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Víctor F
Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio, Madrid, Spain
Physics, Graduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked, but it was illegal/cash in hand work
Personal spending habits
Food is so expensive, I have lost 6 kilos!!! But is not a problem if you don´t ask for so much!!! Telephone, is obvious isn´t it? I went there for disconnect from home!!
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Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall, Housing, Nightlife, Travel:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
Yes! Try to collect information about Student Cards, is cheaper to travel. Enjoy your stay there, do like me, I was hungry, but now I know Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki, Gothembourg, Gotland, Uppsala...
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zunicki
Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
sweden is just more expensive! and i went out and traveleld a lot more than at home.
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Overall, Food, Travel, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
buy food at rimi and willy's. go out before 10 to save entrance. eat a lot of pasta and puntigamer beer in systembolget (cheap and drinkable)
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GARSANY N
Burgundy School of Business, Dijon, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Mainly becaus life is more expensive in Sweden! But the rent is cheaper!
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Overall, Telephone, Travel, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Housing:
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
Shops and other administrative offices have really strange and limited opening hours: 10 am to 3 pm!!!!!! Maybe it is because it is a small city!
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morgan s
IFI Rouen, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I have spent more especially in travel as I wanted to discover many aspects of sweden and the others Scandinavian countries.
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Overall, Travel, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Food:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone, Housing:
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
Travel costs within the Scandinavian countries is quite low, especially when you travel with boat companies.
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José M
Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Spain
Engineering, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
Everything is more expensive is Sweden than in Spain, except the phone and internet
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Overall, Housing, Nightlife, Food, Travel:
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
Money for bus or train
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anonymous
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India
Engineering, Electrical, Graduate, International Masters Program
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
i need buy international calling cards to call home in the beginning but now i use internet and in my culture not much used to night life
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Housing, Telephone, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Food:
was the same price as at home.
Travel, Nightlife:
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
nothing
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