Youssouf CISSE

Youssouf CISSE
  • Motto: Be Somebody who makes Everybody feel like a somebody
  • Country of origin: Mali
  • Situation: Alumni (finished studying in the Czech Republic)
  • Higher education institution: Charles University
  • Field of study: Hydrogeology/Engineering Geology
  • Level of study: Doctoral

What made you decide to study in the Czech Republic?

I have got a scholarship from my government

Did your studies meet your expectations? How did you find the study programme, instructors, university facilities? Were there any differences from studying in your country?

Yes, the studies meet my expectations. The programme was good, the university facilities also. There are many differences from studying in my country.

What was the biggest surprise with regard to studying or living in the Czech Republic?

The biggest surprise was I couldn't speak french or english

What was your most memorable experience or what did you enjoy most as a student in the Czech Republic?

I really enjoyed geological excursion to many parts of the Czech republic (Moravsky Kras, Macocha, Punkevni Jeskyne, Zpivajici Fontana Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary, Sumava, Jeseniky, atd)

How do you think your time in the Czech Republic has helped your studies and/or your career?

It helped me to get to University as a lecturer

Do you have any advice for students thinking about studying in the Czech Republic?

Not to hesitate to go there. Just be ready to learn czech language

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