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Universität Regensburg

63 reviews
4.33 / 5 based on 63 reviews
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Joanne F
University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: Room in halls
Arranged by: Home university
If returning, I would choose: Room in halls
Why?
The opportunity to meet alot of other students, both German and foreign.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Reasonably priced, well located and well organised to ensure social contact with similar aged students.
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Joanne F
University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The Irish Harp, Wunderbar, Pam Pam, Goldenes Kreuz, Peaches, Murphy's Law.
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Joanne F
University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
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
Overall
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Joanne F
University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
The extent of the burocracy
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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
3
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Its in an excellent location and offers lots of social and academic opportunities.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
a fantastic year!
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Joanne F
University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Eating out is alot cheaper, so you tend to do it more pften than at home. Accommdation is alot cheaper. You tend to travel more because you want to explore the country.
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Food, Telephone, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall:
was the same price as at home.
Nightlife, 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
none
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Joanne F
University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
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
Plenty of opportunities/events to socialise and interact with natives.
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