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Useful local words: 'fett', 'alda'.
What not to pack: Too many clothes as you can get some relatively cheaply in bigger towns.
What to pack: Your student card!
Couldn't have done without: My camera! Photos of family in case you get homesick and a mini dictionary, just in case.
Word of advice: Organise your home university paperwork before you go on your year abroad!
AJ, Linguistics with German, Newcastle University