Agreements with foreign partners


Final report on the abroad placement

Name of student:
Home university
Faculty:Faculty of AgriSciences
Coordinator:
 
Host institution
Name of institution:
Instituto Politécnico De Coimbra
Country:
Republic of Portugal
Coordinator:
Address:
Av. Marnoco e Sousa no.30, 3030-271 Coimbra
E-mail:
nunoferreira@icp.pt
Phone:
+351 239791250
Fax:
+351 239791262
 
Stay from 09/18/2017 till 02/09/2018.
Duration of stay 4.8 months.


Evaluation of the abroad placement


1. Preparation before departure

Recommended way of transport:
airplane, coach
Price of transport:2000 kč jednosmerne
Required type of insurance:
Povinné poistenie Mendelu
Price insurance:
2,850
Experience with an insured event:žiadne
Does receiving institution recognize Czech health instance?:
not
Other requirements of receiving university:
Nič špeciálne.
Reasons of interest in study abroad:
Spoznať inú kultúru, študijný systém
Where did you get information about the foreign study program?:
Informácie som získala z internetu.
Did you attend language course before your departure?:
not
How long did the language preparation take (in months)?:
0
Who organized the language training?:
What was the level of language training?:

2. Acceptance

Study documents required or issued during admission (except Application Form, Learning Agreement a Transcript of Record):
Nič nebolo požadované.
Administrative documents required or issued during admission (except Application Form, Learning Agreement a Transcript of Record):
Žiadne.
What fees were paid at university?:
Žiadne.

3. Accommodation, meals, local transport

Is accommodation for incoming students provided automatically?:
not
Does the university provide accommodation at student dormitories?:
not
Indicate the type, quality, method of assurance:
Ubytovanie som si musela zaistiť sama, hľadaním na stránkach alebo v mojom prípade až po príchode osobnými prehliadkami.
Another type of accommodation:
Prenájom izieb v byte.
Apartment equipment, dormitories (incl. information on internet availability):
Byt zariadený štandardne so všetkým čo k tomu patrí.
Please provide other comments about the accommodation (cooking facilities, fridge, etc.):
Does the university provide boarding in the canteen?:
yes
Another type of boarding?:
Please provide other notes on meals (basic food prices, etc.):
Cena obedu je 2,40 a zahrňna to polievku, hlavné jedlo a dezert. Ceny potravín sú o niečo vyššie ako u nás, ale sú to minimálne rozdiely.
Type of local transport:
coach
The type of fare and its amount:
Pri kúpe 10 lístkov je cena cca 0,50€ za jednu jazdu.

4. Study

Language of teaching at the receiving university:
English
Method and system of teaching at the receiving university:
Oficiálnym jazykom pre mňa mala byť angličtina, ale o príchode na škole neboli žiadne kurzy v angličtine. Našťastie profesori ovládali angličtinu a dalo sa s nimi dohodnúť.
Student work evaluation system (types of exams):
Všetky skúšky boli písomné
Were you included in regular classes with home students?:
yes
Did you work independently (Ph.D. students, Final Thesis preparation, projects)?:
yes
Does the host university use ECTS?:
not
Did you study in special programs for foreign students?:
not
Provide brief information about the organization of studies at the foreign university:
Funguje to viacmenej ako u nás, prednášky sú nie úplne povinné pretože sú v portugalčine, cvičenia sú povinné.
Number of achieved exams:
4
Number of achieved credits:
4
Other achieved results:
Briefly evaluate the level of teaching:Úroveň výuky porovnateľná s našou.
Briefly evaluate your language preparation for teaching:
Priemerná.
What was the most difficult part of your study?:
Najobtiažnejšie bola účasť na hodinách, pretože boli celé v portugalčine a niektoré prezentácie a knihy som si musela stále prekladať.

5. Recognition of study abroad by home university

Has your study abroad been recognised at your home university?:yes
Conditions for recognition:
Bolo potrebné odštudovať minimálne za 18 kreditov a dodať potrebné dokumenty.
What problems did you have to face?:

6. Finance

Approximate price for accommodation (per day) in local currency:
5
Approximate price for meals (per day) in local currency:4
Approximate price for transport in CZK:
0.50
Other costs (e.g. membership in student organizations, study texts, etc.) in CZK:
Describe or explain these additional costs:
Ubytovanie sa pohybuje najčatejšie v cenách cca 180€ na mesiac.
Total costs for the entire study stay in CZK:
60,000
What percentage is covered by the student grant for a stay abroad:
100
What do you consider financially unsustainable in the country?:
Portugalsko je relatívne lacná krajina, nič nebolo vyslovene neúnosné.
On the contrary, what can be saved on?:
Ušetriť sa dá hlavne na cestovaní. Ak si kúpite väčšie množstvo lístok na MHD je to lacnejšie. Tak isto vlaky a autobusy, najlepšie je ich kupovať online a aspon 3 dni dopredu.
In how many installments was the financial reward handed over?:
1
How was the financial reward handed over?:
na účet KB
What other finace sources di you use for the study stay?:
vlastné úspory

7. Free time

How did you spend your free time?:
Cestovanie, šport
Was a program been organized for international students at the host university?:
yes
The form of such program:
ESN skupina organizovala skupinové výletu po celom Portugalsku a samozrejmosťou boli aj párty a akcie skoro každý deň.
What student organizations did you take part in?:ESN
Degree of your integration among home students (1 none, 5 large):
3
Services for students:
Possibility of sports:
yes
Expand these options:
Plno ihrísk, bazény, tenisové kurty, jazdectvo
Were you given access to libraries?:
yes
Were you given access to the Internet?:yes
In what way (at school, at the place of accommodation, WiFi, etc.):
v škole
Possibilities of work during your study:
nezisťovala som, ale myslím že pre zahraničných študentov je to relatívne ťažké, nakoľko je potrebné rozprávať po portugalsky

8. Advice and tips for other students

What problems did you encounter during your studies abroad?:
Prvým problémom bol šok, že škola neponúka kurzy v angličtine. Ale aj napriek tomu sa to dalo zvládnuť po dohode s profesormi.
What problems did you encounter in preparing your journey?:žiadne
What positive experience did you encounter while preparing your journey?:
Pracovníčky na študijnom oddelení sú veľmi nápomocné, so všetkým ochotne pomôžu.
What positive experience did you encounter while preparing your journey?:Profesori boli veľmi milý, dalo sa s nimi na všetkom dohodnúť.

9. Willingness to cooperate

Are you willing to cooperate with the International Office when a foreign student arrives?:
yes
How (eg to pick up a student at the railway station, show him/her the dormitories and the city, participate in organizing parties and excursions for foreign students, etc.):Vyzdvihnúť študenta, ukázať mu mesto, koleje.

10. Overall evaluation of the stay

How do you rate your study stay overall (1 very bad, 5 excellent):
4
Verbal evaluation of your study stay (expand):Celkovo pobyt hodnotím veľmi kladne. Ani nie kvôli škole na ktorej som pôsobila, keďže som sa tam stretla s viacerými prekážkami ale hlavne kvôli skvelým možnostiam cestovať. Mala som veľa voľného času a Portugalsko je naozaj krásna krajina.
Proposals for improving the system of foreign program:Mne to vyhovuje tak ako to je.