Julie: "Becoming more open-minded and respectful towards others" [fr]

As part of the 30th anniversary of Erasmus, Irish students share with us their French experience. Discover Julie’s story:

Irish students share their French experience with us.
For this month, follow Julie’s story!

Tell us a bit about yourself!
From Dublin, studied a Bachelors Degree in French and Business in NUI Maynooth and followed on to do a Masters course in Social Economics in Mulhouse near Strasbourg.

Why did you choose France?
For the language, culture, French cuisine, the people and political context.

What are the outcomes from your study programme in France and international experience?
An attractive CV, contacts in different parts of France and the world. Becoming more open-minded and respectful towards others.

Your favorite word in French?
Kinésithérapeute.

We hope you enjoyed your French culture shock! Any memorable cultural fact, experience?
The respect for wine and alcohol, night life and socialising does not generally happen in Nigh Clubs. More frequently in people’s houses.

The soundtrack of your stay in France?
Téléphone - Au Coeur de la nuit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdjySppcEXo)

Have you brought back a French souvenir with you?
Biscuits bretons

Any French habit you have kept?
Drinking wine.

Where is your next destination?
Lyon

Share with us your motto!
Life is too short to take it seriously!

JPEG

Published on 16/03/2017

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