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UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena reviews

40 Overall Reviews
4.03 / 5 based on 170 reviews
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anonymous
Umeň Universitet, Umeň, Sweden
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena
4.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
That my field of studies was not stisfying.And that Italy was expensive+ difficulties in finding accomodation.
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
4
Campus life
1
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
If you want to have fun- GO! If you also want to improve in your studies- go if you study banking & financing.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
2
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
3
Final comments
This was my best period!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I recommend everyone to go abroad. And Italy is my home!
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roannal
University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Language, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
That Arezzo is actually quite small and does not have the same student life as the main part of Siena University in Siena.
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
2
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
I personally would have prefered a larger University with more going on. If you quite like a quiet life and are there to study lots rather than meet people and speak the language, then it is probably a good place to go.
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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
3
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
2
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Try and live with local students, and when you go to lectures do not sit with other English students, but start speaking to the locals around you, as you really have to be confident and approach them to make friends. Once you do so, your stay there will be so much more fun! Arezzo is a great place to travel from, as its well situated in the middle of Tuscany. Definitely worth going to is Cinque Terra (although stay in La Spezia, as it is much cheaper)and Cortona (great views).
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Jordi
Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Economics, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena
4.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Meeting a lot of people
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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
1
Activities
1
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
They must keep work with international students, but they must improve the information to these students
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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
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
Traveling arround Tuscany in autum or spring, because is very beuatiful.
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mathiasjunkert
Ludwig Maximilians Universitńt MŘnchen, Munich, Germany
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
how hard it is to leave...
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
Learn the language there. Then academic life is cool.
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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
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
You will love the Toscana: Florence, Il Chianti etc. From Siena it is one hour to the sea Sicily is great and it costs only about 100.000 L. by train; Three hours to Rome (!) by bus; six hours to Naples. By the way: Excellent bus services.
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mazzalazza
Royal Holloway and Bredford New College (University of London), London, United Kingdom
History, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish i had realised how small the city is.
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
it is very accomodating
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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
2
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
Siena is brilliantly located so it is very easy to travel around Italy form there. Although it is an extremely accomodating city it is also quite small so if you're a person that gets bored easily choose to go to a bigger City with more activity. It did get a bit dull throughout the winter but the summer was brilliant. I've yet to see a more breathtaking Piazza and could just spend hours there sitting in it.
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What life is like in Siena
christopher
Italy, Graduate
Business Studies
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Siena
4.0/5
Overall
It is a small interesting town innthe toscani region of italy, closer to florence and empoli. Siena is a tourist area where you meet people from all walks of life. Life is very simple and relaxing, which makes school life here less stressful. 
  The education system is very good. It helps you to always give out your best, as the teachers are ever ready to assist any student.
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Pros
A very good school and education system
Cons
Not much to see in the Small town.
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