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Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

233 reviews
4.25 / 5 based on 233 reviews
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Thi T
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I spent less than home because almost everything was cheaper. I spent more in telephone because of international calls and in travelling because I travelled more than usual (and not because of the prices that were cheaper)
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Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Housing, Food, Overall:
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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Thi T
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
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: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
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 accademic life was useful to improve my ability in understanding and speaking the language of instruction, but it is the relationship with the others students to be the best way to improve my language skills, overall for what concern the slang!
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Thi T
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
If I knew before I could travelled so much I would plan and collect more information about the country and the places I could visiting
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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
3
Costs
4
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
The courses are more qualitative than quantitative but professors are quite good and any help you need you find it
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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
My overall experience is simply great! Before leaving I was a little bit scared to go to a foreign country were I did not know anybody, I did not know the local language... but everything went well, better than i could imagine! I found lot of news friends and i thanks them for the fun i had!
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Thi T
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
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
Overall
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Thi T
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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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
Clubs: Hybryde, Scena2000
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Thi T
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Housing
Type of housing: student hotel
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: student hotel
Why?
the accomodation I had was almost perfect, the best way to find friends and to integrate in a unknown country.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Living in a student house is a great way to know how local student live, it is a way to become one of them... Besides that the accomodation I had let me know better all of my classmates (their culture and their own style of living!)
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