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sialbe
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Language, Graduate, University Agreement
Universidade de Aveiro
2.5/5
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
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Jagoda
Akademia Ekonomiczna Im. Karola Adamieckiego, Katowice, Poland
Accountancy, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade de Aveiro
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
However I could take exams in English most of the classes were in Portuguese.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
All people and teachers are very nice and helpful.
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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
3
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Advice: take some warm clothes because in winter it's quite cold and most Portuguese houses doesn't have central heating. Ask Portuguese what to visit-sometimes they know small and very beautiful places that you cannot find in any guidebook.
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Andreia
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade de Aveiro
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
At home I didnt had time to travel and go out that much.. ALso living alone is always more expensive.. (I live alone in Portugal)
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Overall, Nightlife, Housing, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, Food:
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
Yes, the electricity is really expensive here. 80 euros / month (for a studio!!)
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Andrea
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Trento, Trento, Italy
Telecommunications, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidade de Aveiro
4.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English 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 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
I had some problem at the beginning, since I had never studied portuguese: after in the first month I always spoke english. Only after the second month I went out with portuguese people, and I've begun to speak portuguese with them, and english with the other erasmus people.
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Andreia
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade de Aveiro
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Because I want my own space.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The residences at University are old and therea are no room for exchange students.
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Andreia
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidade de Aveiro
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Nightlife, Travel, Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Bombordo, the Erasmus bar, from 10pm to 2am. After that Club8 until 7am. From thursday to saturday best days to go out!!
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