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Bc Radim Mach, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, ročník 4

Faculty Faculty of Civil Engineering
Field of study Building Construction
Field of internship Engineering, Other
Specialization of InternshipCivil Engineering, General
Internship period (from - to) 2.7.2018 - 14.8.2018
Internship duration (weeks) 6
Transport (means, price) cca 10000 Kč oneway
Insurance/Insurance company ISIC
Visa/Work permit (yes/no) no
Price of Visa -
City of Internship Zobrazit místo na mapě  China - Macau, Macau
Internship reference number MO-2018-CERT-01

About the country

Location of the place

China - Macau


Macau is Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China with the highest density of population in the world. Macau has become known worldwide as the "Gambling capital of the world".

Surroundings (possible trips, ...)

There are plenty of opportunities to visit country around Macau.
It is only 1 hour by ferry from Hong Kong.
5 hours by fast train to Guilin.
There are also cheap flights from Macau or HK to Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Mainland China etc.



University of Macau, Centre for Engineering Research and Testing

Work description

Calibrations of inclinometers, functionality checks of network interfaces and modules, structural material tests and experiments, surveying - levelling

Salary (sufficient for local conditions?)

6400 MOP was sufficient for living.

Language requirements

English is required

Accommodation (price, who provided it)

Postgrad house at the campus of University of Macau. The accommodation was for free.

Social life

Meeting IAESTE members (pick-up at the airport, organized events...)

No pick-up at the airport but we were informed how to get to university. There was dinner organized by IAESTE Macau.

Meeting other foreign students

Local IAESTE coordinator made a group chat for all incoming trainees so meeting new people was quite easy.

Sport and culture

Sports centre on the campus was perfect (gym, squash, badminton, basketball, tennis, beach volleyball, etc. Almost every Thursday we went to the Cubic club because there was free entrance and alcohol that night.

Food, local specialties

Cantonese food is really delicious. It is better to go for lunch/dinner with your Chinese colleagues, they know the places.

Other information

Possibilites to communicate with the Czech Republic


Recommendations for students who will go to the same place

Buy a macaupass for public transport.

What not to forget with you

Quick drying clothes. Sweatshirt because of airconditioning.

Benefits of the internship

Working in the international environment.

Cooperation with IAESTE in the foreign country

Without problems

Overall experience with IAESTE


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