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Universidade TÚcnica de Lisboa (UTL)

24 reviews
3.65 / 5 based on 24 reviews
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maja
Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Architecture, Landscape, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade TÚcnica de Lisboa
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
i took mainly courses with projects, you learn best with working in groups and individualy.theory you can get anywhere.
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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
i think if you decide for exchange you have to expect diferrent environment, working habits...
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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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maja
Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Architecture, Landscape, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade TÚcnica de Lisboa
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
not really =)
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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
4
Costs
2
Activities
4
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
although the personell is nice, you have to be prepared it's a specific country and not everythng is always on schedule, so don't be surprised if the will be late in any way(administration, classes, information..)...take it easy!
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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
2
Final comments
travel asmuch as you can, enjoy every moment of your stay. i would reccomend if visiting south of portugal to go and visit the town of Tavira and the island(Ilha de Tavira)..it's amazing.if you can try also to take surf course(they have some close to lisbon- beach called Carcavelhos, it's on the way o Cascais-take the local train from Cais do Sodre in Lisbon), girls watch out for annyoing boys =)and take care of your skin..the sun can get pretty hot! and deffinetly take some capoeira classes(there's a good angola group in Lisbon, close to Elevador da Gloria)
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maja
Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Architecture, Landscape, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade TÚcnica de Lisboa
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
i live and eat at home, i travelled more than i usually do
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Overall, Food, Travel, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, Nightlife:
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
don't be surprised over the rather high rents.(buy the telephone card of TMN they have free sms),make yourself a monthly bus+metro ticket, don't buy beer in center of bairro alto(diferrence between prices in bars could be 1eur)
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maja
Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Architecture, Landscape, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade TÚcnica de Lisboa
3.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: Portuguese
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning Portuguese a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your Portuguese?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
i was angry because in our faculty they didn't give the language course(i had to learn it myself)
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maja
Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Architecture, Landscape, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade TÚcnica de Lisboa
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: at friends
Why?
cause it's cheaper
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
they have no facilities so i have no comment
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maja
Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Architecture, Landscape, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade TÚcnica de Lisboa
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Nightlife, Travel, Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Docas(riverside with nightclubs), bairro alto(night district with numerous bars and clubs and people...)
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