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18 07, 2017

Smombie Land Shanghai

Categories: Austrian students in China, Exchange Students Blog|Tags: , , |

by Anne Marie Zeif

The German publishing house Langenscheidt nominated the neologism ‚Smombie‘ as the so called youth word of the year 2015. It is a combination of the two words smartphone and zombie and describes people who are staring at their smartphone and fading out their environment. The excessive use of smartphones in present-day […]

18 07, 2017

Beer Culture in China

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by Maximilian Egner

As we arrived in China, every beer-loving German was a little bit shocked by the Chinese beer drinking habits. Besides the unusual taste and the very low percentage of the beer, Chinese people drink their beer most of the time not cold and out of tiny glasses or even plastic cups. But […]

18 07, 2017

Culture Shock in China

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by Sandra Tritscher

Four months living on the other side of the world in Shanghai. For me. it was a very intense, interesting and amazing adventure. However, moving to another country you have never been before is a tough task. Especially in the first days and weeks I definitely had a so-called culture shock. You […]

18 03, 2017

Chinese and Austrian Students visit Munich Media Institutions

Categories: MCM Academic Blog||

by Regina Jehl & Anne-Marie Zeif

During their exchange semester in Salzburg Chinese students alongside their Austrian and German colleagues got the chance to visit some of the most important media institutions in Germany and Austria. On the 25th of October in 2016 they embarked on a journey to a fieldtrip to Munich.

First on […]

18 03, 2017

The Significance of Travel

Categories: Chinese students in Austria, Exchange Students Blog||

by Du Hong

I thought of writing something about travel when I missed my flight at Oslo airport in the end of a ten days travel. I asked myself the questions I had been haunted for a long time while I was struggling in working on my assignment at last minute in the prolonged trip […]

18 03, 2017

Development of the reality show in China from 2005 to 2015

Categories: MCM Academic Blog||

by Chen Yifan, Sun Xian, Zuo Shuhang

Reality show also called Reality TV,the first born in Europe,after which it was extensive followed by western media such as American public broadcasting companies and other western medias.

Currently Reality became the most popular television program. “Reality show” shows personal life in a settled environment and rules as the […]

18 03, 2017

Community Media: An Unfamiliar But Not Emerging Media Form

Categories: MCM Academic Blog||

by  Cao Sha, Hsu Yitien, Xu Duo

Preface

As part of the MCM program, we visited two local media in Austria, Radio Fabrik and FS1, on October 20th and November 3rd. These two media operate as radio station and television station respectively, however have a common attribute, that is, they are all community media. As for […]

18 03, 2017

Different Diet Culture between East and West

Categories: Chinese students in Austria, Exchange Students Blog||

by Xiao Chengjia

During the period of MCM program, one of my biggest progress is to start to learn how to cook. So, kitchen-the place where I never set foot in before becomes the place where I spend a lot of time. In the kitchen, I observe a lot of interesting difference between eastern and […]

18 03, 2017

Salzburg: a small city in a big event

Categories: Chinese students in Austria, Exchange Students Blog||

Every year, there will be about 20 MCM students coming from China and spend their 4 months in Salzburg. Every year, the Chinese students will experience something different and something similar here. However, in this year, a big event in Europe makes us suffer from a sense of worry even before the beginning of […]

18 03, 2017

Life of Immersion

Categories: Chinese students in Austria, Exchange Students Blog||

By Monica Fang from Fudan University
I still remember the moment when I took the interview of MCM a few months ago and was asked why I wanted to go to Austria, I tried to be ‘serious and academic’ by saying that I wanted to experience all phases of cross-cultural communication, from honey moon period, […]