Luxembourg students get the wanderlust
More than 30 Bachelor and Master students from Luxembourg's University have been awarded coveted places on a global exchange programme.
The US, Canada, Uruguay, China, Japan, India and Turkey are among the countries with partner institutions proposing study abroad opportunities for the young adults.
The beneficiaries who were chosen by the University of Luxembourg because of their outstanding academic performance.
Two students were also awarded a scholarship to help them cover the expenses of their stay in the United States, jointly sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg and the companies Ernst & Young, Goodyear Dunlop and Michelman International.
This year’s winners of the U.S. Embassy – U.S. Enterprise Scholarship were Jim Barthel, a Bachelor student in mathematics and Céline Couronne, a Bachelor student in psychology. Both of them will study for one semester at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.
The study abroad placements were announced at a special ceremony on Monday where a special group of students was awarded the Top student prize.
The award is given each year to nine of the University’s best students and consists of a three-week summer school in Asian studies at Sophia University in the heart of Tokyo.
This summer session offers the students the opportunity to learn Japanese but also to experience many aspects of Japanese culture and society and learn about Japanese history, politics economy and religion.
The selected students are Bachelor and Master students from the University’s three faculties.
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