Mobility windows and the internationalisation of the curriculum

Brussels, 5 December 2013

Programme

Wednesday 4 December

19.30

Seminar dinner

Thursday 5 December

08.30

Registrations and coffee

09.00

Welcome and introduction
Bernd W├Ąchter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

09.15

Opening keynote 1

 

Comprehensive internationalisation
Jeroen Huisman, Professor Higher Education Governance, Ghent University (Ghent, Belgium)

10.00

Opening keynote 2

Internationalisation - the view of the European Union
Claire Morel, Deputy Head of Unit "International Cooperation and programmes", European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

10.45

Coffee break

Part I: Mobility windows

11.15

Mobility windows-clarifying an 'elastic concept'
Irina Ferencz, Policy Officer, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

12.00

Parallel workshops

Mobility windows for internships

Chair: Irina Ferencz

Speaker:
Gerrit Schreiber, Team Manager DMA and External Relations, Saxion Hospitaliy Business School (Deventer, The Netherlands)

Windows for studies

Chair: Kristina Hauschildt, Researcher, HIS (Hannover, Germany)

Speaker:
Judith Peltz, Director of the International Office, University of Vechta (Vechta, Germany)

Double and joint degree programmes: windows by definition?

Chair: Irma Garam, Research Manager, CIMO (Helsinki, Finland)

Speaker:
Ilkka Mikkonen, Head of degree programme/ Senior lecturer, Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oulu, Finland)

13.15

Sandwich lunch

Part II: Internationalisation of the curriculum

14.15

Internationalising the curriculum
Jos Beelen, Senior Policy Advisor, Hogeschool Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

15.00

A mixed, comprehensive approach - bridging strategy with DNA, involving ALL staff and students
Franka van den Hende, Senior Policy Advisor, University of Groningen (Groningen, The Netherlands)

15.30

Introspection Windows: contemporary reflections on the why and how of internationalisation
Piet van Hove, Head International, University of Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium)

16.00

The internationalisation strategy of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Jacqueline Couder, Head International Relations Office, VUB (Brussels, Belgium) (tbc)

16.30

Feeding back on the seminar
Christian Tauch, Head of the Education Department, Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (Bonn, Germany)

17.00

Wrap-up and goodbye