Meet our Students

Yohan Landji, Gabon, Vollzeitstudierender

Where are you from and which/where is your Home University?

I´m from Gabon, but my Home University is The University of Applied Science Emden/Leer. I have here begun. Otherwise I learned German in a Language School in Cologne.

Are you an international exchange-student or an international degree-student and how long have you been at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer?

I´m an international degree-student. As I say, my Home University the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer. I´ve been at the University for two years.

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

I study here a Bachelor of Science in field Biotechnology/Bioinformatics and I´m already in fifth (5) semester.

Why did you choose the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer for your study period abroad?

I didn´t choose myself this University, but this choice has been made regarding to the reputation and the opportunities for the research too. There are many possibilities here to absolve my bachelor in good conditions.

What do you especially like about the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer?

I like here the atmosphere, people are kind and friendly. The Professors are very competent. The International Office is very very helpful und obliging because I have this feelings that I´m not alone. This is why I like or love this University.

Do you have any suggestions or recommendations for prospective international students?

Studying in Emden is great because this is a very small city, situated near to the sea, so it has a very pleasant weather and you can here study without disturb as in a bigger city. Emden is not an expensive City. You can speak English because everyone knows English and improve your German knowledge.

Do you have any advice or hints about living in Emden/East Freesia?

You have to possess necessarily bicycle because it´s easier to go to the University or somewhere else without difficulties. You can travel to another big city like Bremen, Hamburg or Hannover for free, because you have a Semester Ticket. By the way there are many Island near Emden that you can visit in Summertime with a nice weather. 


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