Hi! Today we have had two meetings. The first one was with the Bundesbank (the German central bank). Firstly, the meeting was an introduction of the work Bundensbank does and how the Eurozone works. The lecturer discussed the positive and negative aspects of the… Read More »Day 5 in Berlin – Monday
Hi! Happy Sunday! Today we started the day catching up with studies at a cafe. After that we went to the flea market in Mauerpark. Unfortunately, this Sunday the market was smaller than usual and there were a lot of people. However, some of… Read More »Day 4 in Berlin – Sunday
Hi! Third day in Berlin. While others wanted to sleep in, Phillipa and I (Cajsa) started our day with breakfast at Shakespeare and sons. It is an English independent bookstore in Friedrichshain where they also sell bagels. Both of us chose bagels with hummus, tomatoes… Read More »Day 3 in Berlin – Saturday
Hi! Welcome to the travel blog for UPF’s trip to Berlin. The trip is 6 days, and we are going to visit, among others, the Bundesbank, the Swedish embassy, and UNHCR. In total, we are 12 students from Lund University. To get to know us… Read More »Welcome post for the UPF travel trip to Berlin!
On Sunday morning most people enjoyed a lazy morning after a hectic week. We packed our bags and checked out of our hostel at noon. Fortunately, the hostel was kind enough to let us leave our bags there and most of the group headed out… Read More »Sunday the 14th of April – Last day in Georgia
After a week of productive meetings across Tbilisi with both the public and private sector, the travel group was happy to catch up on sleep and rise a little later than the usual time during the week. It was time to discard the formal attire… Read More »Saturday the 13th of April – Chill day with some time for food and sightseeing
Friday started with a visit to the Swedish Residency, where we were greeted with enough cinnamon buns, croissants and other pastries to feed a small army. And a small army we were. By coincidence, both UPF Lund and UF Malmö were in Tbilisi at the… Read More »Friday the 12th of April – Croissants, Questions and Clubbing
The first meeting on Thursday was probably my favourite meeting of the trip! We met with the deputy foreign minister and the main negotiators for both the EU and NATO. Georgia is extremely EU-positive with 85% of the population wanting to join the union and… Read More »Thursday the 11th of April – Another busy day in Tbilisi