Country of origin: Spain
Country of residence: Spain
Profession: PhD Student
Q: How does the EU influence your day-to-day life?
A: According to my perception and ignorance, it has a relatively small influence.
Q: When you think about the EU, what is the first picture that comes to your mind?
A: I think of solidarity among states and of the agreements to improve the rights of citizens, opening borders, facilitating the existence of Erasmus etc.
Q: End the sentence: “Twenty years from now the EU … “
A: …will have overcome a crisis and, possibly, more than one state will have left her.
Q: Choose three adjectives for the EU!
A: Solidary, complicated and slow.
Q: Explain the EU to an 8-year-old child (in elementary school) in one sentence.
A: The European Union is a union of many countries to achieve many objectives all together.
Q: If the EU was an animal, what would it be and why?
A: An elephant, because they go everywhere together and, if one gets separated, the others do their best to find it.
Q: Is there a dish (in your country) that describes Europe best, and why?
A: El puré de verduras, puréed vegetables, because veggies with different tastes, texture and size are mixed together, but after cooking them, they assume a unique taste that gives an idea of every single one of them.