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Universidad de La Habana

42 reviews
4.18 / 5 based on 42 reviews
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Methilde
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine, Graduate, Independent
Universidad de La Habana
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
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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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Methilde
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine, Graduate, Independent
Universidad de La Habana
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
more about culture, economic/political situation
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
1
Campus life
1
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
go for no more than 1 year
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
american dollars no longer accepted, bring only euros, credit card, no travellor's cheques (they complicate things with those), bring simple gifts (soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, gum, clothes) with you, to give away
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Methilde
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine, Graduate, Independent
Universidad de La Habana
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
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Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Food, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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Methilde
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine, Graduate, Independent
Universidad de La Habana
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: Spanish
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Spanish spoken is mainly all slang and takes a while to adapt, but the process is accelerated by being around the locals most of the time.
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Methilde
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine, Graduate, Independent
Universidad de La Habana
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
privacy
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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Methilde
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine, Graduate, Independent
Universidad de La Habana
2.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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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
none
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