Good reasons for a semester abroad

  • You will learn to cope in another country and culture.
  •  You will improve your foreign language skills.
  • You will get to know your subject from a completely new perspective and acquire knowledge that your home university may not be able to provide.
  • You will see not only your subject, but also your home country from a different perspective.
  • You are more on your own than at home and gain flexibility, versatility and self-confidence.
  • You will gain social skills such as tolerance and intercultural understanding.
  • These qualities will give you decisive advantages for future employers, and are even a prerequisite for many jobs.
  • You will get to know people not only from your host country, but also from all over the world. This network sometimes lasts a lifetime.