Erasmus interview questions

Here are some potential Erasmus student exchange interview questions for you:

  1. Do you think you will contribute to the class at the hosting university if you are accepted to the Erasmus programme? How?
  2. Have you ever made any cultural mistakes? What mistakes do visitors to your country sometimes make?
  1. Please describe the proudest moment of your life.
  2. What actions should be taken to improve road safety?
  3. According to you what is the greatest achievement of the decade? Explain why you think so.
  4. Why do young people increasingly tend to live with their parents till later in life?
  5. How do you think the Erasmus experience will contribute to your education / to your future life?
  6. How do media influence the understanding of beauty?
  7. What skills and qualifications do people need to get a good job?
  8. How are the lives of youth today different from those of previous generations?
  9. What building or buildings do you consider to be iconic? Why?
  10. What makes you a good candidate for exchange program?
  11. Do you agree with this statement? ‘People are basically the same all over the world. It is not essential to be aware of other people’s cultures.’
  12. Do you want to be an official resident in a foreign country? Why/Why not?
  1. In what ways have people’s attitudes to food changed over recent years?
  2. How do you feel about the quality of driving in your country?
  3. What are your greatest achievements?
  4. In ten years, where would you like to be living and what would you like to be doing?
  5. What do you hope to get out of being an exchange student?
  6. Do you think that the rapid rate of technological development has improved our lives? Why? Why not?
  7. What aspects of other cultures do you admire? Why?
  8. What experience in your life has influenced you the most or changed the way you think? Why?
  9. What do you rate as your greatest personal strengths and weaknesses?
  10. Soon, medical advances will allow people to live to a very old age. Is this desirable? Why / Why not?
  11. In what ways, do you want to benefit from the Erasmus program?
  12. As an exchange student, you’d be an ambassador for your home country. How could you be a good ambassador for your home country?
  13. What are the typical features of your own national culture? What do you imagine people from other cultures would say about it?
  14. How do you use the internet to make new contacts in your field of studies or work?
  15. How are people’s spending habits influenced by the media?
  16. Exchange students usually encounter a range of situations which test their stamina. What are the challenges you might encounter during your stay?
  17. ‘Women have the primary responsibility for bringing up children.’ To what extent do you agree with this statement?
  18. Do you think that it is essential to get a degree in today´s society?
  19. Should new drugs be tested on both animals and humans before being prescribed by doctors?
  20. How do you keep up to date with trends and business issues?
  21. Would you prefer to stay with a host family? What kind of problems might you encounter if you stay with a host family? How would you solve them?
  22. What does experiencing life to the fullest mean to you?
  23. Why are you interested in doing an exchange in your chosen country?
  24. Do you agree with the following quote? ‘A fish only discovers its need for water when it is no longer in it. Our own culture is like water to a fish. It sustains us. We live and breathe through it.’
  25. How do peer pressure and bullying appear in our society? What can be done to prevent them?
  26. What do you hope for your country in terms of health and society? Please tell me about your expectations for the next fifty years?
  27. Please describe the most important historical event in your country.
  28. Would you have any problems with being placed in a small, isolated town in your host country, in a rural or remote area?
  29. What do you think makes an effective team? What sort of people do you need in an effective team?
  30. How is the increased use of mobile technology and social networks changing the way people think and behave?
  31. What kind of cultural differences do you think you will experience when you go abroad?
  32. What part of your routine do you consider to be a complete waste of time?
  33. What do you think the hardest adjustment that you will have to make is when you go abroad?
  34. What is the key to a person´s happiness?
  35. How do you evaluate a website’s reliability?
  36. What problems could arise when people from different countries have to work together in a global team?

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