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Karl Franzens Universitńt Graz (KFUNIGRAZ)

228 reviews
4.22 / 5 based on 228 reviews
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CÚline J
UniversitÚ des Sciences Humaines (Strasbourg II), Strasbourg, France
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The Tribeka! If you go to Graz, you simply HAVE to try it! our favourite pub... though there are so many of them in Graz... all of them pretty good
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CÚline J
UniversitÚ des Sciences Humaines (Strasbourg II), Strasbourg, France
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose:
Why?
It was nice to live with 8 other students -Austrian or foreigners
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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CÚline J
UniversitÚ des Sciences Humaines (Strasbourg II), Strasbourg, France
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: German
Was learning German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your German?
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
German is a pretty hard language for me, but it's really good to be stay in Austria for a while if you want to become fluent in German...
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CÚline J
UniversitÚ des Sciences Humaines (Strasbourg II), Strasbourg, France
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> Government assistance<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Nightlife, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall, Housing, Food:
was the same price as at home.
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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CÚline J
UniversitÚ des Sciences Humaines (Strasbourg II), Strasbourg, France
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish I had learned to speak German with an Austrian accent...lol it's quite hard to understand at the beginning
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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
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Graz is a beautiful town and the people I met there were really nice -my classes were definitely very interesting (varied and with good teachers), and Graz is extremely busy at night...
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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
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
if you have the opportunity to stay the whole year, do so : Graz in summer is cool, but in winter even though it's really cold, the Christmas market and the celebrations are amazing...
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CÚline J
UniversitÚ des Sciences Humaines (Strasbourg II), Strasbourg, France
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
For languages students, try not to stay in one "Fakultńt" -go to the English building for English courses, to the translation building for translation courses, and so on..
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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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