Since there are a lot of awesome Study Abroad Folks on Twitter, sharing great information on Study Abroad, Study Abroad Programs and International Education and more, I decided to share my personal Top 50 Study Abroad Tweeps here with you. If you are not on this list and tweet about Study Abroad, please feel free [...]
Hello! Q) What is your name? I am Barbara T. Q) How old are you? I am 24 years old. Q) What is your home country? I was born in Poland, I spent my childhood there. Q) Where do you currently live? I live in the United Kingdoms. Q) What field do you study? I [...]
According to our favorite but not officially-recognized-as-a-reliable-source Wikipedia, culture shock refers to “the anxiety and feelings (of surprise, disorientation, uncertainty, confusion, etc.) felt when people have to operate within a different and unknown culture such as one may encounter in a foreign country.” Indeed, some people may feel… let’s say uncomfortable after having spent some [...]
Posted on 28. Oct, 2010 by Francois K..
Here, I could tell you about my own experience. I have recently given classes, as a French teacher. The classes took place in a restaurant owned by a French guy, in a very friendly atmosphere, and were followed by about 20 persons. One of the thing I have noticed during those classes is that the [...]
To have experience abroad, in a company or as a student, is really important in companies which work on a worldwide scale. Managers are more and more required to have a cultural comprehension and a certain criticism concerning the national market. A Master degree is a valuable investment, in particular because of its acceptance everywhere [...]
Posted on 25. May, 2010 by Alexandre Q..
What is your name and how old are you? Haris LIBIC, 20 years old. What is your home country? Bosnia Herzegovina Where do you currently live? I currently live in Irvine, CA What field do you study? I am a student at University of California Irvine (UCI), where I am currently doing a Bachelor in [...]
If you want to study abroad, but need some help to organize everything, a study abroad agency can be the way to go. Often, universities partner up with these agencies to provide more study abroad destinations to their students and also to have a local support network while you are abroad. Here are 5 great [...]
According to Gary Wederspahn, culture is the shared set of assumptions, values, and beliefs of a group of people by which they organize their common life. In our world we can distinguish lot of cultures because of the number of countries for example, but also we can see some scales in these ‘country cultures’. When [...]
Two European countries with a common border. How different can they be? After having lived many years in both, even though the cultural differences are not shocking, there are some disparities in the daily life. I have always lived in the Spanish Basque Country, although at the age of sixteen I lived for 2 years in [...]
Yes, studying abroad has not only advantages! It would have been too simple: you go to a foreign country and everything is wonderful, people are nice, your home is beautiful and so on. Lies!!! Studying abroad is not (always) so nice. You might have to face one or even more problems while living abroad and [...]