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Universiteit Maastricht (UM)

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4.08 / 5 based on 500 reviews
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emtumbuka
Muhimbili University College of Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Public Health, Graduate, Independent
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside 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
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emtumbuka
Muhimbili University College of Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Public Health, Graduate, Independent
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
It will give me an access near the University which iis important especially during winter
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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emtumbuka
Muhimbili University College of Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Public Health, Graduate, Independent
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
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emtumbuka
Muhimbili University College of Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Public Health, Graduate, Independent
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
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
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Personal comments
I had a good proficency in English before a factor which made my studies more enjoyable
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emtumbuka
Muhimbili University College of Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Public Health, Graduate, Independent
Overall
I wish I had known...
How to get an accomodation that is near the university
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
It is a good university, it is even better if you are able to interact with the local students
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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
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
If you want to enjy the different cities of Nerthelands it is cheaper if you buy a train discount card (40% discount)
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emtumbuka
Muhimbili University College of Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Public Health, Graduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
the difference in the currency strength and standard of living
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Telephone, Housing, Overall, Travel, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
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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