I finally received my package of information concerning my offer to the Erasmus Mundus programme. Too bad I need to have everything in by Sunday. Actually I was in contact with the program coordinators and I think things are going to be OK. I still have to worry about the visas, but I now have letters from each of the universities stating that I will be studying there, that I am fully funded and that I have full health coverage. That alone should go a long way in greasing the wheels of consular bureaucracy.
I also have a list of the 25 other students I will be studying with. From what I can tell I may be the only one who speaks English as a first language. However, given the diversity of the group, I can tell this is going to be a cultural experience for me. From India to Guatemala to Ukraine I’ll be studying with folk from all over the world.