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83 reviews
4.43 / 5 based on 83 reviews
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University of Minho, the Department of Humanities (ILCH) from a foreign student perspective
Polina S
Portugal, Graduate
Linguistics, 2020
Overall
I am doing a two-year Master Degree programme. My programme is supposed to be in English. However, there are very few classes in English (at least, in ILCH), so I have to take some classes in Portuguese, which is a bit of a problem for me as my Portuguese is very basic.
The general organisation of the academic process is not at the level I would have expected. Everything is done at the very last minutes, Academic Services work terrible (no support at all),  the library is not really good. 
On the bright side there are some great classes for digital humanities students (but for that you have to know Portuguese). The university language centre is quite good, so you can enrol into a Portuguese class. I also like the campus area because of its vibrant youth atmosphere and splendid vegetarian restaurants.
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Pros
beautiful view from Gualtar campus, vibrant atmosphere on the campus, good language centre, the cities itself (both Braga and Guimaraes)
Cons
poor organisation, limited choice of classes in English, slow and ineffective bureaucracy
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Clara Reis - project management field (or similar)
Clara R
Portugal,
Business Studies, 2020
Overall
During my academic journey, in the degree in international business (2017-2020), I found my passion in the area of management, motivating me to pursue a master's degree in engineering project management (currently in dissertation development - 2nd/final year).
Previously, I had professional experience in several customer care and customer support jobs, including technical problem solving that provided me with a vision to meet client's needs and developed very useful skills in the field of communication.
More recently I worked as a VAT Accountant, in the department of compliance and consulting, contributing to ensure the alignment of the organization's strategy, preparing and submitting international declarations that provided me with technical, accounting and management skills. 
During my life I have been part of international exchanges, non-governmental associativism and social causes that promoted empathy, communication and international involvement.
Currently I want to pursue a career in the field of management and economics, specifically in project management, contributing with knowledge through my background aligned with acquired skills while promoting my continuous improvement.
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Careers
Yes, i found this internship through my university.
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Pros
Passion and self-motivated
Cons
Learn high-level programming
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Jorge D
Universidad Autˇnoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Law, International, Graduate, Erasmus
Overall
Personal recommendation
To improve in the quality of some courses and to be ready when problems from the administration have taken place
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
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
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Lacramioara M
Universitatea Tehnica "Gheorghe Asachi" din Iasi, Iasi, Romania
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
Personal recommendation
To keep it like this
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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
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Jobs & internships
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Internship, Finance, English
New York, United States
Internship, IT, English, French, Arabic
Warsaw, Poland
Internship, Finance, English
Goverment, Government / Non Profit
ABOUT
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Phone: +351 53 60 45 054
Address: University of Minho, Largo do Pašo, 4709, Braga, Portugal
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