ESN Switzerland took part in an interview with Swissinfo.ch regarding student mobility despite the Covid-19 situation.
"Switzerland still popular with overseas students despite Covid
International students are still coming to Switzerland – a popular destination for overseas students - despite the coronavirus pandemic. But they face more challenges settling in.
When Italian Masters student Giuseppe Gruttad'Auria arrived in the western Swiss town of Fribourg in August last year, Covid-19 restrictions had been eased and universities were set to re-open for the autumn semester, albeit under strict hygiene and mask-wearing measures. He was able to attend a pre-semester French course, make some friends and get to know the region. But by November this had all changed.
Swiss universities went back to distance learning - for the second time that year - as much of Europe, including Switzerland, experienced a second, strong coronavirus wave.
Released: 9th March 2021
Full article can be read here: https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/switzerland-still-popular-with-overseas-students-despite-covid/46402826