Joint & double degree programmes as an international dimension in higher education

Prague, 29 October 2015

Programme

Thursday 29 October 2015

08.30

Registrations, coffee and networking

09.15

Welcome and introduction
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)
Iva Tatarkova, Director, DZS (Prague, Czech Republic)

09.30

Mobility windows
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)
Marija Mitic, Project Officer, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

10.00

How to create joint & double degrees: the dos and don'ts
Sonja Schwarz, President's Office, Universität des Saarlandes (Saarbrücken, Germany)

10.30

Coffee break

11.00

Joint & double degrees: examples of good practice - round 1

Chair: Ludmila Sterbova, Vice-Dean, University of Economics (Prague, Czech Republic)

SpaceMaster
Michael Sebek, Professor, Head of Control Engineering Dept., Czech Technical University in Prague (Prague, Czech Republic)

Double and Joint degree programmes in Central and Eastern Europe. European standards, regional specifics and future perspectives.
Marton Beke, Coordinator, Tempus Public Foundation ( Budapest, Hungary)

Curricular integration in the history of European higher education cooperation
Volker Gehmlich, Professor, Hochschule Osnabrück (Osnabrück, Germany)

12.30

Lunch break

13.30

Joint & double degrees: examples of good practice - round 2 

Chair: Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

Cooperative Degree Programs at the University of Illinois: Models and Challenges

Tim Barnes, Director of the Illinois Strategic International Partnership (ISIP) initiative for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master in Research and Innovation in Higher Education (MARIHE)

Attila Pausits, Head of the Centre of Education Management and Higher Education Development, Danube University Krems (Austria)

14.45

Panel discussion: what the future holds in store

Chair: Dana Petrova, Project Director, CHE Consult (Prague, Czech Republic)

Ludmila Sterbova (CZ), Vice-Dean, University of Economics (Prague, Czech Republic)

Veronika Pitrova (CZ) and Jan de Jong (NL), Czech and Dutch graduate students on double degree programmes 

15.45

Coffee break

Closing keynote

16.00

Opportunities and limits of Joint & Double degrees.
Pavel Zgaga, Professor of Education, University of Ljubljana (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

16.30

Goodbye