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    For Kenyan Student Many Firsts in Vilnius: First Snow, 1st Quarantine

    Kenyan student Linah Kitui had never been to Europe before coming to Vilnius this February. Kitui, a Psychology student, is in Lithuania during the difficult quarantine period that has enveloped the country. Nevertheless, she remains optimistic.

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    Korean Student Reading, Cooking More During Quarantine

    It wasn’t an easy 2 weeks for international students studying at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) forced inside due to the coroavirus. As the second week of quarantine ended, Korean student Jihwang Wui from Seoul said he spent more time inside reading due to the quarantine. A 2nd year Psychology student at Mykolas Romeris University, Wui arrived in Vilnius from Korea in 2018. Already he has acquainted himself with life in Vilnius and learned to love Lithuanian cuisine. During his time in Vilnius, he learned how to prepare Lithuanian cabbage rolls balandėliai in the student dorm with a fellow student from Sakartvelo.

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    MRU International Students Studying Remotely During Quarantine

    As the second week of the quarantine period has come into force in Vilnius, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) students are continuing studies remotely on line from their dorms or apartments. Almost all miss classroom lectures, but say it’s a good time to spend more time reading and studying.

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    Bangladeshi Student: Some Concern, But More Optimism Regarding Coronavirus

    As Lithuania entered its first week of quarantine, Bangladeshi student Mohammed Nuruddin, studying towards his Bachelor’s Degree at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), remained optimistic about the unusual 2-week quarantine in Lithuania. MRU was prepared to offer students to continue classes remotely online without any interruption in the studies process. Nuruddin, 22, from Dhaka in Bangladesh, agreed to share his thoughts about Vilnius and his studies.

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    Serbian Student: Modern Lithuania is an Example for Us Serbs

    Serbian student Lazar Petrovič says it's not easy to reach Lithuania from Serbia, but worth the effort. He says that Vilnius, a clean city, can be an example for Serbia, especially in the electronic service area. Car rental network services, mobil phone payments, electric cars all are prevalent in Lithuania, but not that widely accessible yet in his country. Serbia is in "electronic development," says the 22-year-old Law student from the University of Niš. He spent an exchange semester at Mykolas Romeris University.

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    Vietnamese Student Won Scholarship, Came For Exchange Semester to Study Law

    Vietnamese student Tri Huynh Viet Minh from Saigon is full of curiosity. Having won a scholarship to study law at Moscow’s RUDN University, he is spending an exchange semester in Vilnius at Mykolas Romeris University.  I did some research. I also found out that the MRU Law School ranks among the top 300 in Europe so it was the main reason I choose to come to study in Vilnius, said the law student in an interview with Lithuanian online news portal DELFI EN.

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  • German Student Grew to Love Pink Beet Soup & Learned to Make It

    German Law student Matthias Knoll from Stuttgart knew very little about Lithuania before coming. The 22-year-old exchange student from Groningen University in the Netherlands spent an exchange semester at Mykolas Romeris University. He learned to love Lithuania's black bread with garlic and the famous pink beet soup. In fact, he liked ths soup so much he learned to make it, he told Lietuvos Rytas in an interview published Feb. 19th, 2020.

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    PhD Student From Poland's JP II Catholic Univ Arrives to Conduct Research

    Feb. 17th, 2020, John Paul II Catholic University Lublin PhD student Dawid Majchrzak arrived at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) to conduct research in European Union Law during the spring semester. Although he has traveled widely in Europe, this is the first time the doctoral student has been in Vilnius.

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    Kazakh Student Karim Won LT State Scholarship to Study at MRU

    Having won a Lithuanian State Scholarship, Kazakh student Adil Karim from Almaty came to Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) last year to better his English language skills, learn Lithuanian and take classes in history, psychology. The 21-year-old Transport Logistics major at Kazakh-German University (KGU) is spending a year abroad at MRU. He also likes to travel and visit different parts of Europe. At the University, he has learned to love cooking for the many international friends he has made in the dorm.

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    Not Afraid of Cold: Thai Student at Home in Vilnius

    Thai student Sudjaporn Khumanun, 23, from Phuket knew quite a bit about Lithuania before coming. The Siam University student, said she had read about Lithuania’s history, culture and food. She knew about Lithuania’s “pink soup,” made from beets, but has yet to taste it. She says the transition from sunny Phuket to Vilnius was not so difficult. It also helps that she’s been traveling with her family since her teenage years. She agreed to share her experiences after finishing cooking Thai chicken noodle soup for the MRU Students International Dinner on Feb. 7th.

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    Egyptian Writing on Drones & Dreams of Life in Europe After MRU Diploma

    The food, culture, customs and weather all differ from what Egyptian student Rasha Geneid was accustomed to in her home town of Ismailia, about 115-kilometers from Cairo. While running an online wedding dress shop in Egypt (dresses came from China and Turkey), she decided that she needed to gain more business knowledge. She knew nothing about Lithuania, but it didn’t deter her from applying to study in the Master’s Electronic Business Management programme at Mykolas Romeris University. Her father agreed to allow his daughter to travel to and study in a European country. Now she’s working on her Master’s thesis on Drones in e-Business.

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    Searching: Ukrainian Student's Passion to Find Best Coffee

    Some people have a passion. For Ukrainian student Oleksandra Kyryliuk coffee is her number one passion. Since arriving in Vilnius last August, she has been on a mission to find the best coffee served up in a Vilnius cafe. Hailing from Kiev, which now boasts a thriving coffee culture, Kyryliuk spent time in London in her youth, where she grew to love tea. I’m not a typical Ukrainian because I spent a lot of time abroad, said the 21-year-old student now making Vilnius her home.

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