Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Country of origin: Macedonia
Study course: Master in Biochemistry
Why did you decide to study abroad?
I decided to study abroad because I think that trying something new and making a change is always something that can lead you forward. Whether it is because of academic prosperity or personal development, the sense of learning new ways of functioning, discovering a different perspective, or broadening your horizons, it helps you shape your personality. Moving to a new country and being faced with a completely new outlook on things is a good way to learn about yourself and challenge your character, pushing your limits and growing into a more open-minded, understanding and accepting person.
What made you decide on this university?
I chose my university because it is one of the best universities in Germany; and, furthermore, and it offers an advanced and challenging program that provides great opportunities for gaining exceeding knowledge in my chosen field of study.
How is your experience of studying abroad?
I experience studying abroad as if it is a fun road trip, with a few bumps on the way that are totally worth it for all of the exciting and rewording experiences along the way, and the final destination. Overcoming the obstacles of the unknown opens a new window for seeing the world and makes you a more unique individual.
Why do you think others should not miss out on studying at your university
My university offers so many possibilities to a wide variety of fields and the education they offer is of the highest quality. It is a place that opens up future opportunities, and the experience of studying here is a reward in itself. It is a university with a long tradition of international study, and you can meet people from all over the world. Aside from different options within your chosen field of study, a lot of alternative activities are offered that may interest you, from sports and volunteer work, to traveling and parties. There is something for anyone’s taste.