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Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid (UPCM)

110 reviews
4.24 / 5 based on 110 reviews
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benj
KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
3.8/5
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
you need a week in order to adapt, but after, you┤ll be a legend!
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benj
KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
donüLt know...
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Travel, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Overall, Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Second-hand bedding
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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benj
KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
too much theory, but if you enjoy it...
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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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benj
KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
4.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
in winter, it's very very cold!!! even in Spain!
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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
3
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
a very serious university which is religious...
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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
3
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
You can visit cities near Madrid such as Toledo, Segovia or an other one... prices are not very high for students.
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benj
KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
discover by yourself places and pubs... but don't forget " puerta del sol"...
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benj
KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
living with other students in the same flat can be very interesting for your lenguage, of course!!
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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