Report about passage of studies at the Mendel University in Brno under the program of academic mobility
I am Urazshaev Alibi Gabitovich, a 3rd year student of the Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz, majoring in World Economics, studied under the academic mobility program at the Mendel University in Brno from October 15, 2019 to February 6, 2020. In a foreign university I studied subjects such as “Business economics”, “Tax system”, “International marketing”, “Legal environment of business”, “Principles of the European integration in the world perspective”, “Economic geography and social aspects of EU membership”, “International business culture and communication”.
Mendel University in Brno is one of the oldest universities of the Czech Republic in the field of forestry and agriculture. It was named after outstanding scientist in the field genetics, Gregor Mendel. It was founded with direct participation of T.G. Masaryk in 1919 and was called back then as “Agriculture high school”. It is now a state university, which is financed by the Ministry of education, youth and sports. It consists of 5 faculties.
Alongside with Czech students, I studied with students from Germany, Poland, Austria, France, Finland and other European countries. Accordingly, the studies were taught in English, level of English language among students and teachers was at a high level. We worked in groups with other students, which allowed us not only perform tasks together, but also share their outlook, culture and traditions of their countries. Final scores were exhibited in accordance with presentations and final exams. Over the weekend, I managed to visit various cities of Czech Republic and bordering countries.
Of course, all the knowledge gained during training will be useful to me both in everyday life and in a future career. Period of my semester studies at the Mendel University in Brno is a time of gaining invaluable experience in studying in a completely different university tradition, acquiring acquaintances that will be useful in the future, and, on the whole, versatile development and broadening my horizons.
I would like to sincerely thank our university and our rector, Aymagambetov Yerkara Balkaraevich, for the opportunity, to study at one of the best universities in Europe, and also to our International relations Office, which helped with all the documentation and emerging issues.