Contact former students

Study abroad returnees have valuable experiences on living and studying abroad. If you are considering studying abroad, the former students (Asia Exchange Ambassadors) below representing different Asian destinations will be happy to share their life-changing experiences with you.

Asia Exchange student on a boat to phi phi

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Contact the students if you want to hear their opinion and experiences about studying abroad. One student to another, you can ask them if you want to hear some practical hints and tips about arrangements, the study destination and the university, or just how their experience was overall.

  • Kasetsart University - Bangkok, Thailand

    Lukasz - Asia Exchange ambassador

    Name: Lukasz
    Originally from: Koblenz, Germany
    E-Mail: hasske-lukasz[at]
    Languages: English, German, Polish

    ““The experience was the best of my life! Every student should experience the same! If you are thinking about studying in Thailand and have any questions, don’t hesitate to write me an email.””

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  • Siam University - Bangkok, Thailand

    Thomas - ambassador of Asia Exchange

    Name: Thomas
    Originally from: Paris, France
    E-Mail: thomasjacques.breton[at]
    Languages: English, French

    “Hi everyone! I decided to travel abroad and study in an Asian university. I didn’t know then that it was going to be the best choice I could have made during my studies. If you want to contact me, don’t hesitate to write me an email!”

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  • Prince of Songkla University - Phuket, Thailand

    Ambassador Josh in phuket

    Name: Josh
    Originally from: Boston, United States
    E-Mail: joshmay222[at]
    Languages: English

    “Hey guys! Studying in Phuket was an absolute dream. The people are so friendly, the scenery amazing, and the food spicy… but yummy! As I was first contemplating going abroad, Germany was my first choice. While I was thinking it over, a friend came up to me and invited me to go with him to Phuket. I’m so glad I went with him because the experience was priceless. I got to meet so many interesting people and explore places I didn’t know even existed. If you are having a similar problem figuring out where to go, I’d love to talk with you and convince you to go to Phuket” 

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    Kevin - Asia exchange ambassador in Phuket

    Name: Kevin
    Originally from: Pressath, Germany
    E-Mail: kml1[at]
    Languages: German, English

    “Hi everyone! I decided to apply for a semester abroad very spontaneously and had really great time in Thailand. It was a life changing experience. I’ll be happy to share you my experiences and stories if you are about to study abroad in Phuket. Feel free to contact me, if you have any questions!” 

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    Barbora - Asia Exchange ambassador in Phuket

    Name: Barbora
    Originally from: Prague, Czech Republic
    E-Mail: b.opletalova[at]
    Languages: Czech, English, French, Slovak

    “Studying in a real paradise? I never thought these two things would go together but those 6 months felt like a dream life. Don’t miss this experience which will change your life forever. I’m happy to provide more details and answer any questions. Just drop me an email!” 

    Read more about Barbora

  • Udayana University - Bali, Indonesia

    Guillermo - Asia Exchange Ambassador Bali

    Name: Guillermo
    Originally from: Mexico City
    E-Mail: guillermotamborrels[a]
    Languages: English, Spanish

    “Hey everyone! I’m the crazy Mexican that decided to change my life and went studying to Bali, and trust me it has been among the best decisions of my life. Please feel free to be curious and send me an email regarding any doubt you may have!

    Read more about Guillermo

    Janni - Asia Exchange Ambassador Bali

    Name: Janni
    Originally from: Finland
    E-Mail: janni.jarvinen[at]
    Languages: English, Finnish, Swedish

    “I can say, with great certainty, that nothing has taught me as much about myself and what I want from life than my exchange period in Bali, and I dare to say nothing ever will. I love to break free and explore outside my comfort zone, this being said I want to believe I possess the experience to help you out in any matter necessary!” 

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    Name: Dijana Čataković
    Originally from: Slovenia
    E-Mail: dijana.catakovic[at]
    Languages: Slovenian, English, Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian

    “I was always dreaming about living next to Ocean. Decision to move to Bali made my dreams come true. I was able to surf, hike volcanoes, do cliff climbing, dive, sleep under full moon and beautiful stars in my hammock plenty of times, practice meditation and yoga and eat the most tasty tropical fruits on Earth. No, this is not a description of movie, this is just a simple Bali life. I learned a lot about living in Asia, about Indonesian culture and their everyday life. I also learned about human rights and legal traditions of South East Asia. My way of traveling is always meeting locals, stay in local houses, eat where locals do, travel as they do. I hitchhiked around Indonesia and did a scooter road trip by myself too. So if you have any questions don`t feel shy to send me an e-mail.

    Read more about Dijana

  • Mataram University - Lombok, Indonesia

    Name: Tytti
    Originally from: Kiuruvesi, Finland
    E-Mail: tytti.haimivaara(a)
    Languages: Finnish, English

    “Live your dream! Rather than reading and dreaming about unforgettable adventures, why not to experience it all yourself! Hopefully you fall in love with Lombok like I did! I will be happy to help with all of your questions about Lombok and Mataram University.” 

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  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies - Seoul, South Korea

    Niklas - Asia Exchange ambassador Korea

    Name: Niklas
    Originally from: Germany
    E-Mail: niklas.melcher[at]
    Languages: German, English

    “Hey guys! The time in Korea was incredible! Both the educational and the personal experiences will make me never forget this beautiful country. I would be happy to help you experience the same wonderful exchange. Please don’t hesitate to ask any kind of questions.” 

    Read more from Niklas

    Svante - Asia Exchange ambassador Korea

    Name: Svante
    Originally from: Elsfleth, Germany
    E-Mail: Svante.lietzke[at]
    Languages: English, German

    “The first days in Seoul were fantastic and I really enjoyed the whole semester! Everybody at HUFS was very helpful and I met so many nice people. If you are thinking about a semester abroad in South Korea, send me an email!” 

    Read more from Svante

  • Shanghai University - Shanghai, China

    Mathilde - Asia Exchange ambassador China

    Name: Mathilde
    Originally from: Paris, France
    E-Mail: mathildezamour[at]
    Languages: English, French

    “Nǐhǎo! I am having a unique time studying in Shanghai. Interested to live in one of the most exciting cities in the world? If you have any questions, doubts or concerns about taking the leap, feel free to contact me!” 

    Read more from Mathilde

  • Universiti Putra Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Assi Aspelund, Malaysia student ambassador

    Name: Assi Aspelund
    Originally from: Joensuu, Finland
    E-Mail: assi.aspelunund[at]
    Languages: English, Finnish

    “Hi all! I had a time of my life studying at UPM in Kuala Lumpur. I know it sounds cliche but it’s true. If you have any questions I am happy to answer you.”

    Read more from Assi

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