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Erasmus Experience in Helsinki, Finland by Thibault

Published by Thibault Malavieille — 2 months ago

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Why did you choose to go to Helsinki, Finland?

I chose Helsinki for its design: Alvar Aalto, Yrjö Kukkapuro, and a Scandinavian style definitely forcontional and purify.

How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?

The duration of a bourse is 2 month with 300 euros by month.

What is the student lifestyle like in Helsinki?

Many people are studying managing and the design, space, architecture.

Would you recommend the city and the University of Helsinki to other students?

For sure ! If you want discover a new culture very respectful, quiet, with common sense it's a place for that.

What is the food like?

Finnish food is good.
With a trend for organic food.
Of course there are specialties like "Karjalanpiirakka" or "Korvapuusti" and of course "Mustikkapiirakka".
Simple but good food.

Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Helsinki?

Helsinki is a capital so, all is a little expensive but I had a chance to find a really good apartment for no too much

How much does it cost to live in Helsinki?

Everything is expensive in Helsinki

Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?

Everyone speaks great English

What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Helsinki from your city?

Boat car train there is everything!

Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Helsinki?

Je recommande fortement le Siltanen and Kaiku les meilleur endroit d'helsinki !

And for eating? Can you recommend some good restaurants in Helsinki?

The restaurants are quite good but those by the beach when the sun is out are really nice.

What good cultural sites are there to visit?

Ateneum helsinki, Designmuseo, are really cool

Is there any other advice that you could give to students going to Helsinki in the future?

Take umbrellas


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