Homo Cosmopolitan


HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #12 | Discover entrepreneurial spirit with Nika Kimeridze

In our upcoming episode of „HOMO COSMOPOLITAN,“ we dive into the dynamic world of Nika Kimeridze, a PhD student from Georgia and a holder of the Czech governmental scholarship. Currently pursuing studies at the Faculty of Management and Economics, Nika shares his fascinating journey as an entrepreneur with a passion for education. The episode also features Nika’s comparison of Georgia and the Czech Republic, with a surprising revelation about Georgia’s advancements in digitalization.

Nika’s entrepreneurial ventures include establishing multiple start-up companies, predominantly in the education sector, reflecting his commitment to sharing knowledge and empowering others. From managing a small winery in his homeland to a plan to open a Georgian restaurant in Zlín, Nika’s ambitions extend beyond borders.

Join us as Nika sheds light on his aspirations to become a successful businessman, drawing on the insights gained from his studies at TBU.

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #11 | Unlocking opportunities of studying and working abroad with Eva Bohmova

Join us in the latest episode of „HOMO COSMOPOLITAN“ as we explore the remarkable journey of Eva Bohmova, a student of Faculty of Multimedia Communications and graduate of Faculty of Humanities at Tomas Bata University in Zlín. From her unexpected summer adventures in the USA, Switzerland and Norway to her Erasmus+ exchange experiences in Norway and Finland, Eva shares the transformative impact of international education. As Eva’s story unfolds, discover the boundless possibilities for students to go abroad, learn, and grow.

Ready to be inspired? Listen to our new episode and let Eva’s cosmopolitan journey ignite your aspirations for a world of opportunities!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #10 | Pavel Zemliansky, an expert on academic writing

Pavel Zemliansky is a researcher, teacher and trainer with more than 25 years of experience in academic writing. Currently, he works at Oslo Metropolitan University and cooperates with the Faculty of Humanities. His publications have won national awards in the US.

Do you want to find out how to write an engaging academic paper? Why is interaction an essential key to e-learning activities?

Listen to our new episode and find it out!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #9 | Emmanuel, the best international graduate in the Czech Republic

Emmanuel Selase Asamoah, a graduate of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, is one of the most successful international graduates in the Czech Republic.

In 2020, he received the Award from the Czech National Agency for International Education and Research, which announces this reputable contest annually. He is currently employed at the University of Professional Studies in Accra as the Dean of the Faculty of IT & Communication Studies. He has also worked as a consultant to the UN in the sphere of investment opportunities in Ghana and is also a mentor to and legal representative of disadvantaged children and women in Ghana.

Do you want to learn more about Emmanuel and his work? Listen to our new episode!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #8 | My passion is cricket, says Ashish Matta

Ashish Matta is a New Delhi-born polymer specialist, cricket player and currently a Ph.D. student at Faculty of Technology.

As a vegetarian, what does he think about Czech cuisine? What is injection moulding? Does he like Czech movies?

Check out our new episode!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #7 | Meet the real Shakira, an always-smiling student from India!

Shakira Khan is a Master’s student of Marketing Communication at Faculty of Multimedia Communications.

Is marketing communication an alchemy? What is the common misinterpretation of Bata company in India? Is she afraid of artificial intelligence taking over jobs from marketing specialists? Does she like „Jízda králů“?

Do you want to learn more? Listen to our new episode!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #6 | Bohdan, a Czech Government scholarship holder from Ukraine

Bohdan Volodymyr Berezhnyy is a Master´s student of Polymer Engineering at Faculty of Technology. Last year he was awarded a Czech Government scholarship that enabled him to study at TBU in Zlín.

Why does he use a left hand frequently, and what does he like to do to improve the harmony of his mind and body? What is his opinion on the war in Ukraine?

We have discussed that and much more in this episode. Check it out!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #5 | Amanda, a Bostonian artist with love for (Czech) glassmaking

Amanda Lee is a Fulbright student studying at Faculty of Multimedia Communications. What is her relationship to Czech glassmaking culture? How could you use a welding torch and beer bottles to make art? Does she like Termix?

Listen to our new episode!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #4 | Meet Tony Vychodil, a triple citizenship holder

Antonín (Tony) Vychodil was born in the Philippines and raised in the USA. He currently lives in Zlín, where he studies Intelligent Systems with Robots at Faculty of Applied Informatics. How did he end up in Zlín? Does he see any cultural differences between Czech and US culture? What does he love about his studies?

You shall not miss this episode!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #3 | How TBU fueled Taha Jumaah’s passion for Environmental Engineering

Taha Jumaah is a Master’s student of Environmental Engineering originally from Bagdad, Iraq. Why did he choose Zlín over Brno? What are the environmental issues in Iraq, and what are biofuels? Does he like Czech beer?

Listen to our new episode and find it out!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #2 | My only religion is science, says Shweta Gautam

Shweta Gautam is a Ph.D. student of Food Technology whose only religion is science. How does a woman from the multi-million city of Delhi end up in Zlín? What are the antioxidants, and why are they important to our body? Can they slow our ageing? We have discussed that and much more in this episode. Check it out!

HOMO COSMOPOLITAN #1 | Has Bruce Dehning found a key for happiness?

Bruce Dehning, a former Fulbright scholar and research collaborator with the Faculty of Management and Economics, talked with us about his most crucial career point, a key to happiness and his strong connection to the Czech Republic.

Do you want to learn more? Listen to our brand new episode!