First Week of Classes

This week was the first week of classes for me. Before coming to Vienna, I knew their semesters would have a different schedule than I am used to, but even so, starting school in October felt pretty late. Another thing that is quite different here is the course schedule. I have some courses that meet…

Tasting Florence

When I was told back in August that I would be interning for a food tour company in Italy, I thought I was dreaming. Sure, it’s nothing like a corporate internship, but it still gives me meaningful experience and an opportunity to learn and apply some skills I know already. While in Florence, I am…

Leben in Wien

It’s been almost a full month since my move to Vienna. Since then, I’ve come across a handful of challenges and new “normals” that have required getting adjusted to. Fortunately, my two week German class has prepared me with the basics to make my transition smoother than expected. My first class officially started on October…

Going Global

London is an incredibly global city with people from all over the world living in this illustrious location. Interacting with people from all over the globe has brought about some interesting conversations along with many adjustments. Overall, the international aspect of London has made it an easy city to adjust to, but there are still…

Getting Settled in Vienna

Hello Readers! My name is Anastasia and I am a Senior at the University of Pittsburgh studying global management and marketing in the College of Business Administration. This Fall, I am finally getting to complete a semester abroad- a tremendous opportunity that was put on hold due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. From September to December,…

Falling for Firenze

Ciao ragazzi! My name is Diana James and I am happy to be writing to you from Florence this semester! I am from outside of Philadelphia in Montgomery County, but at Pitt I am a junior majoring in Marketing, Global Management, Supply Chain, and getting a Certificate in Sustainability. Since the start of my time…

My First Weeks In London

By Madelyn Gale Hi! My name is Maddy Gale, and I am a Senior Global Management major and Economics minor at the University of Pittsburgh. I am originally from Harrisburg, PA, about 3 hours outside of Pittsburgh! I am a sister of Sigma Sigma Sigma, and a brother of Delta Sigma Pi, in addition to…

Learning to Live in London

Hello from London! My name is Katie, I am a senior at Pitt studying Marketing and Finance. I’m originally from Bucks County PA (outside of Philly!) and moved across the state three years ago embarking on a new journey in Pittsburgh. Through Pitt Business, I became a member of Phi Beta Lambda and Sports Business…

Starting My Semester in Vienna

Hi! My name is Ava Groll and I’m a current senior at the University of Pittsburgh. I study Finance and Business Information Systems while also planning to obtain a duel-minor in Economics and Legal Studies. After college, I look forward to pursuing a possible IT-related career at a large corporation, preferably in the Boston or…