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Universität Stuttgart

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4.18 / 5 based on 119 reviews
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Rahul I
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Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Independent
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your German?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Language is not much of a barrier as most People are glad to speak in English as they wish to practice their English language skills. However it is difficult to find any part time employment if u dont know German
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Rahul I
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Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Telephone charges are very high, housing is extremely expensive, so also the travelling.
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Travel, Telephone, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Food:
was the same price as at home.
Nightlife:
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
Health insuarance is very expensive, Cooking at home makes food expenses cheaper,
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Rahul I
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Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Independent
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
Have less exams and more project work..also make provisions for practical training
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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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Rahul I
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Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Independent
Overall
I wish I had known...
That it is better to learn German if you intend to support urself doing odd jobs.
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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
4
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
It is good university with a lot facilities but nothing comes free unlike a lot of other universities in Germany
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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
2
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Germany is beautiful. I liked Berlin and Köln the best as the people in these cities are diverse.
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Rahul I
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Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Independent
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Schlossplatz..beirgartens..Frühlings fest
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Rahul I
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Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Independent
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
The apartment house have a living room to mingle with ur roomates, gives a feeling of being at home.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The on campus housing lacked interactive living space within the wohnheim. less interaction with the roomates. Also the rooms were quite small.
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