Innsbruck. On Tuesday and Wednesday, 10th and 11th July, staff of the University of Banja Luka and of WUS Austria visited the Kinder-Sommer-Uni organized by the Junge Uni Innsbruck. The visit was organized as a part of the SiS Catalyst Mentoring Program. After the training held in April in Banja Luka, the visit was the second part of preparations for Children’s University Phase III which will be held from 22nd-26th September at the University of Banja Luka.
Nizhny Novgorod/ Zhdanovets. the members of the project INARM- Informatics and Management: Bologna-Style Qualifications Frameworks met in Russia to discuss the ongoing development of Sectoral Qualifications Frameworks in the fields of Informatics and Management.
Within the Tempus project “PhD in Food Science and Technology and Creating Capacities for PhD Reform at the University of Prishtina / Kosovo”, at the Faculty of Philosophy the final meeting including a conference on the topic “Doctoral Education in Kosovo – Trends and Challenges” was organised on the 12th and 13th of June 2014. Agenda of the event is available here.
Thessaloniki. From 21 – 24 June 2014 a workshop for curriculum development took place within the framework of the project “MAIN - Mastering innovation in Serbia through development and implementation of interdisciplinary post-graduate curricula in innovation management”.
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 a workshop was held on Learning Outcomes.
Graz. May 28-30, 2014, WUS Austria organized a training seminar in the frame of the Tempus PICASA project. The aim of this project is to promote the recognition of Eastern Neighboring Area HE systems – namely in Armenian, Georgia, Belarus and Ukraine - through fostering the international dimension of the HEIs on the institutional level and within their study programs.
Prishtina. Within the framework of the project Higher KOS - Promoting Institutional Development in Higher Education and Research in Kosovo a workshop took place from 26.-29. May 2014 on the topic of project application management. The workshop series included contributions from the consortium partners of the project - ZSI, OeAD and WUS Austria as lead partner of the consortium. The topics inter alia included time and resource management in application processes, stakeholder analysis, risk analysis, financial resources and budgeting, and "gender" as an exmample of cross-cutting topics.
Almaty/Astana. A project meeting was held in the framework of the Tempus project QUADRIGA in Kazakhstan, including also project partners from Austria, Germany, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The overarching topic of the meeting was "Learning Outcomes in the context of the National Qualifications Framework: planning, achievement, measurement".
Vienna. The kick-off meeting for the 2014/2015 PATTERNS Lectures took place at the HUB Vienna from 7 to 9 May 2014.
It gathered sixteen lecturers, who introduced 12 new courses that will be offered at higher education institutions in seven different countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe during the 2014/2015 academic year, as well as four PATTERNS Lectures Advisors and the PATTERNS Lectures team.
From 5th-7th of May 2014, WUS Austria held a project meeting and training in
course of the Tempus VERITAS project, focusing on the implementation of
Salzburg Principles in Republic of Armenia and EU. The 46 participants
consisted of representatives from project partners mainly from Armenia, but
also Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden and Austria. The learning outcomes
were to gain knowledge about the EU and the Armenian system of PhD education,
knowledge about adoption of the new guidelines in the frame of Salzburg
Principles and its implementation to the Armenian system of HE.
One Month Study Visits to Austria - new call is open!
The deadline for submission of applications is 30 September 2014. For more information click here.