SJSU Exchange Program

SJSU Exchange Program

Introduction: Even before starting my studies in Germany, I knew that I would spend a semester abroad. However, at the time it was unclear to me which semester was best for this and in which country I would like to have this experience. After a lot of back and forth and the stress of my studies, I decided to go to the 5th semester, because a stay abroad in this semester is best (also from the course plan). The question…

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SDSU Exchange Program

SDSU Exchange Program

Housing (costs, accommodation in general, etc.) In general, a room in San Diego can be found very quickly. We recommend searching on Craigslist.com. Expect around USD 700-800 a month. Those who want to live cheaper can join forces with other exchange students (Facebook groups) to share an apartment close to the university. So the rent can be reduced to around 400-500 USD. Another option is to share a room, which cuts the price in half and which is tolerated by…

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HPU Exchange Program

HPU Exchange Program

Aloha! Not just a universal greeting, but also an attitude to life that I don’t want to miss! But before you want to set foot on this wonderful piece of earth, you should plan something beforehand. Ideally with the great support of MicroEDU! I decided to go to Hawai’i on a whim and relatively late. Since I definitely had to leave for a semester for my studies, I naturally looked where it should lead me. But once the decision was…

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CSUSM Exchange Program

CSUSM Exchange Program

The University I chose CSUSM because I wanted to study in the USA and actually get to know American life. There are now so many exchange students at the larger universities that some courses are only offered for them. This is not the case on a smaller campus like San Marcos. The California State University system is also a little more financially feasible if you think of the costs of a semester abroad, which can generally be very high in…

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CSUN Exchange Program

CSUN Exchange Program

Application process The MicroEDU team supported me during my application phase at Cal State Northridge. I would particularly like to thank Annika Geisler, who was always available to answer my questions. I can say from my experience that it is important to start collecting the necessary documents as early as possible. After I had put all the documents together, the MicroEDU Team looked through it again and checked that everything was complete. The University I was very enthusiastic about the…

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CSUL Exchange Program

CSUL Exchange Program

Hi there, my name is Raphael, I am studying economics and in my 5th semester from September 2014 to December 2014 I studied for a “quarter” at the “ California State University Los Angeles ”. University selection Right from the start of my studies in Germany, it was clear to me that I wanted to study abroad for a semester. Preferably to an English-speaking country and as far away as possible. So it goes without saying that California was of…

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CSULB Exchange Program

CSULB Exchange Program

In my experience report I would like to start with the organization before the start of the semester. I chose MicroEDU because friends of mine have already taken part in the exchange program and I had to spend a semester in an English-speaking country to study English. According to Abbreviationfinder, CSULB is the abbreviation of California State University Long Beach. The advice from MicroEDU and the organization worked very well. Those responsible for the universities in the USA were easily reachable…

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Cambodia vs Laos

Cambodia vs Laos

Laos Vientiane is the capital of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. It has almost 200,000 inhabitants. All of Laos has 6,834,942 inhabitants in an area of ​​236,800 square kilometers. Until July 19, 1949, Laos was under French colonial rule. The head of state is Choummaly Sayasone and the head of government is Bouasone Bouphavanh. Laos has no coast. It borders Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, China and Thailand. Laos is the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Nine tenths of the country…

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CSUF Exchange Program

CSUF Exchange Program

It was clear to me from the beginning of my studies that I wanted to do a semester abroad, so at some point I went looking and stumbled upon MicroEDU. Now I had to choose a university. I knew from the start that it should be California. Since there were also a few universities here, I first read through the reviews and the descriptions of the universities and based on them I decided on California State University Fullerton. I applied…

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South Korea Territory and History

South Korea Territory and History

MORPHOLOGY The geological origin of the region now occupied by the country is similar to that of the contiguous North Korea. The country is characterized by a moderate mountainous area, albeit with mostly senile forms due to the long erosive action it has undergone; this mountainousness is accentuated in the central-eastern section, while to the west the flat areas prevail. The reliefs have a meridian trend and none of them reach 2000 m in height. The main range is that…

