AngloHigher® The Magazine of Global English Speaking Higher Education vol:4 issue:2 pages:8-10
Nowadays there are many ways for students to gain an international experience before they start their careers. The most common way in Europe is probably the Erasmus programme which offers study exchanges or traineeships. In this European programme students stay abroad for at least several months. The advantages of an international experience are manifold. According to many studies on the impact of a student exchange, the students improve their cultural and creative reflexes, their linguistic proficiency and their international skills.