ISOIS ▸ Final reports

Host country:
Host institution:
Mobility type:
Program:
Faculty:
Ac. year:
Semesters:
Study level:
Language filled in:

"Gabriele d'Annunzio" University of Chieti-Pescara

Italy 2022/2023 Other

Personal data
Mobility type:
study

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Arts

Field of study:
Literární komparatistika

Level of study during period of placement:
Doctoral

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
autumn 2022

Period of placement (from-to):
2022-09-19 - 2022-09-24

Number of months:
1.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
https://www.lingue.unich.it/node/9112

https://www.univ-brest.fr/gis-sociabilites/zoom_sur/International-Conference-on-Casanova-.cid213872

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
Abstrakt, CV

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
7 měsíců před konáním konference

Did you need a visa?:
no

Documents and materials needed for a visa:

Length of wait for visa:

Fee for the visa:

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?:
ne

When and how did course registration take place? Are there any restrictions? Possibilities of making changes?:
Abstrakt konferenčního příspěvku musel být schválen odbornou komisí, aby byla možnost se konference zúčastnit.

Did you take any examinations at the foreign school?:
Ne.

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:
Konference trvala dva dny, během kterých vystoupilo celkově přes 20 řečníků z Evropy a z USA.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
Úroveň konference byla vysoká a diskuze probíhala ve třech jazycích: italštině, francouzštině a angličtině, které bylo třeba plynule ovládat.

How did you receive study materials?:
Všechny materiály (včetně několika knih) obdrželi účastníci konference na místě zdarma.

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
-

How well is the school library equipped?:
Školní knihovna je vybavena jedinečnými spisy. V knihovně mi bylo umožněno studovat a pracovat na dizertaci po dobu 3 dnů před začátkem konference a já jsem ráda této možnosti využila.

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
Je nutné mít vlastní notebook a data.

Options from printing and copying:
Vše je možné; zpoplatněno.

Does the foreign school/student organisation arrange special events for exchange students?:
no

If yes then what?:

How would you assess your integration with the local students (evaluation like in school from 1 to 5 with 1 as highest):
2

or describe in your own words:
Všichni účastníci konference byli velmi přátelští a otevření diskuzím.

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:
V apartmánu ve městě (Via Firenze 141, Pescara) pronajatého přes Booking.

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
1000 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
Cena obsahuje plné pronajmutí bytu (týdně 205 euro).

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
Byt byl zcela vybaven.

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
Jelikož se jednalo o konec letní sezóny, doporučila bych zhruba 6 měsíců předem.

What are the catering options?:
Kuchyně v bytě byla plně funkční, jinak samozřejmě restaurace, pekárny a bary byly všude kolem.

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
V supermarketech zcela srovnatelné, v restauracích vyšší zhruba o 30 %.

Transport to location of placement:
Letecká doprava z Prahy do Pescary.

Rough prices for transportation:
2 500 – 3000 Kč za jednu cestu (vlak, letadlo, shuttle z letiště do místa bydliště v Pescaře a zpět).

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
Do Pescary se dá letět i nízkonákladovými lety.

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
Všude se dá dojít pěšky, Pescara není zase tak velké město. Fungují tu však i městské autobusy.

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

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?):
Jen základní připojištění, cca. 600 Kč na 5 dní.

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:
Ne.

Did you work during your studies?:
První tři dny pobytu jsem pracovala na své dizertační práci v knihovně a další dva dny jsem byla na konferenci od rána do večera.

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
Spíše špatné.

Tips for free-time activities:
Moře, gastronomie.

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
11250 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
11250 CZK

Number of supported months:
1

Total number of months:
1

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

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

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
0 CZK

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
0 CZK

b/ amount of tuition fees:
0 CZK

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

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
15000 CZK

a/ of which for accommodation:
6500 CZK

b/ of which for catering:
2000 CZK

c/ travel and recreation:
6500 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)?:
0

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:
0

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

What problems did you have with recognition?:
žádným

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):
2

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:
Ne.

What would you recommend to take with you:
Nic speciálního.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
Ochota a vstřícnost profesorů.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
Absence Wifi.

Further comments: