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Xiao-Dong
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Although the first experience with the appartements was not perfect I still will prefer to look for an appartment instead of living in one of the rooms which are provided by the university. I consider pivacy and space as very impaortant. I do have the learning experience as I know now which areas I would like to live in Milan and know more people so it will be easier to find something which suits me.
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What I have heard from the other students who did live in the accomodations of the university is that they lack the privacy and space. There is no possibility to cook in your own space and you cannot have any guests staying the night. The advantage is that someone cleans your room.
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Anna
Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
In my second term i shared an appartment with italian students and found this much more beneficial.
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Location was superb- within 2 mins walk of university. Accommodation was very basic - no kitchens, communal mixed-sex bathrooms that were not always clean; 5 showers shared among over 30 people. The university does have other and better equipped accommodation in other parts of the city further from the university. Security is quite strict and visitors are not generally permitted.
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Gemma
ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
Business Studies, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
More independency and possibilities to have your own place where to invite friends.
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There are too many students in this university, so the housing system through the university is complicated. I personally did not find anything through the university system, what is more, I found it quite chaotic. If you are to use it you should have a look in advance and make sure you are staying for a reasonable amount of time (one year better than just a term).
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Todd
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, United States
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
It is a good way to live on with other international students on your own, in another country. It makes for a more immersive experience, just blending right int to the culture
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There were not many choices for me going to study at Bocconi, in finding accomodations. I showed up at the university for language class, staying in a hotel for two weeks while I was figuring out where to live. A little aggravating, but a great learning experience.
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katab
Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
Management Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Dormitory
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
My dormitory room was pretty ascetic. My friends found some nice apartments with the help of the school and some student organizations. Unfortunately, they were more expensive as well.
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I appreciated the fact that my room was cleaned every day - it was included in the relatively cheap price of the accomodation. I enjoy cooking and there were no cooking facilities or refrigerators in the rooms or in common areas.
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Ashleigh
Pennsylvania State University, State College, United States
Business Studies, Undergraduate, IES
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
While studying in Milan I had the opportunity to live with two Italian undergraduates. I think this experience allowed me to truly understand and appreciate all aspects of the language and culture.
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The housing for some students was impeccable. Unfortunately my apartment was extremely small and slightly dirty. However, these things did not stop me from enjoying my time with my two amazing, Italian roommates.
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hellionese
Columbia University, New York City, United States
Public Health, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Bocconi graduate housing is expensive, not conveniently located and has a curfew for guests!
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See above. The Spadolini residence, which is open to graduate students is a good 10 minute walk through a deserted part of town and a park. Ovrenight guests are not allowed, suites of rooms have no decent common area and there are no freezers in the kitchens. On the plus side, the balconies are nice.
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HÚlŔne
HEC Paris, Paris, France
Financial Management, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
It is easier, and you have the opportunity to meet many Italians and other exchange students. Renting an appartment in Milan is more difficult but it is true that you are more independant.
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They are ok, with different residences at different price/level of service, whiwh allows you to choose.
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saurabh
Viveswariah Technological University., Bangalore, India
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
It would be easy to commute, but since it is a city University On campus hostels cannot be expected.
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The houseing arrangements are good by the Person at the Univertsity. She has a list of houses or appartments that are to be rented. She gives a whole range of options until you are satisfied.
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Constanza
UNIVERSIDAD ARGENTINA DE LA EMPRESA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: A room exchange
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: A room exchange
Why?
Because you have the chance of sharing experiences, habits and cultural backgrpunds with other people. It┤s easier to find. Not so expensive.
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I know Bocconi housing goes from normal to luxury. It can be very expensive for the services offered. The good point is proximity with university.
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Gareth
University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Because I had the opportunity to live with Italians this way and help improve my language skills.
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The campus accommodation is also very nice, although it CAN be costly, and many of the facilities are shared. Living in Milan is expensive compared to all other parts of Italy.
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bhnilsen
NHH, Bergen, Norway
Business Studies, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
I never go as an exchange student because I want to upgrade my housing facilities.
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It was quite OK. I had to share room with another student, but that was never a problem. The location was perfect - just a 15 minutes walk to the city centre and 10 minutes to the university.
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Sonya
University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: University residence
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
For privacy reasons
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I stayed at Residence Capitanio. It was a clean place to live, and was recently renovated. The rooms are spacious, and some even have a balcony. Living in this residence gave me the opportunity to meet many international students.
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eelvebo
NHH, Bergen, Norway
Business Studies, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Very close to the university and it was a good place to get to know some of the italian students.
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Accommodation was ok, but what was offered through the host university was a bit limited. Lots of people had to find an appartment on their own.
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madile
Wirtschaftsuniversitńt Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
we are four people in our appartment; all kind of messy but all crazy; it┤s a lot of fun
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I really disrecommend the pensionato of the university; it┤s old, there┤s no kitchen and it┤s kind of expensive: actually it┤s a shithole
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Monika
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
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Type of housing: With a family
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: A room exchange
Why?
to be in direct touch with exchange students more time
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In my opinion more assistance should be provided to exchange students and more information in advance, especially for those who do not succeed in getting a dormitory room.
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f
University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I had the opportunity to live with an Italian student during my stay in Milan. I feel I got much more from my year in this way. I learnt about Italian culture and vastly improved my language skills.
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Please see above.
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Nyasha
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Banking, Graduate, Independent
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: With a family
Why?
It would be a better way to learn the language as quickly as possible.
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There are a wide range of apartments advertised at the university, but competition for the best ones is sometimes intense.
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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
It is so close to the universita, and you can wake up just 5 mins before class :) also the mensa is just the basement of the pensionato
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expect to pay a lot for the housing in milano :)
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Torsten
Universitńt zu K÷ln, Cologne, Germany
Business Studies, Undergraduate, CEMS
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I shared the appartment with some italians. It was also cheaper than the student residence.
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It is sometimes difficult to find an appropriate appartement in Milan.
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