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Why Student Exchange? PDF Print E-mail

The aim of this type of program is to reinforce your education and personal development by experiencing a new world with its own functions, system, language and values. It will be demanding because you will have to make every effort to successfully integrate, but it will be lasting and will most likely have positive long term repercussions on the rest of your life.

Reasons to become an exchange student:

1LEARN ANOTHER LANGUAGE

2DISCOVER A NEW CULTURE.
While living in a foreign country you will encounter both similarities and differences between your host family's culture and your culture. You will need to adapt to this new culture and by doing so you will mature and gain independance.

3PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE.
Having taken part in an exchange program is a fantastic asset to have on your CV and may help you to outshine other applicants when applying for further education, training or a job. You will have developed desirable skills such as leaderships skills, confidence, maturity and a knowledge of the world around you as well as a deeper understanding of your place within the world.

4GAIN INDEPENDANCE.
By becoming an exchange student, you prove that you have the strength to up root yourself from familar surroundings. You will also learn to overcome problems of everyday life and face difficult situations without your parents' help. You will learn to navigate in foreign territory, reacting to the unknown and the unexpected.When you return, you will understand and appreciate your home country, family and friends so much more.

5REALLY GET TO KNOW YOURSELF AND DISCOVER WHO YOU REALLY ARE.
This time abroad is a turning point in your life. It gives you the unique opportunity to take on new responsibilities, to broaden your horizons, to increase your experience and to open up. In new surroundings, you will discover new and different abilities and interests. By the end of the experience, you will have learnt a tremendous amount about yourself!