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University of Kansas

USA 2018/2019 Partner universities

Personal data
Mobility type:
study

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Economics and Administration

Field of study:
Hospodářská politika

Level of study during period of placement:
Bachelor

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
spring 2019

Period of placement (from-to):
2019-01-07 - 2019-05-17

Number of months:
4.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
Na webové strance univerzity.

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
Vzpis znamek (Transcript of Records), motivační dopis,a tak dál. Zaleží na univerzitě.

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
Asi několik měsiců

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
Pas (občanský průkaz), dokument DS-2019 (dostanete od univerzity),vytisknuté potvrzeni o schůzce a poplatku v systemu SEVIS, a jiné dokumenty na požadaní.

Length of wait for visa:
tyden nebo dva

Fee for the visa:
160$

Studies
Did you have a Learning Agreement signed before your departure?:
no

If not, why not?:
Neměla jsem ještě ji podepsanou ze strany hostitelské univerzity.

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 probíhá electronický ještě před odjezdem. Změnit kurzy je možné během několik prvních měsiců.

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:
Způsobem C (uznání jako volitelný předmět ostatním způsobem.

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
Způsob výuky je podobný našemu. Vyuka probíhala pomoci seminířů (LAB section) a lekci. Domací cvičení jsme muselí připravovat někdy i pro lekce. Studenty ziskavalí body které na konci semestru se přepočitavali ve finalní znamku.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
Asi stejná.

How did you receive study materials?:
Pomoci informačního systemu, a učebnic.

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Accounting 200.

How well is the school library equipped?:
Nenajdete tam učebnice. Budete muset jich koupit.

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
Počitače jsou dostupné asi v každé budově Univerzity, taky připojení na internet. Někdy budete muset potřebovat notebooky pro praci na seminářích.

Options from printing and copying:
Ja jsem tiskla na svém koleji dolů.

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

If yes then what?:
Toho bude opravdu hodně.

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

or describe in your own words:

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:
Ve Jazhawker Towers (on-campus)

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
0 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?:
Měla jsem kuchyňský kout, vlastní pokoj (pokoj pro dva lidi), a taky společné SZ. S sebou bychom měli přivest (raděj koput už po přijezdu) nádobí, a ložní prádlo.

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
Asi několik měsiců (Raděj co nejdřívé)

What are the catering options?:
Můžete si pořidit meal plan a stravovat v jidelně (dinning center), nebo když budete bydlet ne na kolejich, můžete vařit sami.

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
Trochu dražší

Transport to location of placement:
Budete muset objednat taxik z letiště.

Rough prices for transportation:
Kolem 1000$

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
Kupujte co nejdřív.

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
Jezdí autobusy, mužete si pronajmout kolo. Můžete zkusit chodit i pěšky.

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

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?):
Použil jsem univerzitní zdravotní pojštění UHCI, cena kolem 700$, nevyhody byli v tom, že pojštění nezahrňovalo pěči u zubního a očního lekaře.

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:
Chodila jenom k zudnímu lekaří.

Did you work during your studies?:
Ano.

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
Pracovat mužete v kampusu, ale předem musite pořidit souhlas.

Tips for free-time activities:
Cokoliv.

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

Monthly grant in CZK:
0 CZK

Number of supported months:
4

Total number of months:
4

What other sources did you make use of to finance your placement?:
Stipendium hostitelské univerzity.

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

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
0 ???

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
0 ???

b/ amount of tuition fees:
0 ???

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

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
0 ???

a/ of which for accommodation:
0 ???

b/ of which for catering:
0 ???

c/ travel and recreation:
0 ???

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)?:
13

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:
26

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

What problems did you have with recognition?:
Žadným.

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):
1

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

What would you recommend to take with you:
Co chcete.

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

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

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