Kyubin from South Korea in Gdansk

Who are you? Briefly describe yourself (where do you come from, what do you study, etc.)

My name is Kyubin L. I am from South Korea. I study economics in south korea and here as well at the University of Gdansk. I study in the Kyungpook National University.

What has surprised you in Poland?

Cultural differences were surprising, so was the food. It was difficult to find the Korean food here.

How did you come up with the idea of studying in Poland?

Poland is a developing country and cheaper than other European countries.

Do you remember the first days of studying in Poland? Describe the struggles you went through.

Administration procedure for sending the documents were complicated. Language problems disabled me to find the directions to the faculty.

Tell us about the differences between studies in Poland and studies in South Korea:

Teaching style is different from that of Korean Professors. In Korea you only have an exam at the end, there are less presentations or essays as forms of assessment.

What do you like about studying in Poland?

There is a good condition for studies at the universities, and they are interesting.

Do you know any famous people from Poland?

Kopernicus from Torun.

Describe the places in Poland that have a positive influence on you:

Sopot had a positive influence, because people are friendly and I feel like at home here.

Tell us about the country you've always wanted to visit, but still haven't:

The United Kingdom, Because I want to see the Premier League of football game.

Are you a member of any student's club or organization? Tell us something about it:


Would you like to come back to Poland in the future? Why?

Yes, because I want to come and visit my friends.

Have you made any permanent relations with polish students ? What you like the most in them?

Yes I have couple of friends. They are friendly and kind.

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