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19.02.2010
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My First Week in Spain

My semester started at the very beginning of the New Year 2010 on January 7th. Because the date was so close to Christmas, I was not able to arrive in Barcelona a long time before university started. My first day was an introduction day where we got most of the important information about the university, the lectures, and about Barcelona in general.

From the second day on we started with our normal lectures and courses, and it did not take long for me to find out the first differences between the system here and the system at the EBS. A very obvious difference was the size of the university; there are around 5,000 to 6,000 students here, which people here say is a small university!

Generally, the whole system is more similar to high school. In the lectures here there is a maximum of 30 students. In every subject we have two two-hour lectures and one exercise group a week, which means most of the learning is done in class. Additionally, our participation during the lectures and our weekly homework (!) make up around 30%-50% of our grades in most of the subjects. The only difference which is not similar to my time in high school is the times our lectures start. As all of us know, punctuality is more important in Germany than in the majority of the more southern countries in Europe. Our lectures don’t ever start before 10 minutes after the official time they are meant to start. Well, viva España!!!

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