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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) reviews

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4.16 / 5 based on 388 reviews
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kasha
The Pozna˝ University of Economics, Poznan, Poland
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Independent
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
3.8/5
Languages
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 Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It let me learn Spanish and got to know better business English. I am very satisfied.
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kasha
The Pozna˝ University of Economics, Poznan, Poland
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Independent
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Poland is in general cheapper country than Spain. I was in Madrid what made everithing more expensive.
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Overall, Telephone, Travel, Nightlife, Housing, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Reading the guide for the foregin studens prepared by the University I new what I can expect, so no surprises.
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kasha
The Pozna˝ University of Economics, Poznan, Poland
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Independent
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Economia financiera
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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
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kasha
The Pozna˝ University of Economics, Poznan, Poland
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Independent
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Some more Spanish:))
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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
4
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
In general I would recommend the University, however it is better if the student has the knowledge of spanish - much bigger choice of subjects.
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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
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
2
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
You should go to the Erasmus meeting (even if you are not) to meet other foregin students. You can travel and sightseeng with them. And the best source of information about Spain are of course spanish students.
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kasha
The Pozna˝ University of Economics, Poznan, Poland
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Independent
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
3.8/5
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
Travel, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Passion, Palacio, Kapital, plus many cafeterias with wanderfull atmoshere close to plaza de Sol and in Atocha street.
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kasha
The Pozna˝ University of Economics, Poznan, Poland
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Independent
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
It is the opportunity to live with the spanish and other foregin students, in the place we chose. This kind of accommodation makes us independend.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The accomodation at the university is rather expensive. It is very difficult also to get the place in the campus next to the university. However the standard of accommodation seems to be good.
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