The terms “Erasmus” or “year abroad” have various associations. There’s the idea that your only real involvement in the culture is by socialising in the town, yet there are also the terrifying tales (often recited by your lecturers…) about those mysterious students who somehow failed all of their exams and ultimately were left without the elusive “international” degree certificate.
Considering studying abroad for a year? I am insanely jalouse.
A bit of background info: I completed my Erasmus year in Lyon two years ago. Not a day goes by where I don’t think of the magical year I spent living next door to a beautiful boulangerie, almost (I stress, almost) becoming an athlete on my vélo and receiving a magical EU Grant for said “study” year. Continue reading “Tips for Completing Erasmus/ Year Abroad in France”