Otto Heikkinen

The end

Last moments in Germany, we are leaving tomorrow back to Finland. The exams are done and semester is over. We went for our last trip to Heidelberg, to see castle and we went up the mountain, because it was very windy. This has been great experience, we got lot of new friends and learned lot…

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Last moments

It’s been long time when we last wrote here, because we had Christmas holiday and we were in Finland the whole time (2 and a half week). We came back 7.1.2020 and normal routine started again, Gym, beer and school. Our exams have started in school, so now we have to read for them. Only…

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Christmas market

Life in germany has reached to the casual point, when everything feels normal. School is continues normally, we have had couple labs and stuff like that. We are waiting for christmas holiday, because we go back to finnland for that time. Christmas market have started in germany, so every city is full christmas stuff. There…

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Finland and Lamborghinis

In last two weeks we had lot of school, even on one saturday, but we managed to do few trips. We went to Audi plant in Neckarsulm, its near Heilbronn. It was the main factory of Audi, so there was big factory site. They have around 16000 people working there and they make over 10…

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Pumpkin festival and München

The last weeks were pretty normal, weekdays school and on weekend, trip to Ludwigsburg and on 1.11 was Allerheiligen, what is a national holiday in Germany, so we went to München. In Ludwigsburg there was pumpkin festival, there was lot of pumpkins, some of them were very big and some of them where engraved very…

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Bicycles and old city

These past two weeks were not so exiting, because we didn’t do anything special. Finally we were able to rent bicycles for us from school. They only cost 20 euros for whole semester, but you have to put 100 euro deposit on it. You can image what kind of bikes you can get for 20…

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Cars and Castles

Last week was pretty exciting for us. Our courses started, we got to meet our teachers and find out what the courses included. We have noticed some differences between German and Finish schoolsystem, first thing was that in Germany the first classes start 7:35 in the morning and the last are till 20:45, so if…

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Hello world!

Hello dear readers! This is a blog about two finnish students journey to Germany as an exchange students. We are 4th year students from JAMK University of applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, both of us study mechanical engineering. We came here to get new perspective of our field of study and we think that the Germany…

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