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    Brit Student Surprised by Leafy Campus, Green Vilnius

    MRU exchange student Gemma Darker, a Psychology major at U.K.’s Edge Hill University, had many choices where to go to spend an exchange semester abroad. But she opted for Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius because she wanted to find out more about the city, explore the country and travel throughout Eastern Europe including Estonia, Latvia, and Poland. After she leaves Vilnius this month, she plans to begin a semester abroad in Canada at the University of Frazer Valley (UFV).

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    Bangladesh Top Student Learning All She Can On 1st Trip to Europe

    On scholarship and spending a semester at Mykolas Romeris University, 22-year-old Bangladeshi student Nusrat Jahan Anannya says cold weather is no big deal and loves Vilnius‘ public transport system. It‘s not crowded like in her native Dhaka and safe to travel, she says. Studying abroad and traveling is an adventure. Before going to a new place, you can expect something new and learn more about the country and its culture, she added. Lithuania is the first European country she has visited.

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    Japanese Student: We Eat Christmas Cake During Christmas

    Japanese student Tetsuya Oka, studying at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), said it is common to eat Christmas cake during the Christmas in Japan. There are also special foods eaten during the New Year's holiday. Oka is studying Linguistics and taking a Lithuanian language course at MRU.

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    Chinese PhD Student Finds Time to Explore Vilnius

    In Vilnius everything – from theater to cinema, from food to bookstores, ballet and even buildings - is of interest to 28-year-old doctoral student Siqi Yang from China’s Beijing Normal University. She is writing her PhD and conducting research at Mykolas Romeris University’s Environmental Management LAB. Aside from her research and studies, she finds time to attend the Jaunimo Teatras to see a play in Lithuanian (with English subtitles) or to go to a ballet performance at the Vilnius Opera House.

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    Erasmus+ Students Presented Funny Theatrical Performance

    Nov. 26th, 2019, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) Erasmus+ students calling themselves, "Hidden Square" held an improvised theatrical show on campus. The idea came from Denmark's University of Copenhagen Erasmus+ student Christoffer Ousager. He gathered a group of 7 international students for the performance including: Emma Guizot (France), Olga Paliashchuk (Belarus), Alisiia Nestierova (Ukraine), Viktoria Pushkar (Ukraine), David Lombardo (Italy), and Matthias Knöll (Germany).

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    Panamanian Student Enjoys Studies at MRU, But is in Awe of Vilnius

    When Digital Marketing student Gustavo Kahn from Panama was looking for a place to study in Europe, Lithuania was not on his list. The 20-year-old, who describes himself as shy and introverted, said he had decided to study at MRU in Vilnius due to the quality of studies as well as affordable tuition. Lithuania came out ahead and beat out universities in the U.K. and Germany.

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    MRU Hosted Media Students from Kiel

    Fifteen students from the Media Faculty of the University Of Applied Sciences Of Kiel (Fachhochshule Kiel), Germany, are visiting Mykolas Romeris University. They are guests of MRU's Institute of Communication and are interested to learn more about modern information conflicts.

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    Greek Student Makes His Own Yogurt, Bakes Bread When He's Not Studying

    Greek student Davis Giorgi is a researcher and interested in the behavior and actions of people. Coming to Vilnius for his Master’s, he has been observing and studying the inhabitants. He has been shocked by the different varieties of alcohol, and the strong spirits, that are sold in supermarkets.

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    Sakartvelo Student Learned Lithuanian by Reading Poetry, Fairy Tales

    Despite disabilities, Sakartvelo native Mariami Silagadze came to Lithuania as a volunteer, learned Lithuanian and now studies in the Master's Social Work with Children and Youth programme at MRU. If Mariami worried what others thought about her disabilities due to cerebral palsy, she may have never ended up in Vilnius. Whether hitchhiking to Berlin, or working in Lithuania, she says that she’s an example that it’s possible to overcome childhood physical disabilities and to be successful.

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    Mexican Pastry Chef Gave Up Baking to Fulfill Dream of Living, Studying in Europe

    Student Manuel Palacios from Mexico City gave up a profitable bakery business in the heart of Mexico City to study and live in Vilnius. Having some German ancestry (his great grandmother was Elher), he felt the desire to leave his native Mexico and live in Vilnius, Lithuania. "I know that there is something here in Europe that is for me. I feel it,“ says the artistic, piano-playing student. He is now pursuing a Bachelor‘s Degree in Informatics and Digital Contents at Mykolas Romeris University.

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    Student From China is Huge Basketball Fan

    Not only Lithuanian basketball fans are glued to TV screens watching the Basketball World Cup in China that is now underway, but also Chinese student Feng Yuchen, 18, who is a big basketball fan. Feng is studying in the Financial Industry Bachelor’s Degree programme. He dreams one day of traveling to the U.S. to watch a Los Angeles Lakers Game and see the star player, LeBron James.

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    Romanian Student Begins Internship at MRU Security LAB

    August 22nd, 2019 Romanian Master's Degree student Camelia Matache, studying international relations at the University of Bucharest, arrived on campus to begin an Erasmus+ internship at MRU's Security LAB. Her 2-month internship will end on October 31st.

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