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Kobe University

30 reviews
3.80 / 5 based on 30 reviews
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anonymous
WHU Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
Kobe University
2.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: Japanese
Was learning Japanese a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Japanese
How much did you improve your Japanese?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Verbal knowledge developed pretty well. Writing and reading is still a constant struggle.
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anonymous
WHU Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
Kobe University
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
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Overall, Food, Telephone, Travel, Nightlife, Housing:
was more 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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anonymous
WHU Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
Kobe University
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
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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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anonymous
WHU Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
Kobe University
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
In general the information provided by the university was not sufficient.
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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
4
Costs
1
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
If you want to have fun, go there dor an undergraduate program. Graduate students are "higly motivated".
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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
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
2
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Pretty good location for experiencing Japanese culture, because you can make day trips to all most impressive spots.
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anonymous
WHU Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
Kobe University
2.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Polo Dogs, Dragons in Kobe. For disos you gotta go to Osaka.
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anonymous
WHU Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
Kobe University
2.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: with friends in Kobe
Why?
I met many friends, who offered me accomodation.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
housing in Japan is expensive and rooms are small.
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