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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:
Security and Strategic Studies / Security and Strategic Studies

Level of study during period of placement:
Master

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
spring 2022

Period of placement (from-to):
2022-02-21 - 2022-07-11

Number of months:
5.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
Webové stránky univerzity

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
Standardní sada dokumentů vyžadovaná CZS

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
3-4 měsíce

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
Zašle na požádání ambasáda Státu Izrael v ČR e-mailem

Length of wait for visa:
Dva týdny, 2x je nutné dorazit na ambasádu osobně.

Fee for the visa:
Informaci podá ambasáda Státu Izrael v ČR

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?:
Mgr studenti zašlou požadované předměty na studijní oddělení Reichman University. Ty jsou jim registrovány. Je možné je 2-3 týdny po začátku semestru upravovat.

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:
Místní hodnota kreditů byla násobena třemi.

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
Charakter výuky se významně neliší od výuky na MU. Pouze snad vztahy studentů a vyučujících, které jsou v Izraeli zpravidla bezprostřednější/familiérnější.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
Srovnatelná. Více však zaměřená na praktické zkušenosti přednášejících.

How did you receive study materials?:
Vše online.

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Boaz Ganor, Daniel Reisner

How well is the school library equipped?:
K dispozici vše, co je třeba.

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
Počítače k dispozici v knihovně jsou, nicméně bez vlastního notebooku je práce výrazně komplikovanější.

Options from printing and copying:
Ano

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

If yes then what?:
Program IDConnect - různé seznamovací party, systém buddies (dva mezinárodní studenty + jeden místní), výlety po Izraeli.

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:

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:
Soukromý sdílený byt

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
1000 USD

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?:
V Izraeli je k dispozici vše, co kdekoli jinde na Západě.

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
Měsíc až dva předem.

What are the catering options?:
Jídelna v kampusu univerzity, otevřená v době oběda neděle-čtvrtek.

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
Vše 2x až 3x dražší

Transport to location of placement:
Vlak, bus. MHD funguje poměrně dobře.

Rough prices for transportation:
Srovnatelná s ČR

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
RavKav dopravní karta. Funguje v celém Izraeli na všechny druhy dopravy (z části i v Palestině). Po předložení potvrzení o studiu (dodá Reichman Univerzity) na pobočce RavKav je sleva na nabíjení karty ve výši 50%.

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
MHD má široké pokrytí, cenově srovnatelné s ČR.

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
Vízum. Řešit s ambasádou Státu Izrael v ČR. Během šabatu výrazně omezené busy, vlaky nejezdí.

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?):
Generali. Ccca 3000 CZK na celý pobyt. Využito, vše bez problémů.

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

Did you work during your studies?:
Ne

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
Studentské vízum zakazuje pracovat.

Tips for free-time activities:
Cestování po Izraeli a Palestině i po dalších zemích (Egypt, Jordánsko).

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?:
Fakultní grant

If you received another grant, state which and how much in CZK:
Cca 20 tisíc CZK, fakultní grant.

 
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?:
45000 CZK

a/ of which for accommodation:
23000 CZK

b/ of which for catering:
18000 CZK

c/ travel and recreation:
40000 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)?:
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?:
Žádným

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):
2

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:
Nikoli. Zaměstnanci i přednášející si někdy ovšem dávají s mailovými odpověďmi načas.

What would you recommend to take with you:
Nic speciálního. Jen je nutné počítat se středomořským počasím. Počátkem jara ale deštivo.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
Zkušenosti přednášejících z praxe. Zpravidla před působením na univerzitě působili ve státních složkách.

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

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