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Uniwersytet Warszawski (UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW) reviews

41 reviews
4.06 / 5 based on 41 reviews
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J
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Uniwersytet Warszawski
2.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
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
The admin staff outside of the erasmus office had very low levels of english...erasmus office seemed pretty good but i wasnt an erasmus student so they wouldnt help me.
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J
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Uniwersytet Warszawski
5.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Poland is a cheap country for now...warsaw is the most expensive place in poland, but it was still cheaper than in canada
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Food, Travel, Overall, Housing, Nightlife, 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
I would try and find a place between the centre (centrum) and the Europa Building (where the erasmus courses are)...the main campus only really hosts language courses for international students and the odd random course. The closer to PARK club the better !
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J
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Uniwersytet Warszawski
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
most erasmus students study together...makes it hard to meet local students...erasmus courses are much easier than the other courses
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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
The courses were really easy and i was able to organize my courses on only 2 days giving me lost of free time to travel
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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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J
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Uniwersytet Warszawski
4.7/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish i had known more polish...the young people can speak english but are hesitant to speak it and can sometimes be rude if you automatically speak english without trying polish.
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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
2
Culture
4
Costs
4
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
I would suggest going through erasmus...they have the facilities to help you out...if you go on your own as a general exchange student you will struggle.
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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
2
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Get on board with ESN (ESA) and go on the trips...they are amazing
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J
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Uniwersytet Warszawski
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Opera is good...Park is good for erasmus students
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J
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Uniwersytet Warszawski
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Socrates House
Why?
The off campus housing is difficult to find...i had to live 10 days at a friends place until i found my flat..it was expensive for polish standards bc i was an exchange student on a short term lease
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
the university really didnt help at all....try to secure housing at socrates house very early!
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