The admissions challenge:
Policies and tools for the admission of international students into higher education

Brussels, 1 July 2005

Programme

Thursday 30 June 2005

Welcome dinner

Friday 1 July 2005 

9.00 

Registration

9.30

Welcome/Opening

9.45

Plenary session: The admission of international students into higher education. Presentation of the ACA study
Franziska Muche, Academic Cooperation Association (ACA)

10.45

Coffee break

11.15

ASSIST and UCAS: advantages and disadvantages of two national-level clearinghouse systems
Annette Julius, German Academic Exchange Service 

12.00

The engineering network n+i: international student recruitment and admissions in a field-specific network
Jean-Pierre Trotignon, EduFrance

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Europe-Australia compared: institutional strategies for international admissions
Robert Coelen, Leiden University

14.45

A critical look at graduate admissions and success criteria
Gerben van Lent, Educational Testing Service Europe

15.30

Coffee break

16.00

Round table discussion:
No best way to do it? The impact of different national contexts on international admissions practice

17.30

End of seminar