Back from Berlin

My study abroad trip has come to an end. Looking back, I have no regrets going to Berlin and the trip was so amazing that I plan to study abroad again next summer. What surprised me most about studying abroad was how cheap travel was once you reach Europe from the US. I wish I…

Ich bin ein Berliner

I keep procrastinating writing this post, because I cannot accept that my time in Berlin has come to an end. Hopefully, I will be able to return at some point in the future. Three weeks was an ideal time to spend there. The time frame allowed me to completely experience the city and culture without…

Departing Berlin

Hey Everyone! My time in Berlin has officially ended, sadly. I have learned a lot about the world and myself. After this experience my eyes have been opened to a lot of opportunities. I realized that I love traveling and meeting people from all over the world. Not only this, but I was able to…

Becoming a Berliner

Today (July 16th) marks two weeks in Berlin, and I could not be enjoying myself more. Universities in Germany generally do not have dorms, as most students attend a school close to home. Consequently, the university arranged for us to live in the Hotel 4 Youth. Although everyone else in the program has a roommate,…

Half Way Through Berlin

Hey Everyone! I have been in Berlin for almost two weeks and have loved it so far! The food is amazing and the city is so welcoming. I am living in a hostel with another Pitt student, Jonnie Kay. They do not have housing on campus in Germany at colleges like the US. Everyone lives…

2nd Week in Deutschland

Hello!   It’s been about 10 days since I’ve arrived in Berlin and it’s perfect!  There are many activities to partake in around where I’m living, including historical site visits. There haven’t been many issues with language barriers here because most of the locals speak English as well as German. Sometimes making an order at…

Katie – Berlin School of Economic and Law

Hi everyone! My name is Katie Gleeson, and I am a rising sophomore from New Jersey. I am in the College of Business Administration, but I am still undecided as to which business major I will be pursuing. From July 2nd-22nd, I will be in Germany studying Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at the Berlin School…

Off to Berlin School of Economics and Law!

Hello! My name is Dylan Schumer and I am a rising sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh. I am studying Accounting and Business Information Systems as my major and considering Economics as a minor. I live in Fairless Hills, PA, which is just northeast of Philadelphia. I am a member of the Society of International…

Central Pennsylvania to Berlin

Hi there! My name is Jack Glasl and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am pursuing a double degree in finance and economics. I am also pursuing a certificate in business analytics. I grew up in Brockway, Pennsylvania where I graduated with just around 60 people. This summer I will…