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Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU)

12 reviews
3.94 / 5 based on 12 reviews
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Vicente A
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Engineering, Civil, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly within 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
There are some pubs in vienna but the best ones for me were Chelsea, Havanna, charly Pi´s and the best disco was FLEX. The best cafe is Havelka cafe There are a lot of museums and activities to go in Vienna
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Vicente A
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Engineering, Civil, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: A room exchange
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Because it is the best way to meet people and have opportunities to know other language, culture
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Was good in general but the house (5 buildings) was too big and I think it was a little bit unpersonal and the hall and others rooms were dirty
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Vicente A
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Engineering, Civil, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
Do all the courses you can do because is a good way to meet people and learn language
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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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Vicente A
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Engineering, Civil, 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: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It was good to improve my english and could learn some german
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Vicente A
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Engineering, Civil, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
Money, housting
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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
2
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Very good
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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
It was the best chance in my life
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Vicente A
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Engineering, Civil, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Because I was living alone and it was a little bit expensive
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Travel, Overall, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Food:
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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