun, IESEG is known to be a "party" school with all their open bars, and socials, including the Nuit Prestige Gala. I had a great time. I met many friends from all over the world, and not all, but some of the French students were very hospitable and helpful.
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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
2
Final comments
Lille is a great place to study. It's small enough so that you can get almost anywhere by foot, but since it's a University town, there are many places to go out and have fun. As well, from Lille, it's easy to travel around Europe as there are direct train routes to London and Paris.
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MBA program that suits for those who wants to have an intensive schedule and complete in a year
Shynar
France, Graduate
Business Studies
IESEG
4.0/5
Overall
Diversity among students and professors. 
The most bright professors worth of mentioning are:
Transnational Operations Operations - Elias Hadzilias,
Business Economics - Rodolfo Helg
International Accounting - Dorothy McAleer
Quantitative Methods - Mikayel Vardanyan
Project Management - Stefan Creemers
International Negotiation - Ann-Sophie De Pauw
European Lobbying and Negotiation - Adam Steinhouse
Their classes were amazing, interactive, cognitive, valuable, rich with all types of material, memorable
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Pros
Get knowledge and degree in a year. Location. Diversity.
Cons
Some professors are not competent. Organisation.
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Claudia
York University, Toronto, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
IESEG
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
It's a lot colder than I would've expected. Bring jackets of varying degrees of warmness = |
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
4
Costs
4
Activities
4
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
It was a good experience. IESEG is really a school with an opennes to international students and does a lot to accomodate you. But remember, if you want to learn French, dive in and take courses in French.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
2
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
1
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Lille is a great student city in itself but even better is its central location that allows to pick up and travel very easily, with easy access to Paris and Brussels airports.
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Emily
,
Business Studies, Graduate, Masters of International Business program
IESEG
4.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Not particularly.
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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
4
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
This school really goes out of its way to welcome international students. Take advantage of all the opportunities it provides. I would highly recommend this university to anybody looking to study abroad in France.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
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
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Make sure you get a Carte 12-25 from SNCF (Train company) if you come here. It will help you save quite a lot of money. Try to get a debit card that has a smart chip in it, it makes things more convenient. There are a lot of machines that will not except a debit/credit card with just a magnetic strip.
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ANNA
Akademia Ekonomiczna Im. Karola Adamieckiego, Katowice, Poland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
IESEG
3.8/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish I had known it is so difficult to find an accomodation for less than one year and that I need a guarantor cause if I am not from th European Union.
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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
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
The choice of the courses is very flexible, you can choose intensive courses within International Managemnet Programme, that last one week (usually-pesentation, essey, exam) and you can follow French regular courses (whole semester). The social life is really well organised, a lot of events, group going-outs and so on.Local Frecnch people very friendly.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
1
Improved language skills
3
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
Costs of living for students from Eastern Europe are very high. Try to apply for carte de sejour as soon as possible cause you need it to receive financial support to your accomodation cost from French government (so-called CAF. Travel - you can travel within the depratment Nord Pas de Calais with reduction card -Grand Ter. International travels- Eurolines or Rayanair
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Nigerian in lille
Anuoluwakiitan
France, Undergraduate
Business Studies
IESEG
4.0/5
Overall
Coming to France was a big decision because I could not speak the language and I did not know anyone in France. It was a whole new different experience but 4 years later I will have to say I have no regrets. My university helped me widen my scope not just in my studies but also in my relationships with people around me
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Pros
I get to learn a new language, I met people from all over he world
Cons
Homesick from time to time
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