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John Hopkins University, Bologna Center

25 reviews
4.08 / 5 based on 25 reviews
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Julie
John Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States
International Relations, Graduate, SAIS campus
John Hopkins University, Bologna Center
3.8/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
more info about housing
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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
1
Activities
1
Campus life
1
Party / people
1
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
na
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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
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
I haven't actually gone to school yet so all the information I provided is made up. I will begin in the Fall 2007 and am looking for a job accordingly. Unfortunately, it is the only way they will let you submit this form.
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Veena
John Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States
International Relations, Masters, Affiliate Center
John Hopkins University, Bologna Center
5.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
That it's important to set aside time to travel all over Europe while you have the chance...it's much cheaper to travel within the continent.
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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
4
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
JHU has an excellent reputation in International Relations at SAIS. If you're planning on doing your MA in Washington, DC at SAIS, why not spend the first year in Italy?
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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
It's always best to take the trains around Italy...they're cheap.
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Isabel
Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
International Relations, Graduate, Independent
John Hopkins University, Bologna Center
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
It gives you the necessary independence
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
A wide range of appartments in the city, with prices over the average rent for native students
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Isabel
Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
International Relations, Graduate, Independent
John Hopkins University, Bologna Center
4.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Nothing, I took the decision after getting well informed
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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
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
I think it is one the world leading graduate schools in International Relations
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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
Great experience if you can afford it
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pavlo
University of Chernivtsi, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
International Relations, Graduate, Independent
John Hopkins University, Bologna Center
3.8/5
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 Italian a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Italian
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your Italian?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
had a lot of communication with local people who could speak english too.
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Isabel
Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
International Relations, Graduate, Independent
John Hopkins University, Bologna Center
5.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Right now the offer is richer than when I was there, overall quite good
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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 bit more of interaction with the Italian University wouldnt harm
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My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
Exams throughout the course
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Essays and/or projects throughout the course
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