Excellent Experience February 12, 2020

By (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) - abroad from 01/20/2020 to 02/13/2020 with

University of Haifa: Study Abroad at Haifa International School

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

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.

It was a great experience to study Hebrew at the University of Haifa. There are people from all over the world in class. The teacher is fantastic, a very high-level course and the staff is always very gentle and ready to help us friendly. I am very grateful to these days at the winter intensive course in the International School.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

i did not stay in the university

* Food:

i did not eat in the university

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

no comments

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

no comments

* Safety:

no comments

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

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Beginner
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Intermediate
How many hours per day did you use the language?

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

  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • 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?
  • the teacher
  • the staff
  • the school
* What could be improved?
  • no comments
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? to make time to study at home is fundamental