ISOIS ▸ Final reports

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ADA University

Azerbaijan 2019/2020 Faculty agreements

Personal data
Mobility type:
study

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Social Studies

Field of study:
Social Policy and Social Work / Social Work

Level of study during period of placement:
Bachelor

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
spring 2020

Period of placement (from-to):
2020-01-13 - 2020-03-17

Number of months:
3.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
v materiálech zaslaných zahraniční univerzitou, na webových stránkách zahraniční univerzity

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
learning agreement, potvrzení o nominaci domácí univerzitou, vízum

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
půl roku

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
nominace zahraniční univerzitou, občanský průkaz

Length of wait for visa:
10 dní

Fee for the visa:
500kč

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?:
ano

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

When and how did course registration take place? Are there any restrictions? Possibilities of making changes?:
probíhá na začátku semestru po získání potřebných instrukcí od zahraniční univerzity, existuje možnost zapsané kurzy změnit v určitém omezeném období po zápisu

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

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:
frontální i participativní výuka v závislosti na konkrétní hodině a konkrétním vyučující, skupinové práce a skupinové projekty, individuální eseje

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
celkově horší, s vyjímkou některých předmětů

How did you receive study materials?:
od vyučujících skrze studijní platformu univerzity, případně v univerzitní knihovně

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Research methods 1 - Dr. Umut Ozkaleli

How well is the school library equipped?:
dobrá

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
dost počítačů je nadstandartní, přesto je potřeba vlastnit osobní počítač pro vypracovávání školních povinností z domu

Options from printing and copying:
ano

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

If yes then what?:
různé seznamovací, volnočasové akce, dále dává možnost studentům uspořádat "svůj den" a představit tím svou zemi, pořádá výlety mimo hlavní město,...

How would you assess your integration with the local students (evaluation like in school from 1 to 5 with 1 as highest):
3

or describe in your own words:

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

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
210 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
v ceně nejsou zahrnuty poplatky za internet a energie

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
byty jsou kompletně vybavené, v některých bytech však chybělo některé nádobí

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
cca měsíc předem, nicméně univerzita nabídne ubytování automaticky

What are the catering options?:
školní jídelna, restaurace, vlastní vaření

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
mírně levnější než v ČR

Transport to location of placement:
nejjednodušší je využít některou ze služeb Bolt, Uber,..

Rough prices for transportation:
cca 3 koruny za jednu jízdu veřejnou dopravou, cca 30 korun za jednu cestu s využitím služby Bolt

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
letenka z Budapešti do Baku společností Wizz air

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
MHD, taxi, Bolt

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
povolení k pobytu (včetně nutné zdravotní prohlídky), změny k learning agreement

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?):
cestovní pojištění Kooperativa - cena cca 7000

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:
ano, zdravotní prohlídka pro vyřízení povolení k pobytu

Did you work during your studies?:
ne

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
nevím

Tips for free-time activities:
aktivity pořádané mezinárodními studenty nebo univerzitou pro mezinárodní studenty, dobrovolné lekce o Ázerbájdžánském jazyce a kultuře

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
80000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
16000 CZK

Number of supported months:
5

Total number of months:
5

What other sources did you make use of to finance your placement?:
stipendium mi bylo vyplaceno až po nějaké době v zahraničí, bylo tedy nitné veškeré počáteční výdaje a první měsíc pobytu hradit z vlastních zdrojů

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

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
350 AZN

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
150 AZN

b/ amount of tuition fees:
0 CZK

c/ amount of other fees (which):
200 AZN

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
9000 CZK

a/ of which for accommodation:
5500 CZK

b/ of which for catering:
2500 CZK

c/ travel and recreation:
1000 CZK

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)?:
30

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:
30

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

What problems did you have with recognition?:
zdlouhavá komunikace s oběma univerzitami, nejasné informace

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

Assessment of academic benefit (1 = excellent):
4

Evaluate the information and support provided by the foreign school (1 = excellent):
3

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:
koronavirovou krizí

What would you recommend to take with you:
notebook

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
materiální zabezpečení univerzity

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
celkově nízká kvalita výuky

Further comments: