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An excellent place to study

57 years ago in September I registered at this university as a holder of a DAAD fellowship. I hung... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
operalover939
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Toronto, Canada
Excellent study atmosphere

This highly respected university provides an atmosphere of academic excellence mixed with the... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
waiake1
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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This prestigious university, which has educated such famous individuals as Erasmus and Max Weber, has expanded in recent years to include over 20,000 students.
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

57 years ago in September I registered at this university as a holder of a DAAD fellowship. I hung around the place for two semesters, attending a few courses, reading a lot, increasingly in German, going to public lectures — Martin Heidegger’s annual appearance in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This highly respected university provides an atmosphere of academic excellence mixed with the opportunity for entertainment and culture. The building range from historic landmarks to a stunning modern library. Students come from a variety of countries providing for a vibrant and diversified population.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

An old university, has a charm of it own. Numerous students from all parts of Germany and other countries study here.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

A great school, spread throughout the city, offers free lectures, movie showings and classes. Many wonderful historic buildings as well as it's own museum.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Freiburg is probably next to Heidelberg the best University town to study in Germany. The standars are vey high and life right at the foot of the Black Forest and just a hop fro Alsacia, known for one of the best kitchens of Europe makes...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 6 March 2015

The mensa serves some decent variety of food items which range from european to chinese to Indian. I have been exposed to Italian and German cuisines here and the choice of food available is superb.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Rohit R
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Some of the buildings were pretty. The students were not very friendly. There is a lot of construction going on around the campus making driving in the city difficult. This was the least appealing university that we saw on our European trip.

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank LindaTravels2013
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Very academic course in full facility university. Lunch in university cafeteria adequate. University language course is not very good for developing conversational skills. Is geared to grammar and reading for university study. Chose Goethe Institute if you are interested in developuing conversational language skills. Goethe...More

Date of experience: November 2011
1  Thank efgmlr
Reviewed 2 October 2012

The University gives the city a lot of its young energy and charm. I'm not sure how this is a tourist attraction, but it's a center of life in the city and worth walking through! The medical clinics are extraordinary beautiful buildings; they look like...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank wonderlilly
Reviewed 18 October 2010

My husband attended a conference at the University, and I merely walked around the grounds and visited the "Universeum", as they call their small museum which describes the history of the University itself. Entry to the Universeum is free, and, while the displays are all...More

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