• Erasmus

    What is a Learning Agreement?

    A Learning Agreement is the “contract” you sign with both your home coordinator and your international coordinator, in which all of you swear you are going to stick to the terms written in the LA. Which terms are those? The subjects you are going to take in your home country, and in your host country. For example, in my case, I am going to take “Computer Networks” in Sweden, which I am going to pair with “Computer Networks” from Spain. That way, the mark I obtain in Sweden is the one that is going to appear in my home University record for that subject. Seems easy, right? Well, not so…

  • Erasmus

    Once you get the spot.

    I hear congratulations are in order. You’ve got the spot you wanted! I bet what you are feeling right now is excitement, and you want to be there already, trying to be almost native. Well, I am sorry to tell you that it ain’t that easy. But hey, don’t you worry. The most difficult part has already been done. Find your coordinator. Your home University must have a person, usually one of your professors, designated to take care of every exchange program related to the mayor you are currently studying. Find out who that person is, and get in contact with them. I am 99% sure that their email is…

  • Erasmus

    So you wanna be an exchange student?

    First things first: congratulations on making that choice. It can seem scary, but I assure you, it’s going to be awesome! When I first decided I wanted to be an exchange student, I searched through my University’s website, trying to find the Exchange Programs information available. My University offered four different ones: Erasmus+, the USA Program, South America’s Program and Asia’s Program. I chose two: Erasmus+ and the USA Program. First steps. After choosing which programs you want to apply to, you have to find out if you are elegible for them. Most programs require a certain level of the language that is spoken on your Country of choice and…