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CSUC Exchange Program

CSUC Exchange Program

Organization First of all, kudos to MicroEDU. Contacting and finding a place at the university was super easy and free of charge. It couldn’t be better. You are prepared for everything and get enough information material to be able to make all preparations for the semester abroad. Travel Since you can enter the country one month before the start of your studies with a visa, you still have time to look at a lot of things or to go on…

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Hungary Territory

Hungary Territory

The arc of the Carpathians to the E and N, the extreme offshoots of the Eastern Alps to the W, the external slope of the Dinaric system to the S enclose one of the largest tectonic depressions in Europe, the Pannonian basin (or plain), which, included in mostly within the borders of Hungary, determines the dominant aspect of the landscape; however, due to the complex geological events that have gradually shaped it and the different composition of the soil, it…

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BU Exchange Program

BU Exchange Program

Preparation Since I was just about to graduate from my business studies and had not yet had any experience abroad, I looked around for ways to change this situation. I came across the MicroEDU website on the Internet and found out about the summer sessions. For me there was actually only the USA to choose from, especially the east coast, as I have already traveled to the west coast several times. I didn’t have to think about it for long,…

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UAB Exchange Program

UAB Exchange Program

Application to the host university I applied for the Pre-established Program at Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) through MicroEDU. It was a very good decision. The MicroEDU staff are very helpful and will help you with questions or double-check that your application documents are complete. A short time later I received the acceptance. In addition, shortly before your stay abroad, MicroEDU will send you a mailing list in which all other students who have applied to UAB through them are…

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RSU Exchange Program

RSU Exchange Program

I have been studying human medicine in Riga in the first semester since February 2018. In 2016 I finished my Abitur with a 1.6 NC in Lower Saxony. I had art, German and geography as advanced courses. I didn’t have chemistry or physics at all, math only as a skinner and bio as a written examination subject, at a basic level. After that I worked, did a 2 month nursing internship and traveled for almost 5 months. After my TMS…

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Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

The Channel Islands National Park in California receives almost 540,000 visitors annually. They can explore historical, cultural history and lots of flora and fauna on an impressive area of ​​1,009 km². The Channel Islands National Park was established on March 5, 1980. See directoryaah for museums in California. The history of the Channel Islands National Park The Channel Islands have been inhabited for a long time. Excavations found human remains around 11,000 years old on the island of Santa Rosa. Prehistoric…

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GCD Exchange Program

GCD Exchange Program

University The university looks pretty good from the outside, it’s a pretty old and beautiful building. However, the rooms are old and not modern. There is absolutely no comparison to the German standard. There are some lecture rooms that have been renovated, but most of the rooms are in need of renovation. What bothered me most personally was the library and the opening times. Too few seats, small and old study area and the heating did not always work. In…

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

Located in Utah, Capitol Reef National Park receives more than 550,000 visitors annually. On a total area of ​​976 km² you can experience many different animal and plant species, but you can also be impressed by the landscape. Capitol Reef National Park was officially designated an American National Park on December 18, 1971. See a2zdirectory for tourist attractions in Utah. The story of the Capitol Reef National Park The first settlers in this region were the Fremont People. They came to the…

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Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park

The Great Basin National Park is located in the US state of Nevada. Almost 80,000 visitors enjoy pure nature and its sights on a park area of ​​312 km². Founded on October 27, 1987, the Great Basin National Park is a great destination for excursions and naturalists. See a2zdirectory for tourist attractions in Nevada. Why the Great Basin? The name Great Basin National Park comes from the fact that the Great Basin desert is located here. In English this means Great…

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VIU Exchange Program

VIU Exchange Program

Program I completed my studies at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo as a freemover, which offers the advantage of being able to choose a location that your home university does not offer. The winter semester at VIU begins in September and ends shortly before Christmas, so the times differ from those of many German universities, which in turn creates a time buffer that can be used for an internship or for traveling. According to Abbreviationfinder, VIU is the abbreviation of Vancouver…

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The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part VI

The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part VI

Hitler’s plans to attack the USSR: The preparations for an attack on the Soviet Union that began in the summer of 1940 on Hitler’s orders led to a first “Operation Draft East” of August 5, 1940, to Hitler’s “Directive number 21: Barbarossa case” of August 18, 1940 12. 1940; this set the task of the Wehrmacht “to overthrow Soviet Russia in a quick campaign even before the end of the war against England.” In the v. a. by General F….

