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Technische Universitaet Hamburg-Harburg (TU-HARBURG)

79 reviews
3.94 / 5 based on 79 reviews
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joeintern
University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Engineering, Graduate, programme for developing nations
Academic
Course recommendations
industrial training should be organized by the schoool or schoool should be interested in securing a place for students.
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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
exams duration should be at least one hour.
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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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joeintern
University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Engineering, Graduate, programme for developing nations
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
life at home is not costly.
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Travel, Overall, Housing, Telephone, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
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
aim at cutting down cost all the time
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joeintern
University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Engineering, Graduate, programme for developing nations
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your German?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
language could be a big barrier in ssocial life of foreign students
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joeintern
University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Engineering, Graduate, programme for developing nations
Overall
I wish I had known...
none
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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
3
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
be more concern with social life of students.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
2
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
2
Met people from other countries
2
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
2
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
life at the beginning could be very difficult.
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joeintern
University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Engineering, Graduate, programme for developing nations
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
alot but some do not welcome blacks
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joeintern
University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Engineering, Graduate, programme for developing nations
Housing
Type of housing:
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
to give me the chance to work with other mates all the time and socialize.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
attitude to helping students find accomodation is poor.
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