Under the student exchange program
When communicating with residents of Korea, they spoke only English(but there were times when the person did not know English and used gestures).
Kazakhs and Kyrgyz studied at the University, so they also communicated in Kazakh and Russian.
+ visit a new country, meet new people, try new food, get to know a new culture, take a break from the daily routine in your country, etc.
– close differences when arriving at your University, Finance, some subjects may not count in your University
There were no problems with documents, you need to apply for a visa
Made friends only among Kazakhs and Kyrgyz. Depends on the person(whether you are friendly or not).
Koreans never made contact first(Kazakhs are no longer considered foreigners for them :). If you need
help Koreans they will do everything possible to help, but after that they will not support communication.
About 2 million tenge if you want to bring gifts and take a walk in the country
Average of 500-600K tenge
The University did not provide us with a person who would help us get to uni. So we spent the entire first day to get to it.
Do not think long to go or not, if possible, be sure to go.
Pros: you learn a new culture, make new friends, change your Outlook on life, learn independence
Cons: you miss your family
You need to apply for a visa, a list of all documents provided in advance, there was a visa of $ 60(as far as I remember)
We found a lot of friends from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, and we didn’t communicate with any
The flight cost about 275tych. round-trip direct flight AirAstana, accommodation 700$
No, knowledge of the Korean language
Find students who study there and agree with them to get to the University together