Student-craving Polish universities on the prowl in Ukraine

Student-craving Polish universities on the prowl in Ukraine

Falling birth rates in Poland over the years have resulted in fewer students for the universities. However, instead of closing, they go hunting for students abroad. By Maria Danmark and Rikke Mathiassen Lublin, Poland – “I have two classes with almost only Ukrainian students,” says Piotr Skrzypczak, who is a lecturer at the Wyższa Szkoła Przedsiębiorczości private university in Lublin, a city located about 100 kilometres from the border to Ukraine. Skrzypczak teaches two classes…

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Seeds of change planted in Serbian Agriculture

Seeds of change planted in Serbian Agriculture

A fifth of the Serbian working population is employed in agriculture and has been so for generations. But with EU integration and the ever present global competition, the farmers of the future will face challenges. Euroviews digs in. Belgrade & Gakovo, Serbia – “We are not afraid of competition. We make good products here in Serbia,” he says, standing next to a large tractor in the middle of a vast farmland, where a large chunk…

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Love in spite of a crisis

Love in spite of a crisis

Many aspects of life for young Greeks changed after the economic crisis hit. Unemployment and financial insecurity is one of many factors that slows life down for the Greek youth. A lot of things in their lives are postponed, staying with your parents until you are half way in to your thirties is not unusual. The lack of independence has caused young Greeks to start a family later in life and prospects of marriage and…

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Greek cinema: The inconspicuous hope for recovery

Greek cinema: The inconspicuous hope for recovery

Athens, Greece – Among all the misfortune that has plagued Greek diligences since the beginning of the government-debt crisis in 2009, it appears as though the business of film has offered considerably beneficial prospects for the country’s young generation. It is late March and spring is beginning to manifest in the Hellenic capital. Despite the city’s excess of abandoned buildings and rundown avenues, signs of optimism are everywhere this time of year. Trees are blossoming,…

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