5 great reasons to do an internship abroad

5 great reasons to do an internship abroad

1.The language level: This is of course the main reason why students choose to go abroad. You discover the world of work and improve your English during a professional activity. Moreover, starting an internship abroad ensures you discover a specific vocabulary in a sector of activity that you will not necessarily have learned outside the professional framework. 2.The open-mindedness: A stay abroad in total immersion is the best way to open up to others and a…

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“The European Inn”, the Erasmus webdocumentary

“The European Inn”, the Erasmus webdocumentary

The European Inn is a web-documentary series realized by Philippe Laumont and Jacques Torregano with the support of the European Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Its aim is to encourage students to learning mobility and discovery through the Erasmus program. Ten French students who went to Erasmus each in a different European city were filmed and will report on their experience abroad. Ten French students. Ten European cities. Ten visions of Erasmus life…

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A book devoted to “Erasmus life seen from the inside”

A book devoted to “Erasmus life seen from the inside”

It is ” without taboo ” that Jordan Goulet approaches the Erasmus program in his book “Life Erasmus seen from the inside”. This guide ” for students, their families and the curious ” is both practical and rich in testimonies, Jordan being able to draw on his own experience in Finland allied to the ones of other students. The Erasmus program has an international reputation, but is actually little known by the entire population. It…

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Brexit : What consequences for Erasmus students ?

Brexit : What consequences for Erasmus students ?

The results of the referendum in Great Britain have arrived : the British want to withdraw from the European Union. 51.9% of voters chose to leave, creating a political quake with many consequences. What does it mean for Erasmus students ? First of all, the consequences of the leave of Great Britain from the EU won’t appear immediately. The process of leaving the EU must be complete before. However, we can see some of the…

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Erasmus students: the 5 cheapest cities in Europe

Erasmus students: the 5 cheapest cities in Europe

Via Ouest-France What city will I live in? This is the question that the students who want to study abroad with the Erasmus program always ask themselves. The cost of living often has a major impact on the decision. So what are the cities in Europe where the cost of living is the lowest? #1 Lisbon, Portugal On average you have to pay €372 per month in Lisbon. You can have the Internet for €24…

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What are the differences between Erasmus and Erasmus+ ?

What are the differences between Erasmus and Erasmus+ ?

  As you may know, on January 1st 2014, the European Commission launched the new Erasmus + program. Before, there were several programs and not only Erasmus… The Erasmus+ program isn’t only an “improved Erasmus” but the addition of 2 programs from the European Commission : The Lifelong learning program and the “Youth in Action” program. Until 2013 the Lifelong learning program included, alone : Comenius (for scholar education), Leonardo da Vinci (for professional formation), Grundtvig…

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How to pack for an Erasmus Stay

How to pack for an Erasmus Stay

While packing you have to wonder what is absolutely necessary for the beginning of your stay. Most of the time you will have the possibility to buy the end of your equipment on-the-spot and it might even be cheaper! What should be in your suitcase : •Clothes, but not to much ! Find out about the weather tendencies of your destination and take appropriated clothes. You will have plenty of time to shop there! •Your passeport and…

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Erasmus Scholarship

Erasmus Scholarship

If you are coming as part of an Erasmus exchange programme for EU students, you may apply for an Erasmus scholarship. Financial support for Erasmus students The Erasmus mobility allowance is designed to cover the additional expenses incurred during a foreign stay (e.g. travel expenses and higher cost of living). The amount of the Erasmus allowance varies from one country to another. A French Erasmus student, for example, receives an allowance between 100 to 320…

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10 good reasons to spend on year abroad with Erasmus

10 good reasons to spend on year abroad with Erasmus

Erasmus is a really cool student and teacher exchange between European schools and universities. Here are 10 good reasons to take part in this programme ! 1. To learn a new language You will be amazed to learn a new language this quick . Studies, parties, meetings, all situations are a good way to make progress ! 2. To take the plane ! It might be your first time. Anyway it is always a great moment, so don’t hesitate ! 3. Meet…

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Personalized housing assistance

Personalized housing assistance

Personalized housing assistance (APL) is a financial support to reduce your rent amount or your loan monthly paiement. This allowance is allocated according to the housing and the family composition. Conditions d’attribution Démarches Montant Versement Conditions for granting the APL Applicant Conditions  You can ask for the APL : if you are tenant or roommate from a certain type of housing if you leave in a student home If you are not French you will need a valid residence permit….

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