Team leader and student advisor (German, Spanish, French, English)
Simone leads our student advising team and also advises our German, French, and Spanish-speaking students. She was born in Germany but has lived in Colombia for a year and in Egypt for 4 years.
She holds a masters degree in anthropology, Latin American studies, and psychology from University of Hamburg. She is also a certified translator, interpreter, and foreign language correspondent for Spanish and French. Before joining Language International, she worked as a PADI Staff Instructor in Dahab, Egypt.
Student advisor (Italian, French, Danish, English)
Michele advises our Italian-, French- and Danish-speaking students. He grew up in Sardinia, studied in Dijon, went to university in Pisa, worked in Copenhagen and Malta, and now lives in Berlin. In addition to Italian, he speaks French and Danish.
He holds a triple master's degree in European Literary Cultures from University of Bologna, University of Thessaloniki and University of Haute Alsace. He also holds a bachelor's degree in European literatures and modern languages from University of Pisa.
Student advisor (Portuguese, Spanish)
Carla advises our Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking students. Her mom is Portuguese and her dad is Spanish. She grew up in Spain and went to university in Brazil.
She holds a degree in social communication from High Education Institute of Brasília - IESB in Brazil and studied advertising and public relations at University of Girona in Spain. Before joining Language International, she worked at Communications Intelligence, where she created content in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Student advisor (French, Greek, Turkish, English)
Iliana advises our French-, Greek-, and Turkish-speaking students. She grew up in Athens and is a native Greek speaker. She lived in Paris for 4 years and studied Turkish for 6 years, so she speaks French and Turkish fluently.
She holds a bachelor's degree in Turkish from the Kapodistrian University of Athens and a master's degree in international relations and Turkish from Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales-Langues O’ in Paris. She previously worked for MyToys, Migreurop, Greek Council for Refugees, and Amnesty International.