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Lunds Universitet

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4.15 / 5 based on 658 reviews
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michael_wilen
University College London, London, United Kingdom
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Lunds Universitet
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: Swedish
Was learning Swedish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Swedish
How much did you improve your Swedish?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It took true determination to insist on speaking Swedish to friends as so many wanted to improve their English.
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michael_wilen
University College London, London, United Kingdom
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Lunds Universitet
5.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
Quite simply because I otherwise live in London, one of the most expensive cities in the world.
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Nightlife, Housing, Food, Telephone, Travel, 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
The night-life in Sweden is not as expensive as rumoured.
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michael_wilen
University College London, London, United Kingdom
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Lunds Universitet
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
If learning Swedish it is best to study in Swedish at the earliest possible opportunity.
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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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michael_wilen
University College London, London, United Kingdom
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Lunds Universitet
4.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
To get a landline requires a 2,500 kronor deposit.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Try every 'Nation' at least once within the first few weeks.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
Try your best to enjoy Copenhagen, as well as Lund, and do every activity possible in the first few weeks, as this is when you'll make your best friends.
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michael_wilen
University College London, London, United Kingdom
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Lunds Universitet
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities, Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The town did have a very active social scene, although, coming frm London, it was naturally quite a bit quieter than what I had bee used to.
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michael_wilen
University College London, London, United Kingdom
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Lunds Universitet
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
It's the best way to meet other students and learn the language.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
It was spacious, well-equipped and very well-run.
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