Chinese students in Austria

18 03, 2017

The Significance of Travel

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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

Different Diet Culture between East and West

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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

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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

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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, […]

18 03, 2017

Live like Salzburg

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by Gong Menghan  

I am sorry but I have to admit, I have never heard of Salzburg before joining the MCM program, I couldn’t conceal my excitement when I knew it is the city where the world-famous film Sound of Music was shooted.

With the quiet Salzach river flowing through the city center, it is a […]

16 11, 2015

Who can Prevent German from being scientists? Nobody!

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by Guo Wenfeng

In China, an old saying goes that, there won’t be any difficulties for you if you learn mathematics, physics and chemistry well, which leads to kind of worship for science and Technology among Chinese students. As far as I am concerned, the rule goes better in Germany, also in Salzburg.

Established in 1903, […]

2 11, 2015

Feel the Charm of Music in Salzburg

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by Cao Sha from Fudan University
If someone asks me, what’s the deepest impression of Salzburg in your mind after a month of stay here? I will definitely tell him/her, it’s the fact that I get the true meaning of “Music City”. Well, even though it is all along the name of Vienna, I deem […]

20 04, 2015

World Café 2014/15

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Table 1:

Differences and similarities in teaching and learning styles/cultures of Chinese and Austrian students/ teachers

After one hour reflection, with four different groups, we came to the point, that there are more differences than similarities in the two countries. They have completely different education systems. The Bachelor in China includes eight semester and the Master […]

2 02, 2015

How does Community Media Develop in China?

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A Case Study of Radiofabrik in Austria in Comparative Perspective
by Zhang Ran, Zhang Xingyu, Shi Congyi

Introduction

Despite lack of a precise definition, the phrase “Community media” always connect with “participatory” ,”alternative” or “citizen”, which used to describe media produced by, for, and about local communities(cf. Carpentier, 2007:1-26; Rodriguez, 2001).

Community media was born in the late […]

2 02, 2015

The Belgium Media Industry in the Context of…

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The Belgium Media Industry in the Context of Multilingualism Language, Community and Cultural Identity
by Yihan Huang, Ke Yan and Tongying Wei

“If you turn on the TV at 7:00 in the evening, you will receive evening news in Dutch. Half an hour later, at 7:30 p.m., there is another evening news program broadcast in French. […]