Expand your Horizons
Around 20 students took part and informed themselves about the planning, organization and funding options for studying and conducting internships abroad. As ERASMUS coordinator at the PhyGeo Institute, Philipp Herbst initiated the evening with information on current foreign activities and various exchange and promotion programmes. Afterwards Rica Wegner (Joensuu, Finland) and Senta Meinecke (Salzburg, Austria) talked about their semester abroad, Anna Kowalski talked about her internship in Wellington (New Zealand) and Fabian Brod presented information about his research-oriented project in Tsuruoka (Japan). The participants received first-hand impressions of the many exciting possibilities and also important practical tips for studying abroad.