Maria Tichonowa – Erasmus Exchange from Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Take the courage, face the additional organisational effort and confront the uncertainty and unknown. You'll be rewarded with unforgettable and impressive experiences.Find out more about Maria's exchange
Selin Ersoy – Erasmus Exchange from Bordeaux, France
"The support at Plymouth University was very good. I found accommodation, for example, quite quickly although I didn't have any before I arrived in the city. There was also a diverse range of activities and leisure I could be part of, including art and sport societies. The conditions to study in the library and in computer areas were very good and everyone was ready to help. I also had the opportunity to meet other students from many countries.
I learnt how to get used to different cultures, to live in a different environment and to be more open minded and outgoing. It is definitely an experience that any student should live."
Anja Hornberg – Erasmus Exchange from Potsdam, Germany
"What does it mean to be an international student? You live abroad, you get to know new people and you explore a new country. For me, it was one of the best things I’ve ever done because I could improve my language skills, I grew up and I even found real friends who I will love to visit in my term breaks. The Erasmus programme is well organised, provides you financial support and offers you the opportunity to stay in contact with your mates. Of course, I also had some challenges, but all in all I had an exciting time and I will keep my study experience in Plymouth forever in positive memories. If you ever get the offer to study abroad, take your chance."
Jennifer Jauncey: exchange with the University of Montana, USA
Jennifer talks about her exchange while she studied BSc (Hons) Geography and Ocean Science at Plymouth.
Michael Joyce: Erasmus exchange to Turku, Finland
Mike, studying geography at Plymouth University, talks about his exchange year in Finland.