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Jyri Linnakoski, Finnland, Alumni

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Finland, Oulun Ammattikorkeakoulu

Are you an international exchange student or an international degree student?

I am an international exchange student.

Why have you chosen the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer for your study period in Germany?

I had heard positive feedback from Emden, especially about the projects that the school could offer to exchange students.

What is your field of study and in which semester are you in?

I am studying Machine engineering, specialized in production and logistics. I was in Emden during my last period of studies (fourth year).

What do you especially like at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer? Do you have any advice for international prospective students?

Engineering department was extremely helpful to exchange students and International office could help me with every possible question.

What inspires you in Germany (e.g. Culture, Art, Food)?

During my free-time, I was researching a lot of different beverages around Germany. I was lucky to have friendly coworkers, who could aid me with this task.

Did you visit any cities and highlights in Germany?

Yes I did, connections are great for seeing the country.

Any final words for your readers?

Do not try to swim in the river of Emden. It might feel like a smart idea for moment but the water is muddy and the smell is terrible.


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