Category: Belgium

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Getting the Most out of Your MOBIB Card

Your second day in Brussels, you’ll be given a magical key to most of Brussels: a MOBIB Card. STIB is the equivalent to the SEPTA in Brussels and MOBIB is like a super SEPTA Key. STIB is similarly comprised of a bus, subway and tram line. Then there is a regional rail system that requires ...

Studying for Midterms in a Foreign Country

It’s crazy to think that my time here is at its midpoint. Not only does that mean that Fall Break is right around the corner, but more importantly I just wrapped up midterms.   Vesalius does not feel all too different from Drexel course wise, at least from my experience. I took two courses that ...

How to Improve Your French for Dummies!

Right out of the gate, I’ll ease some of your anxiety: many students who come on the EPA program do not speak very much French. In fact, only one other Drexel student in my cohort is in 300-level French at Drexel. Most of the non-Drexel students do not have very high French proficiency skills but ...

EPA Brussels: The Internship

One of the major draws of the EPA program is the internship component. EPA offers you lucrative internships with the European Union that would be very difficult to get on your own. If you’re not a PoliSci or Global Studies major, don’t worry! There are internships in business, health, NGOs, etc. These organizations will often ...

EPA Brussels: Discovering Vesalius College

When you arrive in Brussels, expect many questions about where you’re from and why you’re there. When you say that you’re studying abroad, you’ll undoubtedly get many excited reactions.   “Oh, you’re at ULB?” most will assume, especially if you’re speaking to them in French. You let them know that you are actually a student ...