The romantic potential of the scheme has not gone unnoticed.
In 2011 Umberto Eco, the Italian novelist, described it as a “sexual revolution” sweeping Europe.
European Commission spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen said the one million babies statistic was a “touching little figure” that proved the scheme “creates a lot of positive things”.
“It is a great encouragement to young people to go and live abroad and open up to all the opportunities that exist if you are willing,” she added.
I craved some kind of sexual activity way too much and If not their entire relationship, other students also sacrificed something while studying abroad, Alex C., a senior at University of Michigan, travelled to France for a semester.