Philipp Gruber (Germany/Architecture) and Nuno Brandão Costa (Portugal/Architecture)

It was a great experience to participate in the EYE programme and to work with Nuno Brandão Costa. I received insights about low-cost housing in Portugal and learned efficient working methods in the design and execution process of architecture projects. The programme gave me the possibility to experiment in the unknown context of research work in architecture and I seek to implement this new skill to my future practice. Weiterlesen …

Luana Loria (Italy/Cultural projects) and Margarida Branco (Portugal/Distribution and retail) – Corona Story

The bookstore “Ler Por Ai” (Lisbon, Portugal) closed on the 13th of March due to Covid-19 spreading across Europe and Portugal and according to the measure of the Government. I started my Erasmus exchange at the bookstore on the 3rd of February and due to the current situation, the owner Margarida and me talked about the opportunity to work by teleworking, although it would be not possible to perform all the tasks indicated in the work commitments. Therefore, I decided not to go back to my family’s house in Italy since I considered not safe traveling to go back to my country in this period and I chose to collaborate by teleworking with my HE, Margarida Branco, keeping on our exchange in Lisbon. Weiterlesen …

Simon Becker (Germany/Graphic Design) and Tiago Araújo (Portugal/Illustration, Animation and Fine Arts)

Both entrepreneurs have greatly benefitted from the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme. Simon Becker was not only able to meet the young and dedicated entrepreneur Tiago Araújo who had new ideas for his company, but also profited from the exchange of personal views and skillsets as well as the widening of work perspectives. To him and his team, the collaboration with an entrepreneur from a different specialization in their sector and from a different European country was very pleasant and valuable. Overall, they have managed to make this relationship successful in spite of the challenges they faced due to COVID-19. Weiterlesen …