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Footnotes of a Success Story From Erasmus to Erasmus+

At the start of the European Union's Erasmus Student Exchange Program 30 years ago few believed in the scheme's ability to succeed, including LMU, or in its ability to become the runaway success that is has. From Jean Schleiss, the one woman information desk who prepared all LMU students for the program in its earliest days and who today acts as LMU's Deputy Head of the International Office, to Anita Ehlers, the eldest LMU alumna of Erasmus, who at the age of 75 returned to university and studied Turkish in Instanbul, to collaborations between LMU's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and the École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, which resulted in 13 German-French marriages over the past 30 years, the success of Erasmus lies in its personal stories, hidden in the footnotes of the program's 30 year history, of both its organizers and its participants.  

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