From Warsaw in Poland to Lüneburg in Northern Germany, Mark Lubelski, a Digital Media student at Leuphana University in Lüneburg and Hamburg Media School, shares his unique perspective on what it’s really like to move to a new country and study in Germany and how it differs from his past experiences in Poland and England. He talks about the challenges he faced in adapting to a new culture and language, but also the opportunities he gained from studying in a diverse and international environment. In this episode, Mark reveals his top tips for adjusting to life in Germany, navigating the university system, and making the most of student life. From exploring the local culture to getting involved in student activities. Tune in now to hear Mark’s story and learn more about the opportunities available at Leuphana University.
00:45 Mark’s introduction
01:30 The story of how he ended up in Germany
03:30 What it’s like to study both in Luneburg and Hamburg
6:30 Mark’s impressions of both cities
9:00 Comparision of his past studying experiences to studying in Germany
13:00 What’s special about Leuphana?
16:00 Looking for accommodation
18:45 Application process through UniAssist
21:37 Does lack of German affect his life?
23:25 Culture shocks