“Hello everyone! My name is Mohammad Bilal, I am 20 years old and I am studying at the Civil and Industrial Engineering Dept. of Sapienza University, master course in Transport System Engineering. I have been living here for 1 year,  my second year in Italy has just started. My lifestyle here is different compared to the one I had in India, but I am enjoying it! The environment offered by the University is amazing: I always get the chance to meet so many people coming from all over the world, and it’s very nice to share different experiences. I like the fact that we often work in team, and in my course there are people from Latin America, Africa and Europe. I come from a small city in India and I am enjoying this new experience.  India is a mix where tradition and modernity coexist, here instead I can feel that modernity prevails. It is my first experience abroad, and I have chosen Italy because Sapienza University is one of the few college where my course was available; plus, it was well placed in the university ranking! For the future I hope to stay in Europe still for a while, and I am already looking for some good opportunities after this master. Apart from the language I am comfortable, people are friendly, I got easily adjusted with my new life.  I don’t really see differences among youth of different countries: young people all over the world are focused on the future! They are positive and concentrated on what is next, on a better future.”