Flying the nest - Off the sofa and into the big, wide world. From the USA to Costa Rica and from Cambodia to Spain - Those who discover a foreign country without their parents for the first time learn a lesson for life.
“Scorpions under the pillow”: Fiona Beckmann is 16 years old and a member of year 10 at Phorms Campus Munich. She spent the summer holidays in a small Cambodian village where she volunteered at the local school
“Tortilla for breakfast”: Mert Kizilelma is 15 years old and a member of year 9 at Phorms Campus Berlin Süd. As part of the student exchange programme, his partner Juan first came to visit for two weeks in Germany. In May 2013, Mert was then a guest at Juan´s house in Palma, Mallorca for 14 days
“Ice-fishing on Lake Huron“: Laura Lütt, aged 17, spent a year in De Tour Village, Michigan, in the USA. A scholarship from the “Parlamentarisches Patenschafts-Programm” brought her to a small place with just 300 inhabitants on the Canadian border
Since 2001, the family of Ursula Weißenfels has regularly welcomed exchange students into their home. She explained to us why this can be so much fun and what influence visiting students have had on family life
At Phorms Campus Berlin Mitte, a summit meeting is taking place for the international community. The working title is “Feed the People”. Among the representatives from 42 countries are undercover al-Qaeda agents, Julian Assange and the Pope
AUTHOR: MARIE SCHÜTZ | PHOTO: ANDREA USISON | 2014/1