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Intercultural Presentation : be an Erasmus in Hungary

Intercultural Presentation : be an Erasmus in Hungary



Marlene Cable Marianne Svay

Marlene Cable Marianne Svay



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    • Be an ERASMUS One year of discover One year as Erasmus One year in Hungary One year in Szeged
    • Plan
      • Introduction
      • Localisation
      • EILC program
      • University of Szeged
      • Our study program
      • Pedagogic environment
      • Cultural environment
      • Intercultural difference
      • Life in Hungary
      • ESN Szeged
      • Conclusion
    • Localisation Inhabitants : ~10 000 000 Capital : Budapest Currency : forint (HUF) Language : magyar
    • Erasmus Intensive Language Course (EILC) Program
      • To study the language of the host country in the host country before the beginning of the academic year
      • 4 weeks in August in Szeged or Budapest
      • Intensive courses: 8 hours per day
        • Learn the language:language and pratice classes
        • Discover the culture: cultural classes (politics, arts…)
      • Entertainement
        • Opening and farewell ceremony (traditional dance and food)
        • Guided tours every weekend
    • University of Szeged
      • Some information
        • 87 years of existence, since 1921.
        • 30,000 students and 7,000 employees
        • 2005 in the Top100 of European university
        • 1st university in Hungary
      • Szeged had various faculties, located everywhere in the city
      • List of Faculties
        • Faculty of Agriculture
        • Faculty of Arts
        • Faculty of Dentistry
        • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
        • Faculty of Engineering
        • Faculty of Health Sciences and Social Studies
        • Faculty of Law
        • Faculty of Medicine
        • Faculty of Music
        • Faculty of Pharmacy
        • Faculty of Science and Informatics
        • Faculty of Education (also called Juhász Gyula Teacher Training Faculty)
    • Our study program
      • 1st Semester
      • « Evaluation des services et formation des usagers » in French (Eniko Pajor)
      • Library methodology i n French (Eniko Pajor)
      • Knowlegde O rganization (Agnes Hajdu Barat)
      • Communication in Hungarian for pre-intermediate ( Nora P eter)
      • The Media in American Society (Andras Csillag)
      • Introduction to literature and culture (Atilla Kiss)
      • Register in the Faculty of Education Library and Information Science Department
      • No definite program but free choice of courses
      • 2nd Semester
      • « Système avancé de récupération de l'information » In French (Eniko Pajor)
      • « Management des ressources te c hn o logiques (veille) » In French (Eniko Pajor)
      • Organization and administration of information units (Agnes Hajdu Barat)
      • Communication in Hungarian for Intermediate ( Zsuzsanna G aal)
      • Hungarian and East-Central Europe History (past, present, perspectives) (Andras Csillag)
    • Pedagogic environment (1)
      • Learning agreement
        • Before going, 1st choice of courses
        • On the premises, check the validity of the learning agreement (some courses aren’t )
      • Timetable
        • Need to manage our self
        • Need to contact personally the teacher
        • Difficulties to get all courses we wanted, incompatibility of hours
    • Pedagogic environment (2)
      • Relationship with teachers
        • The same as in France (give their e-mail address, phone number)
        • When, small group, the contact is easier
      • Grading system
        • Grade from 1 to 5.
        • 5 = biggest notation
    • Cultural environment and adaptation to the country
      • Staying 1 year abroad involved passing throught differents phases « U curve » by Gobert in 1960
      • Honeymoon: first month
      • Culture shock: double line of time
      • Gradual adaptation: learn the habits but sometimes revival of deep cultural roots
      • Integration state „at home”: acceptation
    • Intercultural difference (1)
      • Language
        • Useful to know it : to understand when people talk, to order in restaurant, buy transportation tickets or buy stamps in the Post office
        • But difficult language (finnic language) e.g. “Egészég e dr e ”; “ Viszontlátásr a ”
        • German is more speak than English
      • Hungarian behavior
        • Hungarian are pessimist, but…
    • Intercultural difference (2)
      • Economy : level of standing’s life
        • Absence of middle class
        • Very rich / very poor
        • Homeless / baggers
        • Average income = 400€/month
      • Student’s status = lot of advantages
        • Free transportation card
        • Discounts : restaurant, cinema, sport
        • Activities : possibility to do sport for free
    • Life in Hungary
      • Erasmus Student Network (ESN) in Szeged (as ESN Nancy)
        • A ssociation to welcome and help the incoming (and outgoing) Erasmus students.
        • Help for finding flat, register in faculty and in everyday life
        • Organised trips and excursions : Gyula, Paprik ás Krumpli
        • European Club (every Thursday night in Jate Klub). Permit us to present and discover a country through traditional food, drinks, music, games…
    • Entertainemen t in Hungary
      • Traditional food and drink
        • Wine : Tokaj ( Hungary is famous for its numerous wine-producing regions )
        • 2 kind of liquor: “ Pálinka” ( from fruit ) or “Unicum” ( bitter based on medical plants )
        • Paprika, salami, fish soup and goulash ( soup composed with meat, potatoes and pastas, seasoned with chili and paprika )
      • Celebrations
        • National holidays: ceremonies on the 15th of March (revolution of 1848) and on the 23rd of October (revolution of 1956)
        • Szeged and its festivals: Open Air Theater (summer), Folk dance festival, the Szin (4 days of concerts near the Tisza river) , and gastronomic festivals: wine festival, beer festival and the International Tisza Fish Soup Festival
    • Conclusion: all the benefits of this year
      • Open-minding
      Autonomy Experiences Culture Meetings Travels Adaptation Knowledges Tolerance Curiousity Self-assurance
    • Thanks
      • International Relation Center
      • Information-communication department
      • Our region of Lorraine
      • The Library and Information Science department (LIS)