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Universidad de Zaragoza (UZ)

Universidad de Zaragoza, c/ Pedro Cerbuna, 12, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
4.06 / 5 based on 252 reviews.
En el siglo XX Zaragoza ha seguido con un buén plamarés universitario, antiguos alumnos suyos han ocupado numerosas cátedras universitarias del país, científicos prácticos de primera fila han fomentado las aplicaciones prácticas de los estudios a la industria (química, azucarera, cementos, etc), y de ella han salido buenos hombres del foro, del humanismo y de las ciencias médicas.

88% of students recommend
252 reviews
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Zaragoza is very cheap compared to the UK - take full advantage. Read Review
lesley21, United Kingdom

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by HelenMackay, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Language, 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 - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? Living in an apartment gives you more freedom than living in University accomodation or with a host family.
Personal comments:
I had no experience of the university accomodation in Zaragoza.
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by Lesley, Napier University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Business Studies, 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
Activities, Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Cafe Matarrana at the top of Gran Via has the best bocodillos you will ever taste. As for nightlife you can find hundreds of bars in the Casco Viejo open until the early hours of the morning.
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by Katherine, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Humanities, Erasmus
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:
I wanted to do a 'Introduction to History of Science' module, but I was guided more towards the Arts faculty..

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:
More freedom of choice for ERASMUS students to mix between faculties.

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by caledonian_dmc, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Business Studies, Erasmus
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
The university runs very good language courses to small groups arranged by ability. They are not free of charge but are well worth the money. Sign up early as they are popular. Try to get in to the first one of the term.
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by martinollila, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Financial Management, 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:
A private grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
More spare time and more things to do.
Nightlife, Travel: was more expensive than at home.
Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Food, Housing, Overall: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
A forum for buying/selling used furniture and household equipment had been good! Learn to cook and take turns making dinners/lunches with friends. This saves alot of pizza and hamburger expenses!
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by William, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway, Ireland
Marketing and Sales Management, Erasmus
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
Very Important.
Not really important.
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
If i had a great grasp of Spanish beforehand it would have made it easier for me at the beginning.
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:
The University is fairly good but i cannot complement the city of Zaragoza enough. It is superb. Forget the the Costa Del Sol, go to real Spain, go to Zaragoza!!!


Ryanair fly directly into Zaragoza from Milan (Bergamo) and London (Stansted)which is inexpensive and good value in my view, watch the weight of your luggage though! It is good to arrive in the city a few weeks before your course starts as you can get used of the place. accommodation is easily found, check the notice boards in the main campus. You can get a good flat for €40 per week. The faculties are spread out all over the city but there is a very efficient and cheap bus network.
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