Mathilde French student in Sopot

Who are you? Briefly describe yourself.

I'm Mathilde and I come from Lyon in France. In France I study in a business school since 3 years and in Poland I study at the faculty of management at University of Gdansk. I'm in Sopot since the middle of February and I will leave in June.

What has surprised you in Poland?

At first the cold! But after sightseeing in different cities the building architecture is almost the same in the old towns.

How did you come up with the idea of studying in Poland?

I wanted to discover this country; I didn't know anything about it. And I came here to study to discover also another way of teaching/studying, but finally it's the same than in France.

Do you remember the first days of studying in Poland? Describe the struggles you went through.

The hardest was to choose which lectures I wanted because the description of lectures doesn't exist. Otherwise in the dormitory, the bad thing is that nobody speaks English at the reception... After that no struggles.

Tell us about the differences between studies in Poland and studies in France:

The differences are huge, the lectures are for one all hour and not 45 minutes, the exams at the end are harder.

Describe the places in Poland, that have a positive influence on you.

There are not so much places who has a positive influence... it's just a beautiful country!!

Tell us about the country you've always wanted to visit, but still haven't:

I want to visit Cameroun, Argentina, Peru and so much more!

Have you made any permanent relations with polish students? What you like the most in them?

Yes, few from my dormitory and I like them because they are always here for us. Thoses from ESN who takes care a lot of us!

Would you like to come back to Poland in the future? Why?

Yes I would like, to show this country to my friends!

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