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20.09.2016

iDEAlab: project meeting and iDEAlab conference in Novi Sad

Novi Sad. The final meeting of the project iDEAlab - Fostering students' entrepreneurship and open innovation in university-industry collaboration took place in Novi Sad from 19-20 September 2016 at the University of Novi Sad. The meeting is adjacent with the first iDEAlab conference, which joins forces with another conference: 7th  International Conference on Mass Customization and Personalization in Central Europe (MCP-CE 2016).

 

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20.09.2016

UNIQUE – Final Conference in Delhi/India from 7-8 September, 2016

Delhi/India. More than 20 professionals from China, India, Mexico, Namibia, Russia, Spain, the UK and Austria met in Delhi/India from September 7-8, 2016 for the Final Conference of the EU Erasmus Mundus Project - “UNIQUE – University Quality Exchange”. 

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16.09.2016

Launch of the new professional development training courses for “Engineering Management and Leadership Skills” in Skopje

Skopje. The new professional development training courses for “Engineering Management and Leadership  Skills” were launched in Skopje at Hotel Alexander Palace. Welcome speeches and introduction to the training were held by representatives of the project MSL4ENG and representatives of local employers. The launch was embedded in a series of workshops that were held at the Civil Engineering Institute Macedonia in Skopje. WUS Austria held two workshops, titled “Techniques to Plan and Control Projects” (Marc Schwärzli) and “How adult learners differ from traditional learners” (Michaela Handke).

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14.09.2016

Vacancy Notices: National Project Officer and National Project Assistant in Prishtina

Prishtina. World University Service – Austrian Committee (WUS Austria), as lead of a consortium consisting of WUS Austria, Zentrum für Soziale Innovation (ZSI) and OeAD is looking for a project in the field of Higher Education and Research for a National Project Officer and a National Project Assistant in Prishtina, starting October 2016.  

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06.09.2016

2016 AHRI Conference and Declaration issued in Utrecht

Meeting at Utrecht University for their annual conference the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI), deplored the actions and threats of actions of an increasing number of States to restrain and even foreclose academic freedom, in the name of security, public order, counter-terrorism, counter-crime or counter-extremism, through a variety of measures. Read their declaration here.

 

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12.06.2016

SALE - project meeting in Lisbon/Portugal

Lisbon. The fourth and last SALE project meeting was hosted by Telheiras in Lisbon/Portugal from 12-13 June 2016. The Erasmus+ Project ““SALE – Social Media Training to Combat Unemployment Among Higher Education Graduates” aims to develop, teach and distribute group and individual content for unemployed higher education graduates.

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20.07.2016

NURSLING: summer university 2016 in Koblenz

Koblenz. Partners of the project NURSLING meet in Koblenz, Germany, to participate in the summer university 2016, organised in cooperation with several international projects at the university. WUS Austria gives a lecture on "Output Based Education". The NURSLING project is supports the establishing of a National Qualification Framework in Uzbekistan.

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27.05.2016

PATTERNS Lectures 2016/2017: kicking off the new courses!

Vienna. the Kick-off Meeting for the PATTERNS Lectures courses of 2016/2017 has taken place from 23-25 May in Vienna.

Out of 49 applications from 11 countries the PATTERNS Lectures Advisors selected 12 courses that will be taught in 8 different countries throughout the academic year 2016/2017.

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18.05.2016

iDEAlab: opening of three new labs in the Western Balkan region

Novi Sad/Zenica/Subotica. In April and May the Western Balkan region was enriched with three more Innovation Labs that were opened in Novi Sad and Subotica in Serbia and in Zenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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26.01.2016

High level signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding

Providing skilled and educated workforce remains one of the biggest obstacles for sustainable economic development of Kosovo.

To tackle this issue ALLED Project financed by the European Union and co-financed and managed by the Austrian development Cooperation,among other goals, will focus on:

  • Support to the employability of school and university graduates by developing capacities and infrastructure.
  • Support to the development of a labour market relevant and evidence based national education planning on three levels: VET, Higher Education and Adult Education.
  • Development and piloting labour market relevant study programmes and training in three vital sectors for economic development of Kosovo: Agriculture, Food Technology and Mechanical Engineering.
 

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Vacancy Notice

International Team Leader

Place of Employment: Pristina/Kosovo
Sector: Education
Type of Employment: full-time
Commencement of the project: October 2016
Deadline for Applications: 15 September 2016

For more information click here.