English
Login
Register
View University
Home Work Studies Languages For centers
Studies > France > Paris > UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII > Review by Alice 
View programmes Write Review

UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII

32 reviews
3.84 / 5 based on 32 reviews
Useful  |  0
Alice
Georgetown University, Washington DC, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII
5.0/5
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I had no problems in or out of classes.
Read more >
Useful  |  0
Alice
Georgetown University, Washington DC, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Phones in Europe are much more expensive than in the US. Also, I hardly ever travel and I usually go to campus parties which are free.
Read more >
Food, Telephone, Travel, Housing, Nightlife, Overall:
was more 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
Read more >
Useful  |  0
Alice
Georgetown University, Washington DC, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII
2.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Significantly less academically demanding than in the US.
Read more >
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
Read more >
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
Useful  |  0
Alice
Georgetown University, Washington DC, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII
3.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
It's really hard to make friends here.
Read more >
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
It is what it is. Most people are here because they got shoehorned in by their home university. It probably won't be a central part of your experience in France.
Read more >
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
2
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
2
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
I think the experience is typical French public university. Use your time here to get out and enjoy Paris.
Read more >
Useful  |  0
Alice
Georgetown University, Washington DC, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII
2.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
Read more >
Activities, Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
none
Read more >
Useful  |  0
Alice
Georgetown University, Washington DC, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
UniversitÚ Denis Diderot: Paris VII
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: With a family
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: With a family
Why?
It is the best way to learn the language
Read more >
Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Housing is technically not available, it was arranged through the American program that I came to France with.
Read more >
We uses cookies to deliver services, personalize content and ads, and analyze our traffic.  More info.
Other options I accept