Experience Reports

The project "InterAct! - International Activities" awarded residence scholarships to students from Ostfalia University and students from other partner universities.

If you would like to find out about the experiences our students had, feel free to click on one of the countries shown below.


Maria Davia Grobecker (Faculty of Building-Water-Soil) shares her experience of studying abroad at TAMK in Tampere, Finland.

"I received an email in February 2022 announcing that there were still scholarships available for studying abroad in Finland. I thought, why not apply?"

To find out more about Maria Davia Grobecker's journey, read on here.

© Maria Davia Grobecker


Tia Cosma Herbst (Faculty of Transport-Sport-Tourism-Media) and Lennart Rott (Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering) report on their experiences and impressions during their study abroad semester at the Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal.

"Overall, my study abroad semester at IPS was an incredible experience. Setúbal proved to be the perfect place for my study abroad semester. I would recommend studying abroad to anyone who wants to grow personally and gain new experiences."

And how to make that possible, you can find out here with first-hand information and tips.

© Tia Cosma Herbst

"Studying abroad in Setúbal, Portugal is 100% worth it. It was one of the best experiences of my life, and I highly recommend everyone to take this step!"

You can read why Setúbal is worth a visit here.

© Lennart Rott

South Africa

Lara Kurrle and Julian Mayer (Faculty of Transport-Sport-Tourism-Media) share their experiences and impressions during their semester abroad at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

"If you're thinking about doing a semester abroad at NMU, definitely go for it! It's worth it and you'll get to know and love the country much more than just going there for a vacation."

Find out why here.

© Lara Kurrle

"Take the plunge and apply for a semester abroad in South Africa, it's guaranteed to be a very exciting, interesting, and fun adventure. It's very easy to connect with others as there are many international students in the two dormitories."

Find out more here.

© Julian Mayer


Duong Nguyen shares her experiences during her semester abroad at Ostfalia.

„As an exchange student to Wolfenbüttel, Germany for Ostfalia Hochschule, I can confidently say that my experience has been nothing short of amazing.“

You can read here about how Duong Nguyen experienced her stay abroad in Germany.

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