Patricia Mendoza

Patricia Mendoza
  • Motto: To study is a lot funnier when you are at a Czech university
  • Country of origin: El Salvador
  • Situation: Alumni (finished studying in the Czech Republic)
  • Higher education institution: Masaryk University
  • Field of study: Education
  • Level of study: Bachelor

What made you decide to study in the Czech Republic?

Czech lifestyle and history is interesting for me and people are just so kind as to make our time in Czech Republic really nice.

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?

This experience was outstanding. I really love it. Studying at Masaryk University has been the best it could happened to me. My professors were so friendly and well prepared, I learned a lot not just cognitive knowledge but also life skills. There were some similarities with the studies in my country but also differences that make Czech studies a lot more interesting.

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

Students had a lot of benefits even to travel out of the country.

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

Flag parade; we were from different counties but together it felt like a huge family gathering to have fun in a warm country.

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

It helps to handle different perspectives and ways to learn English as a foreign language and I try to apply them to my classes nowadays.

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

Bring a nice camera as you will take pictures everyday! Don´t hesitate about studying in the Czech Republic!