Miniature Groningen on the Emerald Isle

Miniature Groningen on the Emerald Isle

  Top of the morning to you AEGEE-people! Lisa here, from the wonderful cloudy country of Ireland. For my Erasmus I decided to go to Maynooth University, a university in the small town of Maynooth just twenty kilometers outside of Dublin. This choice wasn’t really an obvious one, since I had no idea where I actually wanted to go till just before the deadline of the application. However, I did have … Read more

A German view on the student life in Groningen

A German view on the student life in Groningen

When I first moved to Groningen, I had to deal with struggling to find a room. This is something many internationals are facing when moving to Groningen: the lacking offers in housing and the problematic selection procedure. For Dutch students it already seems to be quite hard to find a room, whereas internationals find many more rocks on their way to find a place to live. Often, I found myself … Read more

Colombia: The country of….

Colombia: The country of….

 Colombia, the country of which most people only know one thing: Pablo Escobar and his cocaine. However, if there is anything that Colombians really want it is to finally move beyond that period in time. If there is anything that can frustrate them it’s tourism that doesn’t go further than Pablo Escobar tours & Narcos. Therefore, I am happy to help them by saying that after four months in Colombia … Read more

Magic Meike in Malta

Magic Meike in Malta

So where to start? Let’s say I didn’t really plan to go to Malta. But oh well, to not go too much into details, I pretty much decided one day that Malta was a pretty good place to do an internship. Then I had to arrange everything in one month, which was not a lot of time and brought a lot of stress. Around that time I was really trying … Read more