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Arkansas Travel Guide

Arkansas Travel Guide

Arkansas – Climate and Best Time to Travel Climate Arkansas: In the US state of Arkansas there is a moderate subtropical climate in large parts, which changes into a humid continental climate in the highlands in the north. The summers in Arkansas are humid and hot with average temperatures of around 32 degrees Celsius. The winters are mild and a little drier. Temperatures rarely fall below 10 degrees Celsius during the day. In the nights it can get chilly. Even…

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TRU Exchange Program

TRU Exchange Program

Application process The application process was made extremely easy for me through MicroEDU. You just fill out a few forms, submit your certificates and choose your courses. MicroEDU will do the rest for you. It only took me two weeks from filling out the forms to being accepted at the university. Studies / courses taken In Kamloops I took two business courses, a politics course and Spanish. I was extremely satisfied with three of my four courses. According to Abbreviationfinder, TRU…

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The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part V

The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part V

The expansion of the war to the Balkans and the Mediterranean: that of Mussolini without prior notification to Hitler The “parallel war” that had begun (from September 1940, from Libya towards Egypt) to expand Italy’s position of power in the Mediterranean region led to German support measures in the Mediterranean region after severe Italian defeats by British troops. The failure of the surprising Italian attack on Greece (from October 28, 1940) prompted the preparation of a German military intervention in…

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Georgia Travel Guide

Georgia Travel Guide

Climate in Georgia The US state Georgia is located at the latitude of North Africa. Georgia has a subtropical climate and the summers are hot and humid. Summer temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius, in combination with very high humidity, are often even more exhausting than the thermometer suggests. It will be particularly oppressive in summer on the plains in the south of the state. The winter in Georgia are quite mild. Except in the Appalachian Mountains in the north,…

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SMU Exchange Program

SMU Exchange Program

Preparation The preparation through MicroEDU was really quite simple. I went to a general information event to get an overview of my options. Then it was time to choose which country I would like to go to and which universities would be suitable. I picked out 3 universities and discussed with my student advisory service at my home university which one would be best (based on courses and recognition ). It turned out that other students from my university and…

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The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part IV

The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part IV

In the likewise intensified trade war (August 1940 to June 1941) 5.1 million GRT were sunk. However, the number of German submarines was too small to seriously endanger the access routes across the Atlantic from the newly won bases in western France. To strengthen the escort, Great Britain received 50 destroyers from the USA in September 1940 against the leasing of bases in Newfoundland, the Caribbean and the western Atlantic. The battleship “Bismarck”, which set out for the trade war…

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California Landmarks

California Landmarks

According to ehotelat, California is the most populous state in the United States. Here the visitor will find numerous sights and attractions. During a vacation in California you should definitely see the cathedral in Los Angeles “Our Lady of the Angels”. Although the cathedral was only opened in 2002, it is still worth seeing because it is the post-modern interpretation of a Spanish mission station. If you want to see a historic church, you have to go to El Pueblo…

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BU Exchange Program

BU Exchange Program

After a bit of planning and research, I decided to spend a semester abroad through MicroEDU and to Canada – it would be Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. I chose this because two of my fellow students had already been there before and only reported good things about it. After a bit of a laborious search for an apartment, I found accommodation in advance and then flew to Canada at the end of August. There in Toronto – Pearson…

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The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part III

The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part III

The French army lost 92,000 men in the fighting, the German 27,000. The Belgians lost 7,000, the British 3,500 and the Dutch 3,000. German troops occupied the Atlantic coast as far as the Spanish border, but the French colonial empire and the French fleet remained under the control of the Pétain government. This moved to the unoccupied zone in southern France to Vichy on July 1, 1940 (until 1944 the seat of the “État Français”). The previous Undersecretary of State…

