Studying abroad as an exchange student or as an international degree student means leaving your family and friends for a while. You may experience a range of feelings and reactions. You may feel lost, confused and find everything new and strange. However, it is perfectly natural and normal to feel like this when you go to a new country for the first time. We want to assure you, that after a few days you will adjust, settle down and enjoy your life in Bern.
Nevertheless, we would like to give you the following advice to help you adjust to your new environment: