If you’re about to join the thousands of UK students who will undertake a period of study mobility with Erasmus this year – or are interested in doing so in the future – fear not, as help is at hand: Erasmus, Here I Come! offers lots of advice on how to prepare for your upcoming study period, how to cope with life overseas and how to use the experience to boost your career prospects.
Inside, you’ll find advice on:
• Financing your stay and planning a budget
• Making travel plans
• Adjusting to a new culture
• Life at a new university
• Staying safe and healthy
• Utilising your new skills
• Case studies of former participants
• ‘Before you go’ checklist
• ‘What to pack’ checklist
• Things to see and do in your host country
About the Author
Mark Coffey is a graduate of Northumbria University and holds a degree in English and Sociology. In 2008 he undertook an Erasmus study period in Landau, Germany, and has travelled extensively across Europe. He now works as a civil servant and writer.