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When and why did you leave your country?

I left my country in 2017 to go to Prague to pursue PhD studies.

Where did you start your journey?

I started in Prague, then I went to a semester abroad in Antwerp in Belgium, then I moved to Eindhoven for 2 months. Then, I went to Berlin as a research visitor and since then I decided to move to Germany and learn the language in order to apply for a practical student work and broaden my network in order to find a job after my graduation.

Which countries did you travel through?

Cairo, Prague, Antwerp, Eindhoven, Berlin

Why did you choose this country rather than another country?

The life expenses in Berlin is cheaper and the quality of life is better than in other countries that I lived in. Also, I am an artist and Berlin is a culture capital.

What was your principal difficulty once you arrived in the host country?

Finding a student job without the language, so I was searching for places to learn the language for free, while I do not have a residency permit in Germany.

Do you have a job?

I have a parttime job on a freelancer bases in Berlin.

Do you have local friends

I have my German partners’ friends and family. I have some colleagues at work.

What do you like most in the host country?

The diversity of the people and the freedom.

What do you do in your spare time?

I can work and be able to have time for my hobbies and leisure time to do activities. I am also working as a part-time dancer in two bands.

What do you want to do in host city?

Work and learn the language.

What do you think will help newcomers?

A website with all information about all available services regarding language, legal support, job coaching.

What do you miss about your country?

My Family

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