Expérience Erasmus à Paris, France par Khaled
Why did you choose to go to Paris, France?
I am a civil engineer, I work in a company that has many branches in Africa and North Africa. Last year, I received a professional grant to study some work related to soil and earthquakes in Bucharest.
In Romania and this year, I want to complete the study of the French language through an intensive course, mixing and dealing with others only in the French language, in order to break the complex of speaking and pass some tests
As working in these workplaces requires a good level of language
How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?
The duration of the course is three months, equivalent to 20 hours per week
What is the student lifestyle like in Paris?
Student life in Paris meets all cultural needs
Despite the cold weather, Pais is always a warm city because of its movement, cultural diversity, and its ability to mingle
Would you recommend the city and the University of Paris to other students?
Gernobyl is one of the universities that I appreciate very much because of its important role during my university studies
What is the food like?
Les pâtisseries françaises sont les meilleures
Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Paris?
Obtaining a single housing is not difficult, but obtaining a student housing is the best, so as to provide the opportunity to interact and form friendships
How much does it cost to live in Paris?
The cost of living in Paris may be a little higher than some other cities and also higher than Bucharest, the capital, but 800 euros may be a suitable amount for housing and food during a month.
Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?
I have a good level in the English language, and this level only developed in a record time of less than 3 months, as we are in the age of technology, everything is available, you just have to learn and put in the effort
As in the French language, I have a good level in reading, writing and listening, but the fourth skill is really the most important to communicate with others and practice
What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Paris from your city?
The easiest flight
Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Paris?
All places in the city of light are suitable for celebration
And for eating? Can you recommend some good restaurants in Paris?
Aunt Isabella is the best ever
What good cultural sites are there to visit?
Undoubtedly the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe
Is there any other advice that you could give to students going to Paris in the future?
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