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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:
International Relations / International Relations

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 - 2022-07-19

Number of months:
5.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
Stránky Runi: Courses Approved for Exchange Students.
https://www.runi.ac.il/en/global/incoming-students/academic-information/

syllabus lze najít dle kódu kurzu na:
https://www.runi.ac.il/yedion/en/pages/generalsearch.aspx

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
1) Motivační dopis v AJ,
2) Strukturovaný životopis v AJ nebo ČJ,
3 Informace o úrovni jazykových znalostí.

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
9-14 měsíců

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
1. doklad o přijetí nazahraniční univerzitu
2. výpis účtu
3. formulář pro přihlášku A2 visa
4. doklad o ubytování


z důvodu Covidu byly potřeba ještě:
1. declaration of University to the Ministry of interior for Covid issue – (FROM THE UNIVERSTY)
2. declaration of Ministry of Health to the university- (FROM THE UNIVERSTY)
3. Israeli health insurance / Czech health insurance for the period in Israel (needs to cover covid 19)
4.vaccination certificate

Length of wait for visa:
1 týden

Fee for the visa:
1273 czk

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?:
registrace online; prvních 14 dní výuky probíhá add-drop period

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:
pro převod jsou tamní kredity násobeny 3x

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
předměty, které jsem absolvovala já probíhaly formou přednášek (případně seminářů), ukončeno závěrečným paperem

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
podobná

How did you receive study materials?:
online databáze, knihovna

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Dr. Barak Michael - Theaters of Global Jihad

škola vyniká ve výuce (a výzkumu) bezpečnosti (především se zaměřuje na counter-terrorism), proto doporučuji využít této příležitosti právě na problematiku bezpečnosti

How well is the school library equipped?:
skvělá

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
počítače jsou dostupné v knihovně, internet je k dispozici v kampusu, doporučuji vlastní notebook

Options from printing and copying:
ano (knihovna)

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

If yes then what?:
výlety, exkurze, semináře, shabbatové večeře, seznamovací aktivity

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?:
samostatný pokoj v bytě

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
607 USD

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
vč. energií

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
opalovací krém, lehký svetr do klimatizovaných prostor

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
při shánění vlastní ubytování doporučuji začít aspoň 2 měsíce před příjezdem; hledala jsem průběžně 2-3 měsíce před odjezdem a podařilo se mi sehnat 3 týdny před příjezdem

What are the catering options?:
menza v kampusu, restaurace, vaření (já jsem využívala především vaření)

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
ovoce, zelenina v sezóně - stejně/levnější
největší rozdíl - pečivo, mléčné výrobky - asi 3x dražší

celkově lze počítat průměrně 2x dražší

Transport to location of placement:
autobus

Rough prices for transportation:
cestovala jsem často a po celém Izraeli a platila jsem měsíčně asi 1400 czk

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
aplikace Moovit, přes kterou lze kupovat jízdenky

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
autobus (možnost dopravy takřka všude), vlak (dražší, rychlejší)

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
doporučuji zařídit si izraelskou SIM a Rav-Kav kartičku na MHD

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?):
roční pojištění ISIC, 3700 czk

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:
ano, zubní

Did you work during your studies?:
ne

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
studentské vízum nepovoluje možnost práce/brigády

Tips for free-time activities:
cestování

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
100000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
20000 CZK

Number of supported months:
5

Total number of months:
5

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

If you received another grant, state which and how much in CZK:
fakultní stipendium FSS, 28 500 CZK

 
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?:
25000 CZK

a/ of which for accommodation:
15000 CZK

b/ of which for catering:
5000 CZK

c/ travel and recreation:
5000 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):
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:
opalovací krém, lehký svetr, oblečení vhodné na návštěvu svatých míst

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
přívětivost místních

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

Further comments: