Erasmus+ KA107 Student mobility program Université de Poitiers 2020 student mobility program is an exchange program of cooperation between the University of Tanjungpura and the Université de Poitiers aimed at students and lecturers. For the students themselves, this program will last for 5 months starting from 20 January to 15 May 2020 This activity aims to shape students’ critical thinking, cultural exchange, foreign language skills, especially French and English.
Three representatives from the Universitas Tanjungpura were Fortunata Saesarria Deisberanda (Faculty of Medicine), Fajar Kempas Adi Nuggraha (Faculty of Economics), and Ridwan Arrayan Hamzar (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences).
Five courses taken at Université de Poitiers were:
1. economics of banking,
2. actualites economics,
3. business studies,
4. microeconomies, and
5. French B1.
The courses were held every Monday through Friday. There were also other agenda such as the gathering of Erasmus Scholarship Students from various countries, Basic French Language Lectures, and holiday or a trip to famous tourist spots such as La Rochelle and Paris at the end of February.
Even though in the beginning of March the pandemic of COVID-19 hit France, the courses were still conducted by using online classes or tasks via e-mail. They also underwent Ramadan during lockdown in France. After 11th May of 2020, they occasionally held “Buka Bersama” with students from PPI Poitiers or other Indonesian students there. The farewell gathering was done on 14th May with other Indonesian students and on 25th May they arrived to Pontianak.