Tag Archives: ERASMUS

Why should Romanian students come back after studying abroad?

We can see an increase in the rate of discussions about the exodus of Romanian students to universities in Europe and the US and a decrease in the numbers of students that are coming back to Romania after that. Without going astray, we can conclude that the stories of Romanian students that remain abroad are mostly success stories while those who come back to the country of origin are sometimes daunting. Undoubtedly, the fact that Romanian students have access to

Battle of the Culture Bulge

Living in a foreign country means getting used to a new lifestyle. Everything is different- the culture, the weather, the language. Some are capable of learning the new language, but sadly on my Erasmus in Germany, I wasn’t. Instead, I put my energy (and my stomach) to good use, and explored the different food. I heard about Bratwurst and Sauerkraut, but oh, I didn’t hear of the endless supply of bakeries filled with sweet pastries and treats galore. Of course

Gourmet Student

As I anxiously turned the key to my new bedroom, I could barely contain the excitement I felt at the thought that this would be my new home for the next six months of my life. Once we laid our bags down in our individual bedrooms, we all nodded agreeably towards each other that this would undoubtedly be a great place to live in. However, there was one place I still had to check in order for me to be

What I feared most before Erasmus

Had a late night last night and had to wake up early for the 5th consecutive day to do a 10-minute errand with my fellow ERASMUS mates that couldn’t wait until the afternoon. Makes me wonder whether they think everyone likes to wake up at 8am on a free day to get out of their comfortable, warm beds and go straight into the blistering cold of the German winter. At least I won’t be sleeping past breakfast, or at least

Bucharest, the be(a)st from the East

London, Paris, even Oslo and other more climate unfriendly places – these are some of the most popular destinations amongst students who choose to study abroad in state capitals and large cities. But have you ever considered Bucharest, one of the biggest cities in Eastern Europe, recently added on the must visit map of every thrill seeking traveler, fashionista and modern art addict? Versatile since it was established, the capital city of blooming Romania is like a chameleon for the

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