ISOIS ▸ Final reports

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Host institution:
Mobility type:
Ac. year:
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National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

Taiwan 2018/2019 Partner universities

Personal data
Mobility type:

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Arts

Field of study:
Kulturní studia Číny

Level of study during period of placement:

Language used:

Summer/winter school?:

Period of studies:
autumn 2018
spring 2019

Period of placement (from-to):
2018-09-03 - 2019-06-21

Number of months:

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
Online na internetové stránce:

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
Application form, curriculum vitae, study plan, transcript of academic records, copy of student ID card of the home institute, copy of valid passport

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
5 měsíců.

Did you need a visa?:

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
pas, formulář, 2 fotografie pasového formátu, dokument ověřující účel cesty, doklad o přijeté ke studiu, doklad o stipendiu, osvědčení o zdravotní způsobilosti

Length of wait for visa:
dva pracovní dny

Fee for the visa:
1 311,-

Did you have a Learning Agreement signed before your departure?:

If not, why not?:

Before your departure did you know how your courses would be recognised by your home faculty?:

During your stay did you change your Learning Agreement?:

When and how did course registration take place? Are there any restrictions? Possibilities of making changes?:
během prvních dvou týdnů, u některých předmětů jsou potřebné prerekvizity, možnost změny je během celého semestru

Did you take any examinations at the foreign school?:

Does the school use the ECTS system?:

If not then explain how the credits there were recalculated into ECTS:

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
studium probíhá poměrně stejně jako na MU, jen s tím rozdílem, že místo závěrečných zkoušek mají i zkoušky uprostřed semestru. Hodnocení bylo na základě úkolů, prezentací, projektů a zkoušek.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:

How did you receive study materials?:

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Curent World Affairs

How well is the school library equipped?:
srovnatelná s MU

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:

Options from printing and copying:

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

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):

or describe in your own words:

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
145 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
cena obsahuje pouze vodu, elektřina je potřeba dokoupit

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
postel, skříň, stůl, lednice

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
2 měsíce

What are the catering options?:
bufet, restaurace, fast food

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

Transport to location of placement:
letecky, autobus

Rough prices for transportation:
letenka 16 000,-
autobus 20,-

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
rezervovat hodně dopředu

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
kolo, pěšky, MHD

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

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?):
pojištění od ZPMV, 8 000,-, není třeba

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:

Did you work during your studies?:

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:

Tips for free-time activities:
moře-koupání, hřiště-sport, cestování

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
190000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
20000 CZK

Number of supported months:

Total number of months:

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

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:

b/ amount of tuition fees:

c/ amount of other fees (which):
20000 CZK

What was your average monthly expenditure?:
20000 CZK

a/ of which for accommodation:
5000 CZK

b/ of which for catering:
10000 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)?:

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:

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

What problems did you have with recognition?:

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

Assessment of academic benefit (1 = excellent):

Evaluate the information and support provided by the foreign school (1 = excellent):

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:

What would you recommend to take with you:
léky na bolest (ibalgin), vitamíny

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

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
nedostatek kurzů v čínštině

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