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National Chi Nan University

Taiwan 2019/2020 Faculty agreements

Personal data
Mobility type:
study

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Arts

Field of study:
Kulturní studia Číny

Level of study during period of placement:
Master

Language used:
Chinese

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
autumn 2019

Period of placement (from-to):
2019-09-01 - 2020-01-12

Number of months:
5.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
treba kontaktovať konkrétne oddelenie, na ktoré ide študent študovať

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
prihláška a zdravotná prehliadka

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
1 semester pred

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
pre občanov SR - https://www.roc-taiwan.org/uploads/sites/155/2016/09/Visitor_Visa_SVK.pdf

Length of wait for visa:
max týždeň

Fee for the visa:
jednovstupové víza cca 40€

Studies
Did you have a Learning Agreement signed before your departure?:
yes

If not, why not?:

Before your departure did you know how your courses would be recognised by your home faculty?:
áno

During your stay did you change your Learning Agreement?:
nie

When and how did course registration take place? Are there any restrictions? Possibilities of making changes?:
prvý mesiac, keď si študenti vyberajú kurzy, je to veľmi flexibilné. S výberom kurzov pomáhajú pracovníci na oddelení, kde študujete.

Did you take any examinations at the foreign school?:
áno

Does the school use the ECTS system?:
yes

If not then explain how the credits there were recalculated into ECTS:

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
Štúdium prebieha formou prednášok a cvičení. Dajú sa vybrať aj predmety, ktoré sú zamerané na spoznávanie tradičnej domorodej taiwanskej kultúry, napríklad výroba tradičného odevu a pod. Profesori sú zhovievaví a prispôsobujú nároky výmenným študentom.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
Prednášky a semináre boli viac interaktívne. Študenti viac pracujú počas semestra, ako počas skúškového.

How did you receive study materials?:
Od vyučujúcich.

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
數位多媒體設計與應用(上) Digital Multimedia Design and Application I
臺灣文學史 Taiwan Literary History

How well is the school library equipped?:
Skvelá, našla som všetko, čo som potrebovala.

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
Vlastný notebook je potreba pre spracovanie úloh. Počítače sú dostupné tiež (v knižnici aj na katedre), avšak sú v čínskom jazyku, takže práca napríklad s Wordom v čínštine je náročnejšia.

Options from printing and copying:
v knižnici aj supermarkete 7-11

Does the foreign school/student organisation arrange special events for exchange students?:
yes

If yes then what?:
kajaking na Sunmoon Lake, karate kurz, výroba tradičného jedla

How would you assess your integration with the local students (evaluation like in school from 1 to 5 with 1 as highest):
1

or describe in your own words:

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:
na internáte

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
84 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
doniesla by som si vlastné obliečky; je potrebné si kúpiť po príchode vlastný matrac, vankúš aj deku

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
pri podávaní prihlášky na univerzitu

What are the catering options?:
jedáleň, kde je výber jedál veľký a 7-11; 20 minút cesty autobusom je mestečko Puli a tam je toho veľa

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
takmer rovnaké, možno o niečo drahšie

Transport to location of placement:
univerzita ponúka autobus, ktorý privezie študentov z letiska (zdarma)

Rough prices for transportation:
vlak z Taipeia do Taichungu je cca 300CZK, potom autobus z Taichungu do Puli je 70CZK

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
v škole dostanú študenti študentskú kartu, s ktorou môžu cestovať autobusom, vlakom aj mestskou dopravou

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
z univerzity do Puli - školský autobus 15CZK
v Puli - peši (nie je MHD)

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
Bola som na jeden semester, takže povolenie k pobytu som nepotrebovala. Mala som len víza a musela som ísť na zdravotnú prehliadku.

What health insurance did you use? (rough price, advantages, disadvantages, is it necessary to arrange insurance at the university other than your home (Czech) insurance?):
Mála celosvetové cestovné poistenie, ktoré stálo cca 180€ na pol roka cez Generali.

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:
nie

Did you work during your studies?:
nie

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
nemám s tým skúsenosť

Tips for free-time activities:
cestovanie, turistika

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
95000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
20000 CZK

Number of supported months:
5

Total number of months:
5

What other sources did you make use of to finance your placement?:
vlastné na kúpu letenky a poistenia

If you received another grant, state which and how much in CZK:

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
0 TWD

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
0 TWD

b/ amount of tuition fees:
0 TWD

c/ amount of other fees (which):
0 TWD

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
14750 TWD

a/ of which for accommodation:
2750 TWD

b/ of which for catering:
5000 TWD

c/ travel and recreation:
7000 TWD

Any comments to the average monthly expenditure:

Recognition of foreign studies at the home faculty
How many credits did you gain during your studies (in the system of the foreign school)?:
6

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:
31

Did you know in advance which of your courses would be recognised by your home faculty?:
ano

What problems did you have with recognition?:
zatiaľ žiadné

Overall assessment
Assessment of personal benefit (1 = excellent):
1

Assessment of academic benefit (1 = excellent):
1

Evaluate the information and support provided by the foreign school (1 = excellent):
2

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:
Zo začiatku som mala problém s výberom predmetov, ale všetko sa vyriešilo.

What would you recommend to take with you:
Ja si vždy na študijný pobyt do Ázie beriem sprej na hmyz (použila som ho na mravce, inak s tým problém nebol).

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
Nádherný kampus v horách a akí sú taiwanskí študenti milí a nápomocní.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
Že tam nie je centrum pre výučbu čínskeho jazyka a čínština, ktorá sa tam vyučuje je na nízkej úrovni.

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