Having travelled around Europe for the past seven weeks, it was a relief to finally settle into life in my host city Mannheim, Germany. It’s a very cool little city … Continue Reading University of Mannheim, Germany
Hi Everyone! I am so excited to do an exchange in the beautiful southern German city of Stuttgart. It has a wonderfully rich history with traditional architecture surrounded by mountains … Continue Reading Stuttgart University, Germany
Hallo from Berlin! Finally, my exchange session has begun after much anticipation. This semester I will be studying international business at Hochschule fur Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (HTW). One of … Continue Reading HTW Berlin, Germany
Guten Tag. I’m currently on Global Exchange at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany and have been here for just under 2 weeks now. It’s a small town located 3 hours … Continue Reading Bauhaus University, Germany
I’m headed to TUM in Munich for exchange, where I’ll be studying mostly architecture equivalent subjects. German unis don’t start until early/mid April (finishing early August) so I had to … Continue Reading TU Munich, Germany
“What? Where’s that?” “Is it near Berlin?” Those were the three main questions I was asked when I told people I was going on exchange to Weimar in Germany. As … Continue Reading Bauhaus University, Weimar – Germany
Going on exchange is a big decision. There’s a lot of planning that goes into the entire process, and there’s even more after you get accepted. The stress involved with … Continue Reading Two weeks in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
The week that felt like a year. I arrived in Wismar, Germany on the 12th of September and will admit, it wasn’t the most amazing start. I got to my … Continue Reading Mir geht’s gut
Hey! My name is Melissa and I’m currently studying the Masters of Not for Profit and Social Enterprise Management. I’ve just arrived in Berlin to start studying at HTW. Here’s … Continue Reading The Berlin Experience (so far)
Berlin feels like a collective of smaller cities within the city, with endless parks, galleries, neighbourhoods, repurposed buildings and clubs to explore. I have only been here a few weeks, … Continue Reading Berliner Luft
I have been travelling around northern Europe for six weeks already and there are just two weeks left until I arrive in Berlin for my exchange. It’s mid September … Continue Reading Pre-exchange travels – see you soon Berlin!
After almost 2 months of following the Mediterranean Sea, I have finally made it to Berlin where I will begin my exchange semester. I am definately very happy to be … Continue Reading Made it to Berlin
Munich is a beautiful city surrounded by mountains, lakes and fields, full of history with old and interesting buildings, mouth-watering beer and food and I’m sitting here thinking about community.
“…It’s a quiet village” are the unforgettable first few lines of Beauty and the Beast and a song that I can’t stop singing as I walk through the pastel German houses … Continue Reading Little Town
A few months ago, Schwäbisch Gmünd was just another frightening German word that made very little sense to my simple Aussie mouth. This would however, turn out to be the German … Continue Reading Try Pronounce: Schwäbisch Gmünd
Berlin is great. You already knew that. But it is great! Arriving early march was painful, coming from the lovely warm spa town of Baden-Baden in germany’s south. I had … Continue Reading Berlin Beginings