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    Turkish Students Begin Erasmus+ Internship at MRU

    June 26th, 2019, two students from Turkey began a 3-month internship at MRU's Communication Institute. Ferhat Tokyürek 22, and Mustafa Alim Eroğlu, 22 are Political Science and Public Administration students at Turkey's Hacettepe University.

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    Polyglot Student From France: Be Thankful for All You Have

    History buff, polyglot student Fabien Peris, 31, from France had "no expectations" before coming to Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) Vilnius to undertake an internship at the Communication Institute. "What is happening for the first month I'm here is a lot of good surprises," said the La Rochelle Master's Degree student. Although Lithuania's work culture differs from France's, the student said he is learning lots and his knowledge of Russian helps him get around Vilnius and while shopping.

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    Student from France: I'm Privileged to Have Such Conditions for Study

    Student Anyssa Fatmi, from Bordeaux, France is studying in the double diploma programme, EU Law and Governance with Bordeaux's University. She said open, helpful and competent lecturers and small class size, rare in France, is what makes the programme attractive. "I am privileged to have such conditions for studying," said the 25-year-old student. She has also been undertaking an internship in the International Office (IO) and from July 1st will be a staff member of the IO.

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    Two Childhood Friends in Love with Law & MRU

    Two students from Georgia - Mariam Oragvelidze and Salome Kacalidze are friends since kindergarten. They came to MRU from Batumi and are studying in MRU's Law Master's Degree programme, "European Union Law and Governance." They plan to graduate next year.

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    Polyglot Law Student From Brazil Wants to Pursue PhD at MRU

    Student Ricardo Sergio Schmitz Filho from Brazil is undertaking an Erasmus+ internship at MRU's Law School. He is also writing his Master's thesis, "Taxation in the Digital Economy," just months before he graduates from the "European and International Legal Practice" programme at the Univ of Lisbon. Having come to MRU as an exchange student, he decided to stay due to the "international environment" and "open and helpful" professors. "This was a surprise for me," said Ricardo speaking about the openness of the professors. He now wants to pursue doctoral studies at MRU.

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    Belarus Student Begins Traineeship @LegalTech Centre

    June 4th, 2019, Belarus student Aliaksei Zgirouski began an Erasmus+ traineeship at the MRU LegalTech Centre. Aliaksei, who is studying in the International and European Law Master's programme at Poland's University of Wroclaw, said 2 months ago he had no idea he would be undertaking an internship at the LegalTech Centre. An avid traveler, the 23-year-old student, who hails from Minsk, has already visited 15 countries including Germany, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Turkey, Greece and Egypt, which he has visited more than 20 times.

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    Cameroon Student: MRU Has Study-Friendly Environment, Great Library

    Master's Degree student Paul Jiti Ngeh from Buea, Cameroon lauds MRU for great library, "study-friendly" environment and cooperative lecturers that are always ready to help students academically. The Master's Degree student, studying in the joint programme, "Social Work with Children and Youth," said he is satisfied with studies and the structure of the programme. "It permits workers to study while working and is a flexible programme where consultations with lecturers are done online.

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    PhD Student from India Teaching Yoga When Not Writing Dissertation

    PhD student Karan Choudhary from India, an exchange student from Delhi's National Law University, is not only busy writing his PhD dissertation, but also finds time to share his cultural heritage and teach yoga to students at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU). "We see yoga as a way of life," said Choudhary. Known for his sunny disposition and enthusiasm, he has been practicing yoga for the last 10 years. "My enthusiasm comes from yoga," said the advocate who plays the guitar and runs to stay in shape.

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    Student from Italy Astounded by LT Nature, Green Vilnius & Forests

    University of Naples Federico II Law student Sara Zeccardo, 25, from Italy is spending several months at Mykolas Romeris University's (MRU) School of Law as an Erasmus+ trainee. The Master's Degree student is also conducting research and writing her thesis, "The Syrian Question in International Law: The Principle of Recognition of People and the Use of Force." She says the reason she is at MRU Vilnius is "because it's a challenge."

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    MRU PhD Student Boa Lim From Korea Loves LT Cold & Teaching Korean

    Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) PhD student Boa Lim from Korea doesn't have time to miss her native Daejeon in Korea. A Korean language teacher at the King Sejong Institute (KSI) Vilnius, she has also begun PhD studies at MRU. Unlike most international students, she enjoys the cold, snowy weather during the winter months in Lithuania. She says she occasionally likes the Švyturys "Baltas" beer and is a fan of Lithuanian cabbage rolls, "balandėliai."

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    Student from Peru Begins Erasmus+ Internship in Intl Office

    March 15th, 2019, Fernando Paul Espichan Segovia, a student from Peru, began an Erasmus+ internship in Mykolas Romeris University's (MRU) International Office. Segovia, 24, is currently enrolled at Italy's University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE), where he is studying Economics and Marketing. Segovia, who left Lima, Peru when he was 20 to study in Italy, said he came to MRU for an internship to learn more about this part of Europe. "I know Italy. I know Spain. So, I want to experience this northern part of Europe," said the curious Peruvian student.

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    Students from China: Everything's Different Here & It's "Too Cold"

    During the spring 2019 semester, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) has welcomed two students from China, who are conducting research and studying here. Doctoral student Ruijie Hou, 31, from China's Zhejiang Gongshang University, is especially interested in Statistics, her area of studies. Fellow Master's Degree student TIanjiau Yao, 24, is a Statistics major too. Both students said the weather in Vilnius is extremely cold.

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