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Linköpings Universitet (LIU)

540 reviews
3.93 / 5 based on 540 reviews
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rlaorga
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Try to organice people with the same level of knowledge.
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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
The timetable is different every day... I think is better to do a static plan, and then you can organice yourself better.
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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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rlaorga
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
About to find a job. Most of the offers you need the local language to work there.
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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
3
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
It's a really good University. The lessons and the place are very good. You'll learn a lot there. The place is very safe, but... too cold!!!
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
2
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Try to have all the documents when you arrive,include the housing (if you can't it's not too difficult to rent a house). Carry clothes to suffer a hard weather. Buy a bike as soon as posible. It's better to travel in Spring or in summer.
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rlaorga
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I didn't have telephone, I used e-mail. The weather was too hard to have more Nightlife. I had no enough money to travel a lot. In my country to travel is cheaper.
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Housing, Food:
was the same price as at home.
Nightlife, Travel, Telephone, Overall:
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
none
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rlaorga
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.0/5
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: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your Swedish?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
At the begining it was difficult to communicate with people with differents accents. But, bit a bit, I learned to speak more fluently and to understand conversations without difficulties.
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rlaorga
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Because you are in touch with more students. And the university is much closer, you need less time to move specialy when the weather is really bad.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Depends of the corridor and the people in you can be better or worse. Usually is not very clean.
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rlaorga
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Linköpings Universitet
3.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The best for a students is the parties organized by the university or by the students. I liked the concerts and cultural events.
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