Making ends meet -
Innovative ways of funding international students

An ACA/SI European Policy Seminar

Stockholm, 15 October 2009

Programme

Wednesday 14 October 2009

19:30          Seminar dinner @ Fem Små Hus

Thursday 15 October 2009

9.00

Registrations and coffee

9.30

Welcome and introduction
Chripa Schneller, ACA

9.40

Sweden’s commitment to international education – where will the money come from?
Dan Brändström, Former professor at Umea University and former Director of the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

10.20

Funding international students under Action 2 of the new Erasmus Mundus Programme
Anila Troshani, European Commission, DG Education and Culture

11.00

Coffee

11.25

Tuition fee or not to be? The question in Danish institutions
Hans-Peter Jensen, Chairman of the Danish Council for the Internationalisation of Danish Education (CIRIUS) and former Rector of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) 

12.05

Germany - Land of ideas: Also for funding?
Liqui Meng, Vice-President, Technical University Munich (TUM) 

12.45

Lunch

14.00

Norway’s approach to the financing of international students
Eirinn Larsen, University of Oslo

14.40

Institutional strategies and market realities: The UK perspective
Neil Kemp, Institute of Education, University of London

15.20

Coffee

15.50

A comparison of thoughts about tuition fees in Australia and the Netherlands – can we learn something?
Robert Coelen, Vice-President International, Leiden University

16.30

Plenary discussion
Chair: Torsten Kälvemark, formerly HSV, Stockholm

17.30

Wrap-up and good-bye
Chripa Schneller, ACA

17.45

End of seminar