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How to study abroad as an Erasmus student

Students | Erasmus | 26/06/19

Eating croissants in France, drinking beer in Germany, making new memories that you’ll have for the rest of your life; studying abroad lets you become more confident and independent while learning another language. By experiencing other cultures, ...

How to study abroad as an Erasmus student

How to study abroad as an Erasmus student

Students | Erasmus | 26/06/19

Eating croissants in France, drinking beer in Germany, making new memories that you’ll have for the rest of your life; studying abroad lets you become more confident and independent while learning another language. By experiencing other cultures, you can widen your horizons and meet people you wouldn’t have otherwise been introduced to. If it’s something you want to do, read on to find out how to study abroad. Mandatory semester/year abroad If you study one or more languages at a British uni...

Erasmus: Study Abroad in Strasbourg

Erasmus: Study Abroad in Strasbourg

Students | Erasmus | 22/12/16

Strasbourg has a population of over 271,000 people and it's known for its massive cathedral and charming little streets. The city of Strasbourg attracts a lot of tourists, especially from November to December, for its Christmas market, which is one of the largest Christmas markets in France. People come from all over the world to discover the charm of the market and purchase all sorts of goods from the little wooden stalls. Strasbourg is known for its large central island which is surrounded ...

Important things to know for Erasmus

Important things to know when you go on Erasmus

Students | Erasmus | 07/12/17

Before travelling to the four corners of Europe on Erasmus year or semester abroad, it is essential to ask yourself a few questions so you can head off safe in the knowledge that you have thought of everything. Roomlala has done some of the work for you, to help you to find accommodation and enjoy your year in complete peace of mind. How to find accommodation? Before moving abroad, the most important thing is to ensure you have housing sorted, or are prepared to make that a priority when ...

Study Abroad in Nice

Erasmus: Study Abroad in Nice

Students | Erasmus | 06/01/17

The charm of Nice Nice is a beautiful city, so it's no surprise that it's one of France's top Erasmus destinations for people to study abroad. This city has a lot to offer, and there are so many activities you can do here; in the morning, why not take a stroll along the beach and watch the sunrise? Nice is packed with bustling streets, very student friendly, with a lot of student accommodation and there’s no shortage of bars and shops too! Going to study abroad on Erasmus Nice has endless ...

Discover Sweden on Erasmus

Discover Sweden on Erasmus

Students | Erasmus | 12/01/17

With nearly 30,000 students per year, Sweden is a major player in the Erasmus programme. Its landscape, natural sites, cosmopolitan cities, rich culture, Northern Lights, and friendly people all play a part in making Sweden a popular destination for Erasmus students. What is the Erasmus Programme? Erasmus is a student exchange programme between major European universities and colleges. The Erasmus programme operates in the 28 E.U. Member States, plus the Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, ...

The Cost of Renting a Room in Paris

Erasmus: The Cost of Renting a Room in Paris

Students | Erasmus | 05/10/15

Are you about set out for Paris for your year abroad? Or are you already there, but in need of longer-term accommodation and don’t really know what your budget should be? Well, we’ve put together some information for you, so that you know what to expect, above all, when renting from a resident landlord. Student Accommodation in Paris As the biggest city in France with the highest concentration of students, Paris has 56 university owned halls of residence and 30 more student specific accomm...

Study Abroad in Nantes

Erasmus: Study Abroad in Nantes

Students | Erasmus | 01/10/15

Are you studying abroad in Nantes, or planning on doing so? Here are some tips to help you discover the town and make the most of your move to Nantes. The Charm of the North With over 51,000 students descending upon the city every year, Nantes is attracting more and more young people and as a result is one of the top 5 university towns in France. It is important to note that Nantes has always had a rich cultural life, thus there’s lots to do. You cannot go to Nantes without checking out th...

All you need to know about the Erasmus Grant

All you need to know about the Erasmus Grant

Students | Erasmus | 16/08/17

The European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students, otherwise known as Erasmus is an EU student exchange programme that has been helping people study internationally for 30 years. Nowadays, a semester or year abroad has become a compulsory part of many university degrees. If you decide to spend any of your time anywhere in Europe, you are entitled to the Erasmus grant, regardless of whether you chose to study at a foreign university, be an assistant at a school or do an...

The top host universities

Erasmus: the top host universities

Students | Erasmus | 28/02/17

It’s 30 years since the Erasmus exchange programme was put into action across Europe. This anniversary merited a quick round up of the best 20 host universities across Europe, ranked by the number of Erasmus students they welcome. Enough to make you want to jet off abroad ! A Spanish top three Unsurprisingly, Spain has quite a few universities in the top 20. Between the high quality of life, some of the cheapest rents in Europe and a huge range of options available, the Spanish universit...

The best student cities in France

Grenoble, Rennes and Toulouse: the best student cities in France

Students | Erasmus | 01/02/17

Every year, the French site L’Étudiant (The Student) publishes a ranking of the best student cities in France. Judging by several factors, they provide a snapshot of the best cities to in France for student life. Roomlala has provided a quick run-down of the top three and the method they used to work it out. Why are Grenoble, Rennes and Toulouse the best student cities? Rennes, Toulouse and Grenoble – three cities of medium size – have nabbed the top three spots on the leaderboard of Fre...

Good Reasons to Study Abroad

5 Good Reasons to Study Abroad

Students | Erasmus | 12/01/17

We’ve all got that friend in our group who went on a year abroad and came back with a whole host of fabulous or funny memories. Can anyone really say that they’ve never been tempted by the experience? Pack your bags and go off into the unknown to stand on your own two feet… If you haven’t yet plucked up the courage to take the leap, this article might just convince you to go for it! Make New Cultures Your Own! They say “Travel broadens the mind”, and it’s true! We can never say it enough t...

Good Reasons to Have Roommates on Erasmus

5 Good Reasons to Have Roommates on Erasmus

Students | Erasmus | 20/10/16

When going to study abroad, there are so many things that you need to sort out. One of the most important things is your accommodation. Your living situation when living abroad plays a big role on your overall Erasmus experience. If you want to save money, and get the most out of student life when living on Erasmus, then why not consider living with roommates? We've compiled a list of 5 reasons why you should opt for living with roommates. Save a significant amount of money Compared to li...