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Reichman University

Israel 2021/2022 Faculty agreements

Personal data
Mobility type:
study

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Social Studies

Field of study:
European Studies / European Studies

Level of study during period of placement:
Bachelor

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
spring 2022

Period of placement (from-to):
2022-02-18 - 2022-07-14

Number of months:
5.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
Na stránke Reichman UNI je zoznam všetkých predmetov pre dané odbory, ktorý je študentom zasielaný aj mailom.

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

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
V mojom prípade rok dopredu.

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
Acceptance letter from Reichman University, Vízový formulár, Doklad o financiách (buď výpis účtu/ potvrdenie o priznaní štipendia), letenky, poistenie, scan pasu, rodný list, residence permit (doklad o ubytovaní v ktorom bude študent bývať).

Length of wait for visa:
po dodaní všetkých dokumetov online a ich schválení ambasádou (čo trvalo tak týždeň), som dostal pozvanie na osobné stretnutie, kde som dostal víza. dokopy cca 2 týždne

Fee for the visa:
51 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?:
ano

When and how did course registration take place? Are there any restrictions? Possibilities of making changes?:
Vopred pred registráciou sme dostali zoznam predmetov, predmety sa dajú vyberať len v rámci katedry + pár celouniverzitných predmetov. Výber predmetov bol veľký a ich zápis prebiehal ako na MUNI, časová sútaž o miesta. Možnosť zmeny v predmetoch je prvé dva týždne štúdia.

Did you take any examinations at the foreign school?:
Ukončenie predmetov bolo v mojom prípade len formou eseje.

Does the school use the ECTS system?:
no

If not then explain how the credits there were recalculated into ECTS:
x3

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
RUNI použiva pomerne podobný štýl výuky ako MUNI. Kombinácia prednášok, seminárov, prípadne cvičenia na hodine, mid-terms formou paperu, eseje. Výuka bola zaujímavá, prínosná.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
Rovnaká

How did you receive study materials?:
všetko bolo dodané vyučujúci, prípadne dostupné v univerzitnej knižnici.

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Negotiation workshop

How well is the school library equipped?:
Dobrá

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
Všetko ok

Options from printing and copying:
Ano

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

If yes then what?:
Spoločné večere, výlety, zoznamovacie party, posedenia. Za program sa platí poplatok

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?:
Internát

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
700 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
cena neobsahuje poplatok za vodu, elektrinu + cca 20-30eur mesačne. Cena obsahuje internet, TV.

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
Internátna izba je plne vybavená: Skriňa, posteľ, kuchyňa - šporak, chladnička, mrazák, mikovlnka, kúpelňa - záchod, sprcha).
Poduška, paplón a kuchynské vybavenie nie je súčasťou izby - dá sa lacno kúpiť v obchode MAX 20.

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
3 mesiace dopredu

What are the catering options?:
v kampuse sa nachádza viacero kaviarní, menza, malý obchod

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
približne krát 3

Transport to location of placement:
Lietadlom - Ryanair

Rough prices for transportation:
okolo 50-150 eur

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
neodporúčam EL AL aerolínie.

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
MHD, kolobežky. Taxíky su pomerne drahé

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
nič

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?):
Zahraničné poistenie, cca 170 eur, je možnosť využiť aj izraelské poistenie poskytované školou, ktoré stalo oveľa viac - tušim okolo 1K eur.

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

Did you work during your studies?:
stáž na ambasáde, pracovanie je pri študentskom víze zakázané

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
RUNI poskytuje stáže, zapojenie sa do spolkov

Tips for free-time activities:
cestovanie

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
90000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
20000 CZK

Number of supported months:
4,5

Total number of months:
4,5

What other sources did you make use of to finance your placement?:
Fakultné štipendium FSS 3A

If you received another grant, state which and how much in CZK:
28 000 CZK, jednorázovo

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
0 EUR

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
0 EUR

b/ amount of tuition fees:
0 EUR

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

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
1500 EUR

a/ of which for accommodation:
700 EUR

b/ of which for catering:
500 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)?:
10

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?:
žiadnym

Overall assessment
Assessment of personal benefit (1 = excellent):
5

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:
Nie

What would you recommend to take with you:
-

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
Prístup profesorov a ich odbornosť - väčšinou absolventi Harvardu, prípadne prácujú priamo vo vláde/ v kancelárii premirra. Počas semestra sme absolvovali viacero hosťujúcich prednášok napríklad od predstaviteľov Mosadu, ICT, či FBI.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
Blízkovýchodný štýl - na všetko treba dlho čakať a mať trpezlivosť.

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