There are many reasons that make studying abroad an option that thousands of students around the world consider every year. And, without a doubt, spending a course abroad away from home brings great benefits both personally and professionally. During your stay abroad, you will not only learn to be more independent but you will meet people from all over the world who have also signed up to live the incredible experience of studying abroad.,
Nothing better than living the experience in first person to better understand other cultures and have a more open mind. As Confucius said well, “they told me and I forgot; I saw and understood; I did it and I learned it ”. The more countries we have known as residents, the greater the use of the plasticity of our brain when adapting to changing environments and situations. And that is also known by the employers of the largest companies, which they value very positively in the fact that a candidate has lived as a student abroad.
If you come from non-Spanish speaking countries, another of the great advantages of studying in Spain is undoubtedly the great opportunity to learn Spanish, one of the most widely spoken languages ??in the world and that will open a lot of doors throughout your life.
If you stay in shared apartments such as those offered by Barcelona Student Housing, you will live with people from all over the world, which will give you the opportunity to know not only their language, but also their customs, gastronomy. Surely they will be those friendships that last a lifetime, and you can even visit you in your home countries once your studies in Barcelona are finished.
Studying abroad represents a personal challenge and a unique lesson for life. The act of self-improvement and emotional growth that is acquired when you study away from home strengthens our self-esteem and confidence. And auqneu sure that it will have hard moments, in which you miss your family and friends, without a doubt you will remember that experience with great happiness since it is one of the most enriching experiences that any young person with the desire to know the world can live.
Check with your university about the international mobility programs it has and with which universities in Barcelona have an agreement and choose the program that best suits what you are looking for.
In the coming weeks, from our blog for Barcelona Student Housing students, we are going to talk to you about some Catalan universities, both public and private, with interesting international mobility programs or “study abroad” programs.