ISOIS ▸ Final reports

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Zhejiang University

China 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
spring 2020

Period of placement (from-to):
2019-09-01 - 2020-06-30

Number of months:
10.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
U vyučujúcich na našom obore alebo na stránke semináru čínskych štúdii

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
Odporúčací list, výpis známok, motivačný list, jazykový certifikát

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
Asi tak semester dopredu

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
Akceptačný list z prijímacej univerzity, vytlačená online žiadosť o víza, zdravotná prehliadka

Length of wait for visa:
Asi týždeň

Fee for the visa:
okolo 40 eur

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?:
Nie úplne

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

When and how did course registration take place? Are there any restrictions? Possibilities of making changes?:
Prvé dva týždeň od začiatku semestra sa dajú predmety registrovať aj odregistrovať. Informácie o predmetoch sme dostali počas orientation class niekedy v prvom týždni

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

Does the school use the ECTS system?:
no

If not then explain how the credits there were recalculated into ECTS:
Prepočítala to osoba zodpovedná za študijnú mobilitu na našom obore

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
Zväčša išlo o prednášky a semináre. Počas semestra sme museli robiť prezentácie alebo napísať rôzne eseje. Niektoré predmety mali aj "field lesson"

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
Veľa vecí ktoré sme preberali, sme sa už učili na MUNI. Pre mňa bol najdôležitejší jazykový kurz čínštiny ako taký.

How did you receive study materials?:
Dostávali sme ich od profesorov. Informácie na eseje a projekty sme si hľadali sami.

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Najviac sa mi páčil predmet Business Chinese a Family and Life in Contemporary China

How well is the school library equipped?:
Majú všetko čo knižnica potrebuje

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
Škola disponuje aj vlastnou VPN, má počítače ale je výhoda mať vlastný. Wifi je v celom kampuse.

Options from printing and copying:
Aj v škole, aj v knižnici aj na internáte

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

If yes then what?:
Rôzne akcie v kampuse na zbližovanie čínskych a zahraničných študentov.

How would you assess your integration with the local students (evaluation like in school from 1 to 5 with 1 as highest):
4

or describe in your own words:

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:
V kampuse

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
0 ???

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?:
Na izbe je len posteľ, stôl, stolička a skriňa. V spoločných priestoroch je mikrovlnka, chladnička, horúca voda. V kúpeľni je fén na vlasy.

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
Dostanete ho automaticky k štipendiu

What are the catering options?:
V menze alebo takzvaný 外卖

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
Celkom podobné. Variť sa ale moc neoplatí lebo menza aj donáška sú celkom lacné.

Transport to location of placement:
Letecky a potom univerzitným busom na kampus

Rough prices for transportation:
Autobus asi 2yuani, taxi do mesta okolo 30.

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
Pozerať priamo letecké spoločnosti a kúpiť čím skôr.

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
Bus, taxi, aj share bikes. Všetko je relatívne lacné

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
Treba vybaviť povolenie k pobytu, so všetkým však pomáha univerzita.

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?):
Cez moju zdravotnú poisťovňu, mala som zľavu. Štátne štipendium od ČĽR poskytuje ich vlastné poistenie.

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:
Áno, stačí to zažiť raz.

Did you work during your studies?:
Nie

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
Oficiálne sa na študenské víza nesmie v Číne pracovať

Tips for free-time activities:
Výlety do blízkych miest ako Hangzhou, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
75000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
15000 CZK

Number of supported months:
5

Total number of months:
5

What other sources did you make use of to finance your placement?:
Univerzitnté štipendium a vlastné zdroje

If you received another grant, state which and how much in CZK:
Univerzitnté štipendium vo výške asi 5000KČ na mesiac

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
100 EUR

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
0 EUR

b/ amount of tuition fees:
0 EUR

c/ amount of other fees (which):
100 EUR

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
500 EUR

a/ of which for accommodation:
0 EUR

b/ of which for catering:
200 EUR

c/ travel and recreation:
300 EUR

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)?:
28

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:
55

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

What problems did you have with recognition?:
Ešte čakám na rozhodnutie, takže uvidíme či sa niečo vyskytne

Overall assessment
Assessment of personal benefit (1 = excellent):
2

Assessment of academic benefit (1 = excellent):
2

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

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:
Ani nie

What would you recommend to take with you:
Málo vecí, ale všetko sa tam dá kúpiť za dobrú cenu, tak aby ste mali potom miesto v kufri. Ak ale máte niečo špeciálne čo máte radi, ako napríklad čokoládu alebo naše sladkosti, tie berte so sebou lebo číňania nevedia robiť sladké.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
Krásny kampus

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
Časté zdĺhavé procesy a byrokracia

Further comments: