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Universität Klagenfurt

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4.26 / 5 based on 32 reviews
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Christopher
Washburn University, Topeka, KS, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Klagenfurt
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: German
Was learning German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your German?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
The language programme is very advanced. The instructors are friendly and thorough.
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Christopher
Washburn University, Topeka, KS, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Klagenfurt
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
A private grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
Austria is situated so close to everything and therefore one MUST visit the surrounding countries in addition to experiencing a different style of nightlife and new food choices.
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Travel, Food, Nightlife, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, Housing:
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
Be aware that in Austria your deposit is three times your monthly rent.
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Christopher
Washburn University, Topeka, KS, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Klagenfurt
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
The courses are very interesting but some of the professors are not very personable.
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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
Study as most non-language courses do not have any exams until the last one.
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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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Christopher
Washburn University, Topeka, KS, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Klagenfurt
5.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
How much the rental deposit was.
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Take one course in your native language so that you do not feel bombarded.
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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
4
Final comments
Buy a monthly bus pass instead of trying to get by with free rides as you will get caught.
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Christopher
Washburn University, Topeka, KS, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Klagenfurt
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Go to Los Amigos and a few other bars in Heiligengeistplatz
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Christopher
Washburn University, Topeka, KS, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Klagenfurt
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
It was very clean and the renters take care of the place very well.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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