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Virginia Geography

Virginia Geography

Virginia – key data Land area: 110,785 sq km (35th place of all US states) Share of water surface: 7.4% Population: 7.77 million (2008 estimate, ranked 12th of all states in the United States) Population density: 70 residents per square kilometer (14th place of all states in the USA) Member of the USA since: June 25, 1788 (10th state in the USA) Capital city: Richmond (200,123 residents, 2007, metropolitan area 1.21 million residents) Largest city: Virginia Beach (440,415 residents, 2008,…

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The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part II

The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part II

The conclusion of the Finnish-Soviet peace treaty of March 12, 1940, under which Finland was able to maintain its independence while losing territory, thwarted the intentions of the Western powers to occupy the Swedish ore area, which is important for Germany, under the pretext of helping Finland. At the end of January 1940, Hitler made a decision to occupy Norway by a surprise landing and to take Denmark to secure the connections; The military operation (operation “Weser Exercise”) was prepared…

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Montana Overview

Montana Overview

The US state of Montana on the border with Canada is particularly suitable for visitors who are interested in beautiful landscapes. Large parts of Montana are dominated by the Rocky Mountains, which is great for hiking and climbing. Historically interested travelers come to Montana to visit one or more of the five reserves in which the members of the old tribes still live today and in some cases still follow their traditions. In the reserves you can learn a lot…

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The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part I

The Second World War in Europe 1939–1945 Part I

From the attack on Poland to the occupation of Denmark and Norway: As a result of the numerical and above all armed forces superiority as well as the concentration of the majority of the German army and air forces in the east and the passivity of the Western powers persisting in the “seated war” behind the Maginot Line, which themselves are still insufficient were armed and overestimated the military strength of Germany, the military conquest of Poland succeeded in a…

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Oregon Overview

Oregon Overview

According to directoryaah, the sunny and beautiful state of Oregon is located on the coast of the Pacific, so that when the weather is nice you have the opportunity to go swimming or do water sports. You can find numerous forests in Oregon and you can spend a lot of time here in nature and in the fresh air. The Crater Lake National Park with the lake lying in a crater is one of the very special sights of Oregon…

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First World War

First World War

First World War, global war, starting from Europe, in the years 1914-18.  After the aborted naval battle on the Skagerrak (May 31 / June 1, 1916), the British fleet limited itself to the blockade at the North Sea access points. The unrestricted submarine war in Germany led to the USA entering the war (April 6, 1917). Before American intervention could take effect, the German army tried from March to July 1918 to force the decision through large-scale attacks on the…

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Washington State Geography

Washington State Geography

According to anylistintheus, the state of Washington is located in the extreme northwest of the USA on the coast of the Pacific Ocean and thus belongs to the region of the Pacific Northwest. The capital is Olympia. The largest city is Seattle. The state was named after the US President George Washington. To better differentiate it from Washington DC, it is also referred to as Washington State. The area of ​​Washington covers a total area of ​​184,827 square kilometers and…

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The Political Dimension of the First World War

The Political Dimension of the First World War

The First World War began as a pure war of power, but won through the Russian Revolution in 1917, the entry of the United States into the war and the “Fourteen Points” of American President W. Wilson as well as a new political dimension with the demand for national self-determination and through the social revolution in most warring states as an answer from below to the war: the Central Powers under the leadership of Germany were predominantly attached to a…

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Ohio Before 1803

Ohio Before 1803

According to allpubliclibraries, Native Americans lived in the region where the state of Ohio is located today for about two millennia before the arrival of the first European explorers. The first Native Americans to settle in the region were a prehistoric tribe, called the Mound Builders— “mountain builders” – because they built small mounds of earth for their cultural ceremonies. The mound builders would have settled in the region around 600 BC. C., and would migrate, around 900 d. C.,…

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The Military Dimension of the First World War Part V

The Military Dimension of the First World War Part V

After the defeat in the naval battle near Heligoland (August 28, 1914 loss of three cruisers), the German ocean-going fleet was held back. The advance against the British east coast led to the naval battle on the Dogger Bank (January 24, 1915), which was also unfavorable for the German Navy, with the loss of the battle cruiser »Blücher«. Thereupon Germany began the unrestricted submarine war (February 4, 1915) with the torpedoing of warring and neutral merchant ships without warning in…

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