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4.05 / 5 based on 198 reviews
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mseise
Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Jena, Germany
Mathematics, Graduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.0/5
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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mseise
Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Jena, Germany
Mathematics, Graduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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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
2
Costs
4
Activities
1
Campus life
1
Party / people
2
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
great!
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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
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
nothing
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mseise
Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Jena, Germany
Mathematics, Graduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
more nightlife...
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Nightlife, Food, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Housing, 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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mseise
Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Jena, Germany
Mathematics, Graduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.0/5
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: Basic phrases
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
many possibilitys to learn languages, but finnish is very difficult (or different ;-)
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mseise
Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Jena, Germany
Mathematics, Graduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
You can meet so many nice people :-)
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
It was quite good (if you live there only 1 year), close to downtown, but mostly foreign students in my building
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mseise
Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Jena, Germany
Mathematics, Graduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
4.5/5
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
Nightlife: 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
Cafe Engel, Cafe Esplanade, Molly Malones, Kaarle (on thursdays), Botta(Saturdays)
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