Analiza Umaran Miso on how her life has been affected by her stay in Germany:
'The four years that I spent in Germany have been very formative for my life, professionally, academically, spiritually and socially. It was the first time that I had been away from my family for an extended period and this really helped me to grow into a well rounded individual. I became more mature in dealing with difficult situations.'
Lives in: Bangkok, Thailand
Country of origin: Philippines
Period in Germany: October 2005 to December 2009 (Stuttgart)
Educational institution: University of Hohenheim (Master of Science in Agricultural Economics)
Occupation: PhD student