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KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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3.87 / 5 based on 460 reviews
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Prisca
University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Economics, Graduate, Independent
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
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 Swedish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Swedish
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 Swedish?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
it is good
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Prisca
University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Economics, Graduate, Independent
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
stockholm is expensive in terms of food and accommodation and i just dont go out even at home and here i was even more busy and determined
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Telephone, Food, Housing, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
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
it is better to buy a 30 day commuting card than to buy coupons in sweden and you get to travel anywhere you want and for so many times you want within stockhokm
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Prisca
University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Economics, Graduate, Independent
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
we should have done more derivative theory with ┼ke Gunelline when we did Financial Analysis course
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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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Prisca
University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Economics, Graduate, Independent
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
3.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
that stockholm is very cold
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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
1
Costs
1
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
1
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
You called my degree MSc with a major in the Built Environment. Why did you not call it MSc in Property Economics because yuo call it Fastighets Ekonomi in Swedish language?
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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
4
Final comments
it is easy to plan your expenses in sweden, buy your card for traveling and you will be fine because inflation rate is very low.
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Prisca
University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Economics, Graduate, Independent
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
2.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside 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
I never went out at night.
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Prisca
University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Economics, Graduate, Independent
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
it is not easy to find apartments for forein students because one has to join the SSSB queue
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