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Universität Wien (UNIVIE) reviews

258 reviews
4.17 / 5 based on 258 reviews
Useful  |  6
mainr
University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, United States
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Wien
4.7/5
Overall
Personal recommendation
Definitely stay two semesters if possible. The reason is that, if you're like me, the first will be very much getting used to things- if I had left after that semester I'd have missed out on the best part, and seeing the city go through seasons and weather changes- it's the best way- especially in Vienna- Viennese are conservative and rather cold the weather can get very gray and cold. You need to stay to get the jewel under that exterior.
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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
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mainr
University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, United States
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universität Wien
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
My university basically told me to try and find courses in Vienna that sounded comparable to courses offered at my home university (U of Maryland) which I still needed to take. This didn't really work though- I didn't find too much that was comparable, and if it was, it was very difficult for me as a foreigner to pass (even Austrians struggled to pass these courses). If I had to do it again, I'd go 1-2 weeks before classes to meet people and really research the courses and communicate with home university about what is being offered. I'd visit professors and explain to them that you are an exchange student and get an overview from them about their course.
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My academic experiences
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Interaction with international students
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Rebekka
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Social Sciences, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universität Wien
4.2/5
Overall
Personal recommendation
Professors and assistants were great!
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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
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
3
Useful  |  0
Julia
University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
Universität Wien
4.2/5
Overall
Personal recommendation
overall its a nice Uni to study...lots of international students
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Jobs & internships
Berlin, Germany
Internship, Legal, English, German
Vienna, Austria
Administrative, German
Lisbon, Portugal
Internship, Sales, English
Business, Transports / Logistics
ABOUT
The University of Vienna is the oldest and largest institution of higher education and research in Austria. It is a complex and diverse organisation that manifests all of the advantages, opportunities and difficulties of a large and venerable university. Located in the heart of the Austrian capital, the University of Vienna is an organic part of a great and impressive tradition upon which it continues to build.
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Other names: University of Vienna
Phone: +43 1 427 71 82 03
Address: Universität Wien, Dr. Karl-Lueger-Ring 1, 1010 Wien, Austria, Vienna
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