Studying abroad during the coronavirus crisis – an experience shared by two students, Helena & Renato

Helena, a Spanish student in economics, came to Switzerland to spend a semester studying in Bern. Renato, on the other hand, is a Swiss student in international relations who is currently in Utrecht in the Netherlands. Having barely had time to settle in, they had to cope with the coronavirus outbreak. They nevertheless decided to stay and continue their semester online while trying to enjoy the benefits of spending time aboard. Movetia organised a virtual meeting for them to discuss this most singular of semesters.

Helena and Renato both moved abroad within the framework of the Swiss-European Mobility Programme SEMP supported by Movetia. If you would like to learn more about this programme, visit our website.