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Federico Mosconi: Forms, Paperwork, and the German Bureaucracy

Once I arrived in Mannheim and moved into my apartment I realized that there was still much more work to do before I started school. Unfortunately most of the work dealt with filling out forms, signing papers, and making sense of the German bureaucracy. The first order of business was to register myself as a ...

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Federico Mosconi: Mannheim’s Summer Academy

I arrived in Mannheim a month before the start of the semester in order to take part in the Internationale Sommerakademie. This summer academy is a program offered by Mannheim University for exchange students. The main focus of the academy is to learn German and they advertise it as a preparatory intensive language course. I ...

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Federico Mosconi: Finding a Place to Live (Part 2)

My search started on the Mannheim University website. The international office of the university has a website with helpful information about finding a place to live. They also have a Zimmerservice. This is a website where Mannheim students list their apartments for sublet to other students. Most of these students are going abroad to study ...

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Federico Mosconi: Finding a Place to Live (Part 1)

So you’ve decided to study abroad. All the paper work is done and now it’s a matter of counting down the days, but in fact the work has just begun. Once getting accepted into the program there are many steps you need to complete to ensure a positive study abroad experience. One of the most ...

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Federico Mosconi: Introduction

Many of you reading this are going to study abroad or are at least interested by the idea. Before I get into the details of the study abroad experience and talking about what to expect I would like to introduce myself and my reasons why I decided to go abroad. I’m currently starting my sophomore ...