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Technische Universität Dresden (TU DRESDEN)

61 reviews
4.09 / 5 based on 61 reviews
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mabelsimon
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Technische Universität Dresden
2.5/5
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 German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
How much did you improve your German?
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 studied English philology at tu-dresden, so every seminars and their activities were in English. I learned German in everyday life
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mabelsimon
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Technische Universität Dresden
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Dresden is in the ex-GDR, so it is still cheaper than west wermany.
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Food:
was the same price as at home.
Overall, Housing, Travel, Telephone, 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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mabelsimon
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Technische Universität Dresden
5.0/5
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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mabelsimon
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Technische Universität Dresden
4.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
No, it was almost perfect
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
1
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
working day by day, you won´t need to do a great effort to hav good qualifications in the same conditions as the german students.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
it is very recommnedable to travel to eastern countries. Prag is only 120 km from dresden, and you can travel with few money to poland, czchek republic, slovaqia, hungary,austria...
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mabelsimon
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Technische Universität Dresden
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities, Travel: Takes place mostly within 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
flowerpower, a pub in dresden neustadt, best cafe?? i don´t know, but you cannot miss the old city, the museums, and esting a döner kebab in Istambul, or a durum in durum haus
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mabelsimon
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Technische Universität Dresden
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
because of age
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
rellay good, modern, very comfortable, and cheap
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