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198 reviews
4.05 / 5 based on 198 reviews
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matteo
UniversitÓ Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
Social Sciences, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Many practical courses, in a USA way of studying
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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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vencellos
Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
Law, International, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Maybe, that I was gonna miss it soooo much, afterwards...
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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
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
If you are a Law Student, get in contact with Jan Klabbers.
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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
3
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
Go to Finland... don't even doubt!!
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elisabeth
Johannes Kepler Universitńt Linz, Linz, Austria
Social Sciences, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
living costs are higher, travelling in a foreign country is more interesting than travelling in the home country :-))
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Travel, Housing, Food, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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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Carlos
Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Education, Teacher Training, Graduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I did not have any problem with the language of instruction because most of Finnish people speak English too.
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tuck0066
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Helsinki
4.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
The student housing was very clean and reasonable priced.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
My apartment was very close to the main campus, but some students ended up living very far away. Try to request an apartment close where your department will be located.
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Alexis
Bath Spa University College, Bath, United Kingdom
Agriculture, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities, Travel, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The ice-bar under ground inside another nightclub with minus 5 degrees temperature. Far too cool!
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