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Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki (SHH)

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3.85 / 5 based on 138 reviews
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Victoire
EDHEC Business School, Lille, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Finnish food is a litttle more expensive than in France. Telephone bills are higher because of international communications. And Internet is useful but you sometimes need to hear your family or boy/girlfriend. My accomodation was really cheap: 1412 FIM with electricity , heating and water included. Travelling is one of the main activities for foreign students in Finland. If you want to make the traditional trips, you had better save money before coming. Personnally, I went to Stockholm for a one day trip (125 FIM by boat), Tallinn (35 FIM by slow boat), Saint Petersbourg (around 1200 FIM for a three day trip: everything include even the visa), Lapland (400 FIM by train).
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Travel, Telephone, Overall, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Housing:
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
To save money, you should eat like Finnish people. (no vegetables, no fruits) Also, have lunch at university: 13,50 FIM for main course+rice or potatoes+ salad buffet+bread. Very good and cheap!
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hariwijadi
Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
price level in nordic countries is about 30 - 50 % higher than in Central or Western European countries
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Nightlife, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall, Telephone, Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Travel:
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
if you choose accomodation in the city center you don't need to buy a card for public transportation, everything is within walking distance and furthermore they don't check whether you have a ticket (=free riding is easy and common among exchange students), buy alcohol in Tallinn: tickets for the ship are cheaper on Wednesday + alcohol in Tallinn is 30-50% cheaper, with a valid studend ID you get 50% discount on tickets for the train,
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suomi
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
finnish prices are higher than austrian ones
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Housing, Travel, Food, Nightlife, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
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
it was not possible to rent a laptop which is a big problem when you have to do a lot of homework on the computer. concerning saving cost on food: just do not save money to extendedly. rather buy less but to your taste, otherwise food will become boring (but this is my general opinion, does not have to do anything with finland)
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Birgit
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Linz, Austria
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
kepler fond (study grant)
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
The price level is significant higher in Finland compared to Austria (in most cases).
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Travel, Housing, Overall, Nightlife, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
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
With your students card you are also a member of youth hostels. You get also a 50 % discount for railway trips, which were really cheap and comfortable in Finland. One surprise: cellular phones are much more expansive in Finland (home of Nokia) than in Austria.
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Edith
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Finland has a higher price level, you phone your family at home and of course you take the chance to travel.
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Food, Nightlife, Overall, Housing, Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
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Personal comments
Pay your student union fee directly in the office of the union in the "Casa", the bank charges are in no relation.
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cristina
ICADE, Madrid, Spain
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
FINLAND IS A VERY EXPENSIVE COUNTRY. AND CONCERNING TO TRAVELLING... I DID MORE THINGS THAN I NORMALLY WILL DO IN MY COUNTRY
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Nightlife, Overall, Food, Housing, Telephone, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
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Money from home
Personal comments
YOU LEARN SOME BY YOURSELF AFTER A FEW MONTHS!
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Tie
Northwest University of Politics and Law, Xi'an, China
Management Information Systems, Graduate, Master Degree Program
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
4.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
The reason is quite simple:The living expense in Finland is more than that in China.On the other hand, saving money in student life, in my opinion, benefit your future financial situation when you are going to a career.
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Housing, Telephone, Travel, Food, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
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
Perhaps one useful cost-saving tip is that make food yourself at home,which is both economical and delicious.
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PETER ESAMBI
UNIVERSITY OF BUEA , CAMEROON, BUEA , CAMEROON, Cameroon
Financial Management, Graduate, Independent
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
It simply because I left a developing country with low currency comparatively to that in the host country(euro)
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Housing, Travel, Telephone, Nightlife, Overall, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
NO !
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Johannes
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
1.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I am just once in that country for a longer period of time. Hence I wanted to experience as much as possible in that time. Money is less importrant than experience you can make.
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Food, Overall, Nightlife, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, 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
No
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UNKNOWN
Beijing institute of perstrochemical technology, Beijing, China
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
average living cost in host country is higher than that of my home country
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Housing, Travel, Telephone, Nightlife, Overall, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
no
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Xiaoling
Qingdao University, Qingdao, China
Financial Management, Graduate, Independent
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
the living expense is higher than at home
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Food, Overall, Housing, Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
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
special sales
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Oana
Academia de Studii Economice din Bucuresti, Bucharest, Romania
Accountancy, Graduate, Independent
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Not specified
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
Personal spending habits
In general, prices are much higher than at home.
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Overall, Nightlife, Food, Travel, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
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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Tanzilli
EDHEC Business School, Lille, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
A private grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Life is more expensive in Finland than in France
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Travel, Overall, Nightlife, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Housing:
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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Katja
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
The price level is higher than in Austria.
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Housing, Telephone, Travel, Food, Nightlife, Overall:
was more 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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Valérie
EDHEC Business School, Lille, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
daily life more expansive
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Telephone, Travel, Food, Nightlife, Overall:
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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Hussain
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Financial Management, Graduate, Independent
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
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Overall, Nightlife, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Food, Travel:
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
You can save a lot by living togather.
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greghm
EMLYON Business School, Lyon, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Housing, Overall, Food:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
Buy alcohol and Tobacco in Russia or Estonia
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mhadys
Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland
Management Information Systems, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
1.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Telephone, Travel, Housing, Food, Overall, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Lunches at the university are relatively cheap for students.
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Michael
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.5/5
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
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Food, Nightlife, Overall, Housing, Travel, Telephone:
was more 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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Pawel
Akademia Ekonomiczna, Krakow, Poland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Telephone, Travel, Housing, Food, Overall, Nightlife:
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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