Exchange Students Blog

4 08, 2017

Nanjing Excursion

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by Eva Li

After visiting Beijing and our Buddies there, our next stop was Nanjing. Our Chinese
Buddies and the responsible teachers set up an intense and fun schedule for us.
On the first day, we met our Buddies at the Nanjing Normal University campus, which is
said to be one of the most beautiful ones in China. […]

4 08, 2017

Cultural Experience in Yunnan, South China

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 written by Oliver Beilharz

 After the MCM-program was finished, I did not immediately left China. I wanted to see another part of the country, so I went to Yunnan, a province in the very South of China.
I want to share my personal experience, which I had in a mountain village with locals harvesting the honey […]

18 07, 2017

Contemporary Art in China

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by Miriam Hettwer

One of our classes at Fudan University Shanghai was quite different from the others. When you study Media and Communication, you usually would expect courses about Media Practice, Media Economy, Media Politics etc. But many people forget that art is also a way of communication with strong visual statements and messages. Hence, […]

18 07, 2017

The Plank Walk at Hua Shan (华 山 )

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by Dominik Bogensperger

Within my travels in China, the plank walk has been one of the most exciting experiences I had. And probably also the most stupid one…
After visiting Xi´an, one of the former capital cities of China and known for a lot of cultural heritage, including the very famous terracotta army, I decided […]

18 07, 2017

Smombie Land Shanghai

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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

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 […]