Internationalisation revisited

Brussels, 2 December 2011

Programme

Thursday 1 December

19.30

Seminar dinner

Friday 2 December

08.30

Registrations and coffee

Setting the scene

09.00

Internationalisation in need of a new definition?
Eva Egron-Polak, Secretary General, International Association of Universities (IAU)

09.30

The internationalisation of tomorrow
Uwe Brandenburg, Partner, CHE Consult

10.00

Coffee break

The hallmark of internationalisation - student mobility

10.30

National policies for mobility: between rhetoric and practice
Bernd W├Ąchter, Director, ACA

11.00

International students - the more the merrier?
Irina Ferencz, Policy Officer, ACA

Internationalisation of the curriculum

11.30

From conceptual confusion to reality
Jos Beelen, Researcher and Consultant on internationalisation, Hogeschool van Amsterdam

12.00

Sandwich lunch

Internationalisation and partnerships

13.30

Partnerships - for what purpose, with whom and at what cost? - the example of UK
Pat Killingley, Director Higher Education, British Council

14.00

Collaboration in higher education - the example of the Americas
Francisco Marmolejo, Executive Director, Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)

Reshaping institutional internationalisation policies in light of changing realities

14.30

Utrecht University - from 'traditional' to mainstreaming internationalisation
Caspar de Bok, Senior Policy Advisor (Internationalisation), Utrecht University

15.00

Coffee break

15.30

University of Bucharest - an example of internationalisation in the East
Mircea Dumitru, Vice-Rector for International Relations, University of Bucharest

16.00

Nottingham University - internationalisation and transnational engagement: strategic considerations
Christine Ennew, Pro Vice Chancellor / Professor of marketing, University of Nottingham

Concluding remarks

16.30

Tomorrow IS today: internationalisation revisited
Hanneke Teekens, Director of Communication, NUFFIC

16.50

Wrap-up and goodbye