International Symposium “New Technologies in Sport” in Sarajevo, October 2017

The Faculty of Sport and Physical Education in Sarajevo in partnership with the Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina and in cooperation with the University of Sarajevo with the co-funding from the Central European Initiative is pleased to extend a cordial invitation for the participation in the Conference which is to be organised as part of the annual International Symposium “New Technologies in Sport” on the topic of „Entrepreneurship and Business in Sport “. The Conference will take place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on the 20th and 21st of October 2017.

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Ceremony for first set of graduates at University of Gjakova

Gjakova. The University of Gjakova "Fehmi Agani" in Kosovo has celebrated their first set of graduates with diplomas and diploma supplements from the University Gjakova. The elaboration of the diploma supplementwas supported by the project ALLED - Aligning Education with Labour Market Needs.

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Open call for architects and designers!

An open call for architects and designers has been launched within collaboration between independent civic platform ABC.ba and Foundation Revizor through the Patterns Lectures course Design and Crisis that will be held in summer semester at the University of Bihać (Bosnian and Herzegovina). It takes abandoned industrial heritage as a focal point and involves wider community to rethink local image of decay toward new ideas, projects, initiatives and eventual transformations.

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Novi Sad. Kick-off meeting CULTURWB project from 7th to 9th December 2016

The kick-off meeting of the project CULTURWB took place in Novi Sad from 7th to 9th December 2016.

University representatives from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Austria, Germany and the Netherlands came together at the University of Novi Sad to start a new Erasmus+ Project "Strengthening Capacities for Tourism Changes in WB: Building Competences for Quality Management of Heritage and Cultural Tourism"


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INCLUSION Kick-off meeting in Yerevan, December 1-2, 2017

Yerevan. More than 20 professionals from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, UK and Austria met in Yerevan from December 1-2, 2016 to kick-start a new, joint Erasmus+ Project - Development and Implementation of Social Dimension Strategies in Armenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina through Cross-regional Peer Learning/INCLUSION”. The meeting was held at the American University in Armenia (AUA) and gathered representatives from the fourteen members of the project Consortium.


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UNESCO chair in Human Rights and Human Security

Graz. In 2016, UNESCO agreed to establish a UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Human Security at the University of Graz to strengthen interdisciplinary teaching, research, academic cooperation and outreach in human rights and human security. The Chair supports UNESCO’s objectives of life-long learning and human rights education as a means to promote global citizenship, create inclusive societies and foster peace and stability. The inaugural event of the UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Human Security addresses the human right to academic freedom in Europe.

The inauguration takes place at the University of Graz on Monday 12. December. Find the info flyer here.


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APPEAR Filmtage in Wien

Wien. Im Rahmen des VIII. Mittelamerikanischen Filmfestivals lädt der OeAD am 5.Dezember 2016 zu einem Abend mit KEF-Schwerpunkt ein. Es werden drei Filme gezeigt und zwar "Mein Regenwald" eine schwedische Dokumentation über einen Mann, der sich auf die Suche nach "seinem" Stück Regenwald macht, das er als Kind im Rahmen eines Projektes mit anderen Schüler/innen gekauft hat.

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DEVCORE: Impact Analysis

Podgorica. Within the framework of the project DEVCORE -Development of Learning Outcomes Approach. A way to better comparability, recognition and employablility at the labour market, which is officially closing at the end of this month, from November 7 to 10, a site visit in Podgorica took place in order to conduct interviews and focus group discussions for the impact analysis.


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Talks on cooperation in strategic development projects at University of Sarajevo

On Friday 28 October 2016 a meeting of representatives of WUS Austria and representatives of the University of Sarajevo was held to talk about future joint cooperations in strategic development projects. The following topics were a particular focus during the talks: development of teaching and research, human resources, reform of curricula based on learning outcomes, development of information systems, and the development of databases necessary for the integrated University.

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WUS Austria takes part in the 7th DHG Forum on "Transformative Partnerships in Higher Education Cooperation"

Vienna. The 7th Annual Forum of the Donor Harmonisation Group took place in Vienna on 21th and 21st October and was organised by the OeAD. After introductory remarks by Andreas Obrecht on "Does knowledge emerge when knowledge is needed?" the forum continued with 5 sessions including vivid discussions.

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7th APPEAR Call is open!

It will be the last call for applications in the current programme period until 2020. The call is open for Academic Partnerships and Advanced Academic Partnerships.

Deadline for submissions is 31st of May 2017. For further information please visit the website of APPEAR:  https://appear.at/en/application/.