BSEL Reflection

It’s been a while since I’ve returned from my experience in Berlin and I am forever grateful for the opportunity I was given. I feel more capable than every to handle myself in foreign situations, and find my way through any obstacle. The diverse group of people I met are friends that I hope to…

The Final Days at HWR

In the middle of my third week here in Berlin and I’m starting to feel like a native. Being forced to use public transportation 24/7 helps immensely. Berlin is a very widespread city, so at times getting places can take a long while –– otherwise the system is extremely efficient and getting a monthly pass…

Week 1 at the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht – Berlin

My first week in Berlin was jam packed with a very international experience. I am the only student from Pitt here at the hostel and in the program so it has really forced to me to branch out and talk to the other students. Our first week had a focus on the startup culture of…

Introduction: Axelle Meutcheho

Hi! My name is Axelle Meutcheho, I’m a freshman at CBA (class of ’22). I’m pre-law intending to major in Finance and Economics w/ a concentration (“certificate”) in International Business, and a minor in Computer Science. On campus I am most involved in Phi Alpha Delta (PAD), the pre-law fraternity on campus, and Smart Woman…

Danke Berlin…bis bald.

Greetings from the United States!   I didn’t think it was possible for time to fly as fast as it did these past three weeks. I feel like it was just yesterday when I first boarded a U-Bahn, or when I met my roommate for the first time and instantly clicked, or when I tried…

Getting Down to Business in Berlin

Guten tag!   I think I’m finally starting to get the hang of things here in Germany. Berlin is starting to become very familiar – I’ve made very close friends, gotten to know and enjoy the professors and tutors at BSEL, and I’m even starting to grasp the mapping of this city. No longer am…

Berlin: From the Classroom, to the City.

Hallo! My first two weeks abroad have been quite eventful. I’ve tried a lot of new dishes, picked up some parts of a new language, caught up with the local history, experienced new cultures (not limited to German), been introduced to European business customs, studied entrepreneurial and innovation management techniques, and met many wonderful people…

Berlin Bound! – (BSEL Program)

Hi! My name is Amir Aliasgharpour and I’m a rising sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh. I’m from Randolph, New Jersey and I’m studying Marketing and Finance and working to complete an International Business Certificate. At Pitt, I’m involved in many different extracurricular activities. I’m a member of Enactus, Keep it Real, the incoming Public…