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Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (JKU)

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4.02 / 5 based on 177 reviews
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Jan K
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
The pre-semester program is the most important park to socialize and become familiar with people and environment
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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
2
Culture
2
Costs
4
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
improve courses in english, they are pretty much all the same, offer courses in german for non german native speakers
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
2
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
3
Final comments
if you have any specific questions feel free to email me
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Jan K
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Academic
Course recommendations
courses in German have higher academic standards, courses in english are very easy to pass
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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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Jan K
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
there is almost no need to speak german to study in linz however there are courses available to start learning or improve
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Jan K
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Expenses
Main source of funding:
A private grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
the price level in Austria is higher than in the Czech Rep.
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Nightlife, Housing, Food, Travel, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
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
No
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Jan K
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Close to the university / living together with other exchange students
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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Jan K
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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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
none
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