"The 3rd edition was a cohort smaller than most, with only 10 students.  I had the opportunity of being with them during the Summer Event and I was very touched with the connection that they had with each other. I don’t think I will ever forget how such a different group such as Asaf from Israel, Nathalia from Brazil, Kawtar from Morocco and Roy from Bangladesh could be such close friends. I also had the opportunity of spending a lot of time with Kanan from Bangladesh, Tesfay from Ethiopia and Eduardo from Spain who studied at U of Lisbon. I had some very stressful situations with Kanan and Tesfay but it was great to discover their kindness and their own ways, also deriving from their culture."

Catarina Tavares, co-coordinator of the Programme.