Most international students’ comments refer to the beautiful Italian cities and the rich social life in the country. Many were impressed by the overall cultural experience and the famous heritage sites in the country, as well as the old and prestigious universities. Students enjoyed travelling through the country, meeting people, making new friends and discovering different parts of Italy. They were pleased with the international atmosphere and the resulting cultural exchange. There are also positive comments about the events organized in the cities and the various opportunities to have fun, including carnivals, parties and winter sports activities in the mountains.
International students consider Italy a great country for international study experience. Almost 7,000 students worldwide shared their impressions about studying in universities in Europe, on the world’s largest database of international student experiences, STeXX.eu. Their comments were evaluated as part of the StudyPortals International Student Satisfaction Awards 2014. Out of all reviewers, 352 students shared 859 comments about what it was like to study in Italy. Students rated their experience with an overall grade of 8.4 out of 10.
Generally, students find academic standards in Italy satisfying, and are happy with the self-development of their study experience. It can be seen in the comments that many students are proud of studying in prestigious universities that are internationally well-known. The country offers a lot of opportunities to learn the Italian language, and some universities in Italy offer English-taught courses. When commenting on accommodation, students are generally pleased with their living conditions.
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