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Other names:
Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales
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The Graduate Institute of International Studies

The Graduate Institute of International Studies, 132, rue de Lausanne, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
3.07 / 5 based on 18 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
66% of students recommend
18 reviews
Housing
2.9/5
All experiences (18)
Student life
3.3/5
5 stars (0)
Academic
2.9/5
4 stars (0)
Languages
3.3/5
3 stars (12)
Expenses
3.3/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
3.3/5
1 star (0)
Was a great experience.Really.. Read Review
srimalfdo, Sri Lanka

18 reviews of The Graduate Institute of International Studies

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HOUSING    
by Srimal, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Computer Science/IT, Erasmus
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: A room exchange
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? I wish to lead a quiet & meaningful Life.
Personal comments:
Not bad
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STUDENT LIFE    
by hoyosromfer, Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Madero, Madero, Mexico
Engineering, Erasmus
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
To dance and to meet people
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ACADEMIC    
by Srimal, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Computer Science/IT, Erasmus
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
So far so good.



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
Need international collaboration further

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by Srimal, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Computer Science/IT, Erasmus
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
I am happy about it & always look to improve.
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EXPENSES    
by Srimal, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Computer Science/IT, Erasmus
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
A private grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Due to unfortunate and fortunate reasons of leadin present lifestyle.
Food, Telephone, Housing, Nightlife, Overall, Travel: was the same price as at home.
Personal comments:
Need a higher salary (Part Time).
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OVERALL    
by hoyosromfer, Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Madero, Madero, Mexico
Engineering, Erasmus
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
Contact to me by e-mail, I would like to know information about the University and the city, style of life and cost of life. By the way, I am Industrial Engineering, and I would like to know if it is a problem
In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
I just know about it couse I visited its page on the net



FINAL COMMENTS

Please contact me to my e.mail if the answer is approved hoyosromfer@yahoo.com.mx
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