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Universidade Fernando Pessoa

138 reviews
4.06 / 5 based on 138 reviews
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levent d
Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
International Relations, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
actually if they have still same portuguese teacher something like marilia regina, just escape from that classroom. international office is perfect ask for help
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levent d
Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
International Relations, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
for luxuary and enjoy
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Housing, Telephone, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Overall, Travel:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
no
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levent d
Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
International Relations, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
teachers english level is not enough
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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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levent d
Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
International Relations, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
1
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
1
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
just come here to have a easy academic year and lots of fun
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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
2
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
porto is great, unversity is too lovely people are too kind and relax everything is too cheap night life is great everyday parties beach,sun:) just come
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levent d
Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
International Relations, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
best nightclub, industria at foz every first saturday of every moths you should go triplex to gigi party. praia da luz is a perfect coffee at foz bazaar also very nice
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levent d
Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
International Relations, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: residence
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: residence
Why?
you have a chance to be socalized and meet lots of new people. also residence is just close to ocean and beaches.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
very good
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