The Erasmus Student Guide of 20193 min read


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You could have the opportunity to go on Erasmus or might be thinking about going on Erasmus. But what things come with an exchange? What do you need to take care of? Think about? Take with you? It could be quite difficult to know where to start. All the things that need to be prepared can seem overwhelming at times, especially if you still have to choose the country you would like to study or work in. The options almost seem endless! To guide you through this process and give you a better idea of what awaits you, Eurosender has taken the time to put together all the information you need to go well-prepared on your Erasmus journey. We would like to present to you: the Erasmus Student Guide of 2019! We have covered everything from the very beginning until the end phase of any type of exchange. Whether it be to study, work or volunteer abroad, we have got it covered. And to give you more of an idea of what the guide looks like, we will give you a little sneak peek of what is inside.

The Erasmus Student Guide

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How to find opportunities abroad

In this paragraph, you will learn all you need to know about how and where you have to look for studying, volunteering and doing internships in a foreign country. Where do you start?

Current events regarding Erasmus

With the world changing every day, Erasmus is no exception to this rule. We keep you up-to-date with all the current things happening and surrounding Erasmus that you need to keep in mind when applying.

Best universities/organizations for your Erasmus

With so many (ex-)Erasmus students and trainees as our colleagues, we have gathered some great intel on universities and organizations that would look great on your résumé.

How to get ready for Erasmus

Here you will read all kinds of helpful tips about saving money, important documentation, packing, helpful app, finding accommodation and much more. How to ship all your belongings to your future Erasmus destination, we already got covered for you. 😉

Surviving your first day abroad

The first day in a completely new environment is always scary. To help you get through this day without too many sweat stains, we have prepared a list of things you can prepare and expect on the first day at a new university or job.

Best Erasmus events

We know you did not go on exchange only to study all day. You also want to party and get to know your Erasmus city at night. And when it comes to parties, as an exchange student you are all set. Every year incredible parties get organized specifically for Erasmus students. So we took it upon ourselves to look up the very best Erasmus events out there. Thank us later.

Obstacles you might need to overcome

Erasmus is not always rainbows and sunshine, sometimes things can get a bit tough. You also need to take the potential downsides of Erasmus into consideration. In this part, we tell you a bit about the most common disappointments and how to overcome them.

And? Have you gotten curious about the guide? Then what are you waiting for! Insert your email in order to access this endless source of information and if you do find yourself having more questions, do not hesitate to ask us. We have plenty of Erasmus trainees that would love to help you.

Last modified: August 14, 2019

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