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UniversitÚ Claude Bernard: Lyon I reviews

38 reviews
4.23 / 5 based on 38 reviews
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Marika
Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÚ Claude Bernard: Lyon I
3.8/5
Languages
Language of instruction: French
Was learning French a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my French
How much did you improve your French?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I wished I had learn more of the language, but I have still learned a lot and I'm not finished yet so maybe the next months will even more improve my French language skills.
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Marika
Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÚ Claude Bernard: Lyon I
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings<br> Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I spend more money because at home I still lived with my mom so I do not have to pay for housing, not much for food, for travel I have a discount card from the government. And I think in overall life the things are a little bit more expensive here.
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Telephone, Food, Travel, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
I had to watch the bank.
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Marika
Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÚ Claude Bernard: Lyon I
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Courses could have been a little bit more intensive.
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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
It would have been nice if students also received new dates and times of classes and exams.
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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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Marika
Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÚ Claude Bernard: Lyon I
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I don't know I don't think so. I already received a lot of information before going.
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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
1
Costs
1
Activities
1
Campus life
1
Party / people
1
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
It's a very big university, but the part where I studied was very small and personal. There are several cultural activities at the university grounds and they are great.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
2
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
If you want to know more you could contact me and I will answer your questions.
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Marika
Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÚ Claude Bernard: Lyon I
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Ayers Rock was by far the best place to be. But there were more Irish cafes which were where very nice to hang out in.
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Marika
Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
UniversitÚ Claude Bernard: Lyon I
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: With a family
Why?
So I would be more involved with the culture of the country and being able to use my Fench more.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
I really liked my room and the privacy I had. The only bad thing was that I could always here the bar next door and that the rent was very high (233 euro per month + elecktricity)
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