Metsuyan (aka Excellent) Past Review

By (Inalco (Sorbonne)) - abroad from 08/05/2018 to 08/30/2018 with

University of Haifa: Study Abroad at Haifa International School

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Hebrew! and some hospitality skills from the programme administrators.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The programme was tailor-made for my Hebrew language needs and allowed me to improve my speaking, writing and understanding skills.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I requested to change my room once due to weak internet connection and was instantly given another one

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Apart from dangerously cuit cats

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

It was a language programme all together:)

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Instruction
  • Administration
  • Openness
* What could be improved?
  • Bus system in Haifa:)
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? That Haifa Uni Ulpan is actually a good competitor to Hebrew Uni

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Hebrew Ulpan

Course Department: Interenational School
Instructor: Shany
Instruction Language: Hebrew
Credit Transfer Issues: