Matilda Uusitalo

Meet our tutor student Arlinda

  In Kosovo people speak Albanian language and especially in the field of social and healthcare the skill is very important. The Albanian language is very difficult. So two months exchange period is way too short time to learn the language- so with the English language, we go! There is still lots of situation where…

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We are the only ones

In our partner organization here in Kosovo we are only exchange students. Sometimes it is very hard because there is no ready-made pattern for us and all the processes and activities are a little bit unfinished. But everyone has been very helpful and for example, we had a great opportunity to live in apartments which…

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Freetime between studies

Kosovans seems to have lost of free time and they enjoy it. In Pristina, you can find many places to eat and drink and sense the local lifestyle. Especially the cafe culture is very strong and people in Pristina are very outgoing and young. The average age for Kosovan is a little bit over 27…

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Our journey has begun

  We two Rehabilitation counselor students decided to go to Pristina Kosovo for a period of two months in autumn 2019. My name is Matilda and my friend and colleague in this journey is Antti. Antti`s blog you will find from here. Our main goal with our Erasmus+ exchange in Pristina is to participate in…

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Should I go abroad? Yes, I should!

    It was autumn semester 2018 when I called to JAMK´s international office to hear if there is any interesting upcoming international opportunities for the year 2019 for Rehabilitation Counseling student which I am. Soon I found out that JAMK`s Health and Social Unit has very interesting Erasmus+ project going on with Heimerer College,…

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