My Erasmus in Finland: The country where my dream became true
When I started studying at my university in a very student-friendly city in Olomouc in the Czech Republic, I realised immediately that student life could bring an incredible amount of opportunities for me. I joined the national association and took part in many EFPSA activities as well. Unforgettable experiences of meeting international students at EFPSA events inspired me to challenge myself to spend one semester abroad.I found it quite easy to decide which country and city it should be in. I have always wanted to visit Nordic countries and as my Psychology Department has signed the contract with Finland only, Helsinki became my destination no.1. Luckily, I have been accepted, and…
Exchange In The Time of Corona
Hi there! My name is Yekta Deniz Işık and I’m a 21-years-old Turkish psychology student. In February, I came to Krakow, Poland with the Erasmus + program to study during the spring semester at the Pedagogical University of Krakow and I can say that I had an unexpected experience. Like everyone else, while I was studying in a different country, I thought that I could meet different cultures and travel to numerous countries, but there was one variable I could not predict: coronavirus. In March, the virus had affected all of Europe, and Poland took strict measures. While it has been a few weeks since we arrived, many of the…
My exchange experience in one of the worlds happiest countries!
My name is Mary O’Connor, I am 20 years old and currently going into my final year of BSc. in Psychology at the University of Limerick, Ireland. I began my exchange at the start of January at the University of Bergen, Norway. I was always looking forward to studying abroad, mostly because of the positive experiences I had with EFPSA. Meeting even more international students from all different cultures and backgrounds was something very exciting and I had high expectations. Little did I know those expectations would be exceeded tenfold! The university had a very comprehensive welcome program and the faculty of psychology organized parties for us to meet other…
Macedonia-Malta exchange experience story !
We interview Marija Taneska , Macedonian Head of organization committee for the exchange between Macedonia and Malta in 2018 , and current President of PSA PSIHESKO. The exchange is supported by EFPSA STA service, read on the full experience for the Macedonian part of the exchange in November 2018 ! Short description of the exchange The exchange was a definitely a challenging, but an instructive and rewarding experience. We gave our best for the students from Malta to get familiar with our country from every aspect possible and also to expand their knowledge on the topic “Self confidence and self-esteem”. For that purpose we organized two lectures, one workshop and…
Nicole Saliba – Exchange Experience
Hans Thomas Sommers – Exchange Experience
Andrew’s Slovenia – Finland Student Exchange
Hello! Tell us something about yourself. Hey friends! 🙂 my name is Andrew, and I am a Psychology student from Malta. A little fact about myself is that coming from a place popular among tourists due to our warm and sunny weather, strangely enough, I am more of a winter person! I would like to use this particular space that the EFPSA Study and Travel Abroad is giving to all Psychology Students in Europe, to share my experience as a psychology Student Exchange participant during the summer of 2015, between Maltese, Slovenian, and Finnish students. The students spent a week in Malta during the month of July, then it was…