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Linköpings Universitet (LIU)

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4.00 / 5 based on 546 reviews
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Liesbeth B
Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning Swedish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Swedish
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your Swedish?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I speak English, also before going there and the university was pretty English oriented, which made it harder for me to motivate myself to learn the local language. I tried however with an intensive language course at the beginning of the semester
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Liesbeth B
Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
they were good, however somtimes the classes were that big that the attention was dispersed
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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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Liesbeth B
Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Food, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Overall, Housing, 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
none
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Liesbeth B
Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
that it would get dark that early!
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Good academic level, well organized, lots of local parties. However, more integration with local students needs to be organized
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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
2
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
nice to travel up to the north, kiruna. Travel with friends and rent a car to go to other places, such as Norway and Denmark.
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Liesbeth B
Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Closer to other students and this would enable me to be in closer contact with them
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
my own housing was good; the location, however was not that good. I lived with three Swedes, which was good for my language skills and integration in the country culture
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Liesbeth B
Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
I do not remember the name of the places we went to in town... There were a couple of good bars
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