Exporting education:
Europe's role in transnational education

Brussels, 16 May 2008

Programme

Thursday 15 May 2008

19:30         Welcome dinner @ Il Pasticcio

Friday 16 May 2008 

8.30 

Registrations and coffee

9.00

Welcome and introduction
Bernd Wächter, ACA, Brussels

9.15

European actors in transnational education – trends and approaches
Maria Kelo, ACA, Brussels

10.15

Coffee break

10.45

National level support for TNE: motivations and results
Christian Thimme, DAAD, Bonn 

 

Case example - German Jordanian University
Andreas Geiger, Fachhochschule Magdeburg-Stendal  

11.45

An institutional strategy for export of education: options, choices, risks and benefits
Maurits van Rooijen, University of Westminster, London

 

Discussion and Q&A

12.30

Lunch

13.30

Key concerns in borderless higher education: recognition, quality, equity
Line Verbik, CIRIUS, Copenhagen

 

Case example – Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
Ramon Wyss, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

14.30

Coffee

15.00

Transnational education in a global context: European engagement in comparison to the US, Australia and the rest of the world
Robert Coelen, University of Leiden

 

Discussion and Q&A

15.45

Panel discussion: Transnational education – what is in it for Europe?
Chair:
Christian Bode, DAAD, Bonn
All speakers

16.45

Thanks and goodbye