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Universidad de Sevilla (US)

Universidad de Sevilla, C/ S. Fernando, 4, 41004 Sevilla, Spain, Seville
4.24 / 5 based on 438 reviews.
El embrión de la actual Universidad de Sevilla fue el Colegio de Santa María de Jesús, fundado por el Arcediano Maese Rodrigo Fernández de Santaella en las postrimerías del s. XV. Ya en el siglo XVI (1505), una bula del Papa Julio II otorga al Colegio la facultad de conferir grados en Teología, Filosofía, Derecho, Medicina y Artes; y en 1551 el propio Concejo de la ciudad traspasa a la fundación de Maese Rodrigo, la Real provisión que concedía un Estudio General, por lo que aquélla pasó a ser oficialmente la Universidad, gozando de todos los privilegios de las demás Universidades del Reino. De los Estatutos de 1621 se desprende... Read more

89% of students recommend
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Go study abroad for an academic year. 3-4 months is not enough time to get acculturated to your new environment. Once you do become more accostomed to living in another country and culture, it's time for you to leave. A year, while it may seem like a long time, is a more worthwhile investment for you and your growth. Read Review
mpdodd, United States

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by Lieven, Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Literature, Erasmus
Personal assessment
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? An apartment or a house give you the most freedom!
Personal comments:
I had a great apartment, everything quite new and clean. Maybe the landlord could have been better, and there was also a lot of noise (I was in Calle Recaredo, a street with very much traffic and... AMBULANCES!), but it was only 5 to 10 minutes away from the centre, and just very nice to live in.
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by Therese, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Economics, Erasmus
Personal social experience
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
Did not get involved.
Describe host city: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
- all tapas bars - elefunk (that's a great bar.. you'll have a lot of fun! groovy!) - FERIAAA :) that's the great thing of Sevilla... but you have to search for Spanish people.. you have to look for amigos before this fiesta ;) - all cinemas... - there are a lot of nice cafes - the best ice in this city: at RAYES - ... you have to find out yourself! :) that's the best way!
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by sarahanne, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, United States
Language, University Agreement
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
take classes for foreigners and classes with spaniards. it makes all the difference to have them both and stay the whole year. its not worth it to stay one semester

My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
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
Personal comments:
this system is set up so that people pick a track and stay in it. it works for what its goals are.

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by Melissa, Cornell University, Ithaca, United States
Social Sciences, University Agreement
Language difficulties
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Administrative / Institutional
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
I had studied Spanish in high school and college but was not sufficiently prepared to live in a Spanish-speaking country. When I arrived, I struggled for 3 months to understand people and muster the courage to speak. After that, it was much easier to learn the language and take the risk of speaking to people, despite making some mistakes. Taking classes in Spanish and living with Spaniards enabled me to become fluent in the language.
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by Steve, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Engineering, Mechanical, Erasmus
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Money from home
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits:
Most things were cheaper.
Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Food, Housing, Nightlife, Overall, Travel: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Open an accout as soon as you arrive to avoid transfer charges from home. Bring money from home in cash or traveler's cheques as this also avoids charges. Always ask about possible charges, there are much more banking charges there than here.
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by delbaby, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, United States
Language, University Agreement
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
Very Important.
Not really important.
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
Don't take ANY of it for granted!!!! Take advantage of opportunities! Take lots of photos and keep a journal!
In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!

During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
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:
Be prepared to buy your books at local bookstores. When I was there, there wasn't a "bookstore" on campus. Enjoy the cafe that's in the University. Great cafe con leche, tea, and snacks!!!!


Have fun. The feeling of homesickness does go away. I'd definitely recommend staying a whole year. Make sure you have experiences of eating real Spanish food. That's something I missed out on a bit moving into an apartment. Luckily, one of my friends lived w/someone who was glad to have guests.....a few of us went over there for a full multi-course Spanish lunch quite a few times. When I was traveling over the Winter break, and bought souvenirs, I found it was helpful to mail some stuff directly home to the States from where I was (Athens).
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