Jan Retief took part in a semester exchange at Maastricht University. Here is his blog posting about this experience.
Studying abroad for a semester was never really part of any plan. When I started my masters last year, I planned to do it, get it done and find a job in South Africa. The thought of going abroad and studying never even remotely crossed my mind. It ended up being the best decision I have ever made.
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The preparation for the exchange program was a lot of effort, but once I returned it all seemed like minor detail. It is worth it! My stay at TU Delft was only 3 months and not the usual 6-month exchange. The shorter stay is possible because subjects are taken in a quarter of a year and not a semester. It is possible to stay for 2 quarters, most international students did it that way. I chose the shorter exchange, because I wanted to return and work on my thesis.
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