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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

444 reviews
3.94 / 5 based on 444 reviews
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Frederic
ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
3.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Most courses are magistral and there is almost no interaction at all. It is a pain.
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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
concerning courses: more interaction !!!
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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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Anne
University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
4.0/5
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
4
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
I am very happy with my choice: nice teachers & students, helpful people and green campus (on the spring time).
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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
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
I think this kind of international experience is always worthwhile - in many ways! If you want to improve your Spanish, USE IT even though at first you wouldn't express yourself too fluently.
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Caterina
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
As a result of the Euro compared to the Canadian dollar I spent more in Spain than I do in Canada. However, I found food and nightlife to be cheaper thus the costs balanced out.
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Overall, Telephone, Travel, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Food:
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
One almost always spends more when in another country so save up before hand!
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Alexander
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
3.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: Spanish
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It wasn't easy to get in contact with spanish students but nertheless I think that I improved my spanish by talking to other foreign students in spanish and just by living in spain.
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ghardy
George Washington University, Washington DC, United States
International Relations, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: I lived with my Grandmother
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I would like my independence and more living space.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The University had great professors and I enjoyed my time there a lot. The classrooms we not like those in the states but they were fine.
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lieven
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
casa de cervezas on thursday night for many international students and cheap palacio de gaviria on thursday the disco for international students (thursday is the night for students in general)
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