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Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

South Korea 2020/2021 Freemovers

Personal data
Mobility type:
study

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Economics and Administration

Field of study:
Ekonómia

Level of study during period of placement:
Bachelor

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
spring 2021

Period of placement (from-to):
2021-02-08 - 2021-06-22

Number of months:
4.50

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
www.asiaexchange.org
www.asiabroad.org

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
vypis znamok, motivacny list, potvrdenie o studiu, doporucenie od profesora anglictiny, test z anglictiny

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
minimalne 2-3 mesiace

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
korejske telefonne cislo, adresa pobytu, fotografia, potvrdenie o prijati na univerzitu

Length of wait for visa:
3 tyzdne

Fee for the visa:
50 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?:
ano

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?:
Registracia prebieha prostrednictvom internetovej stranky 2 tyzdne pred zaciatkom semestra a trva jeden tyzden, zahranicni studenti maju prednost v zapise predmetov. Zmeny v registracii su mozne prvy tyzden semestra.

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

Does the school use the ECTS system?:
no

If not then explain how the credits there were recalculated into ECTS:
Vacsina predmetov je ohodnotena 3 kreditmi, ktore sa rovnaju 5 kreditom na MUNI

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
3-hodinove prednasky alebo seminare. Sposob vyuky sa lisil od predmetu. Niektore predmety prebiehali len formou prednasky, ine formou seminarov - vyzadovala sa aktivna ucast na hodine.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
kvalita porovnatelna az vyssia

How did you receive study materials?:
profesormi odporucene ucebnice a knihy, vlastne poznamky z hodin

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Econometrics and Data Analysis

How well is the school library equipped?:
vyborna

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
vlastny notebook doporucujem, bezproblemovy pristup k pocitacom v kniznici, bezplatny pristup na internet v kazdej budove skoly

Options from printing and copying:
ano

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

If yes then what?:
rozne akcie sluziace na zoznamenie są s ostatnymi zahranicnymi a miestnymi studentmi

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?:
airbnb apartman

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
800 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
boli sme na byte dve, takze 400 eur mesacne na osobu

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
nic specialne, vybavenost bola dobra

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
internat asi mesiac dopredu, airbnb staci tesne pred odchodom, samozrejme cim skor, tym lepsie

What are the catering options?:
na kampuse bola skolska jedalen

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
potraviny su vyrazne drahsie, najma ovocie, ryza a maso

Transport to location of placement:
letecky

Rough prices for transportation:
500-600 eur spiatocna letenka

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
cim skor tym lepsie

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
Treba si zakupit T-money card, kde si vkladate peniaze, jedna jazda do 10 km metrom alebo autobusom stoji cca 1 euro. Najlepsi sposob prepravy je metro a autobus, zalezi od dlzky trasy, v noci spoje nejazdia ale taxiky su pomerne lacne.

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
Treba ist na imigracny urad, kde vam zoberu odtlacky prstov.

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?):
Staci mat ceske/slovenske poistenie. Cena cca 150 eur. Da sa poistit aj v Koreji, cca 30 eur mesacne.

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?:
neviem

Tips for free-time activities:
sightseeing, urcite sa oplati navstivit stvrt Hongdae, hlavne cez vikend, skvela moznost stretnut ludi z celeho sveta

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
56000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
56000 CZK

Number of supported months:
3,5

Total number of months:
4,5

What other sources did you make use of to finance your placement?:
rodicia

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

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
2200 EUR

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
100 EUR

b/ amount of tuition fees:
2000 EUR

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

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
1000 EUR

a/ of which for accommodation:
400 EUR

b/ of which for catering:
400 EUR

c/ travel and recreation:
200 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)?:
15

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:
25

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

What problems did you have with recognition?:
ziadne, profesori boli ustretovi

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):
1

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:
nie

What would you recommend to take with you:
nic specialne, vsetko są da kupit

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
krasny a moderny kampus, vsetky fakulty boli sustredene na jednom mieste

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
nic

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