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Technische Universität Berlin (TUBERLIN)

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4.05 / 5 based on 125 reviews
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elisabetta p
Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Sociology, Graduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: German
Was learning German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your German?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
My period as Erasmus student was definitely an opportunity to increase my knowledge of German , nevertheless there are no doubts that when I had travelled alone for the same reason I had learn much more in less time . For sake of time most Erasmus preferred to use also other languages and not only necessary German.
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elisabetta p
Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Sociology, Graduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
The cost of food was higher. I used to call often at home
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Food, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall, Travel, 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
none
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elisabetta p
Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Sociology, Graduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
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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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elisabetta p
Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Sociology, Graduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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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 is mainly a male environment of middle east students studying scientific matters.
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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
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
no
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elisabetta p
Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Sociology, Graduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife, Travel, Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
none
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elisabetta p
Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Sociology, Graduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose:
Why?
At that time I had already travelled a lot by myself and I found the campus atmosphere not enough challenging and stimulating
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
I had the opportunity to follow a very interesting course on the ' equal opportunity of women in Est and West germany'. The University was mainly attended by foreign students from east and middle east and this environment was definitely an enriching experience for me
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