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Latvijas Universitáte (LU)

10 reviews
4.14 / 5 based on 10 reviews
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The weather in Latvia is awful. worse than in UK
Shakhzoda
Latvia, Undergraduate
Economics
Latvijas Universitáte
4.0/5
Overall
Most of the Erasmus students go together with students from their countries: Spanish with Spanish, Uzbek with Uzbek, Indian with Indian and so on. Lectures are not interesting, a lack of practical info.
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Pros
Cheap, located at the center of Riga
Cons
Not interesting lectures
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The weather in Latvia is awful. worse than in UK
Shakhzoda
Latvia, Undergraduate
Economics
Latvijas Universitáte
4.0/5
Overall
Most of the Erasmus students go together with students from their countries: Spanish with Spanish, Uzbek with Uzbek, Indian with Indian and so on. Lectures are not interesting, a lack of practical info.
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Pros
Cheap, located at the center of Riga
Cons
Not interesting lectures
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Guna
Göteborgs Universitet, Gothenburg, Sweden
Political Science, Graduate, Erasmus
Latvijas Universitáte
3.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish i would have known what kind of courses i could attend at the host university as well as literature.
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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
4
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
be a little more organised with the courses.
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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
4
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
Dont ever be afraid to ask many questions and try all the things you find challanging.
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University of Latvia review
Tizian
Latvia, Undergraduate
Business Studies
Latvijas Universitáte
4.0/5
Overall
Good university with a lot of potential but still a big room for improvement.
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Pros
International environment, flexible and assisting teachers
Cons
Quality of education could be better
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Guna
Göteborgs Universitet, Gothenburg, Sweden
Political Science, Graduate, Erasmus
Latvijas Universitáte
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
could have been a better variation of political courses, sometimes the courses overlapped and had the same kind of study plan.
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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
I would apreciate more papers during the course instead of a big paper in the end. Having all exames in one period of time is not good when it becomes quite stressful.
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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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First step in life learning
Iveta
France, Other courses
Latvijas Universitáte
3.0/5
Overall
I was studying economy and finance  just before the 'iron curtain' fell in Soviet Union. Most teachers were the old camp , however, Marketing course was tought by Mr Fortins who himself was involved in one of the first semi- private companies. This was awesome  - finally you could learn the during the day and implement  the same during afternoons.  most students from my group was involved in some private initiatives.
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Pros
Flexible study hours allowed combine studies with work
Cons
Many professors 'old timers' who has lost the connection with real world
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