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Universität zu Köln (UNIKOELN)

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4.03 / 5 based on 288 reviews
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djgod
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Financial Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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djgod
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Financial Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel, Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
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Personal comments
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djgod
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Financial Management, Graduate, 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: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
The best chance to learn a language good enough is to go to the country where it is spoken, specially with German.
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djgod
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Financial Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Housing, Overall, Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
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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djgod
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Financial Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
The best is to find out the way it comes.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
Try to find out everything as soon as you get there and use the chance to make as many things as possible. This experience is only once in a livetime.
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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
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
No.
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djgod
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Financial Management, Graduate, 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