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Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)

44 reviews
4.50 / 5 based on 44 reviews
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Guerpillon
IFI group esc, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: Spanish
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
my experience is good; Now I feel very at ease. I am capable to speak in whatever situations. Beside I worked in Port aventura restaurant and in a hotel in Salou.
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Guerpillon
IFI group esc, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
5.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
I spend less because in general the life cost is cheaper
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Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Housing, Overall, 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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Guerpillon
IFI group esc, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
english courses are very basic
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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
I haven't any suggestion
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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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Guerpillon
IFI group esc, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
4.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
las fallas in Valencia
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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
3
Culture
4
Costs
4
Activities
4
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
catalan language is the first language at the university but is not easy for international students
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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
3
Final comments
everything was good as you can see. Excellent experience. I am still nostalgic. If I could stay there I would do it. bur i regret I didn't go in Andalucia but next time.
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Guerpillon
IFI group esc, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
the port of tarragona, plenty of nights club; Cafe in plaša del ayuntament. Events like santa tecla in september, carnaval in sitges, fallas in valencia, semana santa, and in salou during summer
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Guerpillon
IFI group esc, Rouen, France
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Because I was independant. the location was far but close to the sea. the apartement was very clean. i was very pleased
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
There wasn't any accomodation at the university
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