This week Andreas and Karin from the BIDS class of 2017 talk about their exchange semester at the University of Ghana in Accra. They write about the application process as free movers and how they connect the reality of Ghanaian development they witness every day to their class room teachings. So far, Karin and Andreas can “nothing but warmly recommend future students to go“.
Juho-Atte Riikonen, a Human Geography major and Graduate Year of 2012 gives a tip for future BIDSters: “Do not feel like you have to work in the development field just because you studied development studies. Your expertise and way of thinking is valuable in other fields as well!”. Read more about Juho’s experiences below!