Foreign students learn about economic crisis in situ

Khalid feels “at home” on the streets of Athens and Sheila sees “encouraging signs” of economic recovery in Greece, but Clemence admits to feeling “overwhelmed” by the “human impact of the crisis”. International students have gathered in Athens to take part in field trips organised by their universities in New York and Paris, reports Agence France Presse.

They are there to observe the effects of the economic crisis in Greece, a country that has become a case study for those reading economy, political science and journalism. In just a week or 10 days, they wanted to see, meet and, above all, understand what happened in this small country that brought into question the very idea of European union and shook the foundations of the international financial structure.
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