Erasmus and national students switch into online-mode during COVID-19

Sep 30, 2020

The podcast, produced by the German research group Next.Education, stemming from an initiative of Prof. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers, talks to national and international students from all over Europe about studying, challenges and benefits of European higher education institutions during COVID-19 times.

Each episode is dedicated to one European country. “NextNormal – WeStudy@Home” is a podcast produced by the NextEducation research group at DHBW Karlsruhe, supported through the European Students’ Union and the voice of students in a Europe suffering the COVID-19 pandemic.

What can you expect from this podcast?

  • Find out what has been changed for students and how studying works for national and international students in times of a global pandemic;
  • Learn what needs to change and what positive experiences we can build upon for designing a better, more inclusive and future-oriented higher education;
  • Listen to students from national student unions from all over Europe;
  • Help to contribute to a transnational discourse on the future of higher education by participating in the experience of making their voices heard;
  • Interesting for students, policymakers and everybody involved in education and higher education.

Find out more about this podcast on or find it on Spotify clicking here.

Carlos Perez Garcia, ESU

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