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Linköpings Universitet (LIU)

540 reviews
3.93 / 5 based on 540 reviews
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pooh13
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
talk with academic advisor and make sure its the right course for you and that your timetable doesn't have clashes
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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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pooh13
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
more about where i was living and sorting out financial information(banks) before I left.
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
4
Costs
3
Activities
1
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
great, facilities are excellent and the staff are very helpful
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
there should be more information about the things you have to do when you arrive, in case you can't meet your peer student and all the different registrations that you have to make for academic studies
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pooh13
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
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Food, Overall, Nightlife, Telephone, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing:
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
none
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pooh13
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
2.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
they say you don't need to speak swedish but you do to communicate with locals and carry out tasks-bank/post office
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pooh13
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
although the on campus accommodation was good, i preferred to have my own kitchen and the standard of apartment acc was much higher
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
good, better than i expected. heating wasn't great especially during winter.
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pooh13
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Engineering, Computer, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Nightlife, Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
nite life- flammans, hg, bk, safari, house parties. best cafe- ciccolata in linköping not to be missed- nolla-p in august for the first years
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