Recommendation: 2016 Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize for Erasmus Students

The selection committee established by the Executive Board for the 2016 Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize for Erasmus Students is pleased to unanimously nominate Ms Ting-jung Chen from the University of Göttingen (Germany) for this year’s award. Ms Ting-jung Chen spent her 5-month Erasmus exchange as part of her Erasmus Mundus Euroculture Master programme at the University…

2016 Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize Ceremony Speech

Dear Duke of Arenberg, Dear Rectors and Members of the Executive Board, Dear representatives from the Coimbra Universities, It is a genuine honour to be nominated for the 2016 Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize. When I first entered university in Taiwan, my professor said, “University is the shrine of knowledge”. Though we were just starting to recognise…

2016 Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize: Policies of the Foreign

The Foreign The Erasmus exchange is a beneficial opportunity immersing in different cultures, and the diversity is further multiplied when a foreign student having the Erasmus exchange while obtaining a master degree abroad. Originated from Taiwan, I majored in Slavic Languages and Literatures, along with Diplomacy. In order to advance my Russian, I studied in…

The Russo – German Fairytale of Baden-Baden (2/2)

Along a stroll on stone passages in the delicate town, it is not difficult to sense a Russian vibe in an aquarelle style. Things are in the flow, but yet not illustriously exhibited. Russian signs and Russian – speakers in stores, boutiques with windows demonstrating seasonal fashions in a particular Russian taste, flagship stores of…

The Russo – German Fairytale of Baden-Baden (1/2)

Baden – Baden is a dainty town of the state Baden – Württemberg in southwest Germany, and can be reached from both France and Switzerland around two hours by train. The territory spans 140.18 km2 with a population of 53,000. It situates by the Oos River, and adjacent to the north of the Black Forest….