Graz. More than 20 professionals from China, India, Mexico, Namibia, Russia, Spain, the UK and Austria met in Graz/Austria from April 14-16, 2015 for the UNIQUE Centres’ General Training (14-15 April) and project meeting to take stock of the overall implementation of the joint EU Erasmus Mundus Project - “UNIQUE – University Quality Exchange”. The meeting was held at the Fachhochschule Joanneum.
Pristina. Three Focus Group Interviews (FGIs) on the Social Dimension of the Bologna Process were conducted in Pristina between March 11-13. The altogether 19 participants in the FGIs included higher education teaching staff, university management, education authorities, CSOs and students from Bosniak, Roma and Turkish communities. The concept of the social dimension of higher education was first developed within the Bologna Process in the Prague Communiqué of 2001 and, broadly speaking, refers to the goal of removing inequalities in access to higher education in the European Area of Higher Education.
The Consortium meeting was hosted by the University of Belgrade and jointly organized with the University of Novi Sad. All project partners actively participated in this meeting since every partner gave a progress report for its own institution. All project activities which have been implemented so far were discussed and an outlook on the future activities was given. Moreover, the project management team provided information and guidelines on the upcoming interim report and the financial partner reports.
Budapest. Meeting within the TEMPUS project KTU: Knowledge Transfer Units - From Applied Research and Technology-Entrepreneurial Know-How Exchange to Development of Interdisciplinary Curricula Modules“. The meeting took place in Budapest, Hungary, from 23rd to 26th February 2015. The meeting was organized by Demola, Open Innovation Platform of Budapest and gathered representatives from 12 partner organisations of the project Consortium. The meeting also included a study visit for Knowledge Transfer Units from Partner Country Universities (PCUs) in Ukraine.
Kick-off meeting and strategy workshop within the project "Needs Assessment, Strategy and Policy Development for National Technology Transfer Office" held in Skopje, Macedonia 2nd and 3rd of February 2015
WUS Austria, together with its partner AUSTIN Pock + Partners will provide its expertise for the establishment of the National Technology Transfer Office (NTTO) in Macedonia - a project commissioned by the Macedonian Ministry of Education and Science and financed from the World Bank loan.
Yerevan. Higher Education Professionals from Armenian and Europe met in Yerevan/Armenia from January 26-27, 2015 to discuss award criteria and quality standards and procedures in doctoral education.
- 09.06.2015 - 11.06.2015
GOVERN 2nd workshop on financial and human resource management
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
The program for young and mid-career professionals sponsored by the U.S. Department of State is open inter alia to Albania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Latvia, Slovak Republic, Kosovo, etc. For more information click here.