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Aidan Marcinkowski (Summer 2022, Italy) 

Read more about Aidan’s Internship Abroad experience with World Endeavors: https://www.bhsu.edu/about-bhsu/news-events/2022/11/aidan-marcinkowski-internation-ed-week




Curtis Peterson (Summer 2022)

Read more about Curtis’ Research Abroad experience here: https://www.bhsu.edu/about-bhsu/news-events/2022/11/curtis-peterson-internation-ed-week







"I lived 10 minutes from the old town and about 20 minutes from my school. While the city is small (only around 300,000 people), there are events every day. The University of Ljubljana was well integrated with the national government. There were guest lectures every week from national government offices. One of my professors worked for the Foreign Ministry and was a special advisor to the Minister of Environment for Slovenia. Another was previously the National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister. On a more personal level, I made quite a few close friends. Of those friends, about half were Slovenian and half were foreign students like me. I lived in a dormitory that was predominantly Slovenian students. They were welcoming and hosted events often. During the holiday season, they taught us how to make Slovenian desserts and mulled wine."--Justin Logue (Spring 2019, Slovenia)



"My name is Lexie Quail and I am studying in Sevilla, España.-I will be gone for the entire academic year, 8 months. I have been here for a week. My favorite thing that I have tried is una tortilla de patatas. It has eggs, salt, potatoes and I am not actually sure what else, but my host family told me it is a very traditional Spanish food. I have also tried some Sangria, and it is a very sweet wine, I love it! What is interesting is they literally cook everything in olive oil. You can go to the store and buy like a 2 gallon jug of it! It is crazy! Also, southern Spain drinks more cervezas than wine, especially in the summer time."-Lexie Quail (Fall 2020 - Spring 2021, Spain)






Keely Kleven (Fall 2017, Semester at Sea, 10 countries)

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Lara No Braid (Spring 2019, South Korea)

Watch this video to learn more about Lara's experience!









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