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Portugal 2018/2019 Freemovers

Personal data
Mobility type:
traineeship

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Arts

Field of study:
Theory of Interactive Media

Level of study during period of placement:
Master

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
spring 2019

Period of placement (from-to):
2019-02-01 - 2019-05-01

Number of months:
3.00

Activities before my departure abroad
What was your approach in organising the placement?:
Ako prvé som komunikovala so zahraničnou inštitúciou, prešla som viacerými pohovormi a potom som kontaktovala koordinátorku CZS ohľadom programu Freemovers. Všetko prebehlo bez komplikácii - vybavovanie aj komunikácia so zahraničnou inštitúciou.

What documents are required for acceptance on a placement at this organisation?:
Training Agreement, doklad o jazykových znalostiach, motivačný dopis

How far ahead did acceptance have to be organised? (in weeks):
12

Did you need a visa?:
no

Documents and materials needed for a visa:

Fee for the visa:

During the placement
Did you change the training agreement in the course of your placement (training agreement)?:
Nie

What is necessary to arrange immediately on arrival? What requirements and at which offices?:
Na žiadne úrady som ísť nemusela.

Describe your work/activity in the foreign organisation. Describe what specifically you did, whether the work corresponded to the agreed conditions and your field of study, and whether your work was independent and responsible, approximate working hours.:
Práca odpovedala dohodnutým podmienkam. Jednalo sa o neziskovú organizáciou, ktorá sa zameriavala na free walking tours po meste Lisabon. Mojou úlohou bola komunikácia ako so zákazníkmi tak aj s inštitúciami, s ktorými by bola možná spolupráca.

Did the organisation or local student organisations arrange any special events for foreign students on placements?:
yes

If yes then what?:
Výlety, meetingy, teambuildingy

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:
Lisabon, Portugalsko

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
300 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
vrátane energií, izbu som zdieľala s ďalšou osobou - náklady na bývanie sú v tejto lokalite veľmi vysoké

Who arranged your accommodation and how far ahead:
Ja v predstihu necelých dvoch mesiacov

Equipment, internet connection, what to bring:
netreba si priniesť nič špeciálne, všetko je dostupné

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
mierne vyššie

Transport to location of placement:
letecky z letiska Viedeň

Approximate price:
100 euro

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
nakupovať s predstihom

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
metro, autobusy, veľmi spolahlivá a rýchla doprava

How did you use health insurance? What type?:
Cestovné celoročné.

Did you have other insurance? Which?:
Nie.

Experience with insured events:
žiadne.

Tips for recreation:
Cestovanie po Portugalsku, spoznávanie kultúry Lisabonu.

Financial support and expenses
Monthly grant from the Centre for International Cooperation:
650 EUR

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

  
What was your average monthly expenditure during the placement (i.e. without the travel there and back)?:
700 EUR

a/ of which for accommodation:
300 EUR

b/ of which for catering:
200 EUR

c/ travel and recreation:
200 EUR

Any comments to the average monthly expenditure:

 
Experience with bank accounts/services. Do you recommend an account arranged abroad, use of Czech payment cards...:
Používala som českú kartu.

 
Did you pay to foreign organisations any fees? (insurance, materials, etc.):
Nie.

Did you receive a salary from the host business/organisation?:
no

If yes, what was your monthly salary?:
0 ???

 
Other advantages from the host organisation?:
Možnosti navštevovania platených tours zdarma, školenia.

Is it necessary to assume a larger amount at the start of the placement? If yes, what and for what purpose?:
Platenie depositu, zriadenie metro kartičky na cestovanie, poprípade kúpa nejakého nábytku.

Recognition of the foreign placement at the home faculty
Is the traineeship part of your field of study?:
yes

If yes - is it a compulsory or optional part?:
Voliteľnou.

How will your traineeship abroad be recognised at the home faculty?:
Voliteľný predmet.

How many ECTS credits did you/will you get?:
30

Were there serious problems arranging recognition of the placement?:
Nie.

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

Assessment of academic benefit (1 = excellent):
3

Do you agree with the statement that, thanks to the experience gained during the placement you will be able to further develop your skills for work in your field?:
Čiastočne.

What did you most appreciate after completing your placement?:
Spoznanie mesta z pohľadu domácich obyvateľov.

Any serious problems during the placement?:
žiadne.

Do you have any recommendation for those that follow you? (e.g. what to take with them):
Nič špeciálne ma nenapadá. Všetko je voľne dostupné.