What's New in Brussels? Recent Developments in European Policies and Programmes

Brussels, 04 February 2016

Programme


Wednesday 03 February 2016

18.00 Free guided tour (The Secrets of Brussels)

19.00 Seminar dinner 

        Thursday 04 February 2016

08.30

Registrations and coffee

08.50

Welcome and introduction

09.00

Higher Education in Erasmus+: taking stock 
Adam Tyson, Acting Director, Education and Innovation, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

10.00

The Bologna Process – still alive?

David Crosier, Education System Analyst, EACEA, EURYDICE (Brussels, Belgium) 

10.20

Coffee break

11.00 

Parallel sessions 

Session 1 International Credit Mobility and Capacity Building in Erasmus+

Chair:

Markus SymmankHead of Unit Erasmus MobilityGerman Academic Exchange Service - DAAD (Brussels, Belgium)

Speakers: 

State of Art - the International Dimension of Erasmus+

Claire Morel,  Head of Unit "International cooperation and programmes", Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

Organising International Credit Mobility - Overcoming the Challenges

Judith PeltzHead of Unit "International Relations and Lifelong Learning"at the University of Vechta (Vechta, Germany)

Session 2 Strategic partnerships in Erasmus+

Chair:

Victor FoulloneauProject Officer, Agence Erasmus+ France (Bordeaux, France)

Speakers: 

State of Art - Strategic Partnerships in Erasmus+ 

Elena Tegovska, Policy Officer - Higher Education- Erasmus+, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

How to Be Successful in Applying for Strategic Partnerships 

Angela ProcoliHead of International Partnerships, Foundation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (Paris, France)

Session 3 Joint programmes under Erasmus+

Chair:

Annika Sundbäck-Lindroos, Leader of the Global Team within Higher Education Unit, Finnish Centre for International Mobility - CIMO (Helsinki, Finland)

Speakers:

State of Art - Joint Programmes in Erasmus+

Graham Wilkie, Deputy Head of Unit "International cooperation and programmes", Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

How to Make Joint Programmes work

Andries VerspeetenPolicy Advisor for International Relations, Ghent University (Ghent, Belgium)

12.30

Lunch break

13.30

A snapshot of key initiatives – “the 10-minute talks”

HEInnovateJuliet Edwards, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

The Erasmus+ Master LoanMarc GoffartDirectorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

Key trends in university strategies – an analysis of Erasmus+ ChartersKate Sevon, Analyst, Department for Policy Analysis, Swedish Council for Higher Education (Stockholm, Sweden)

14:30

U-Multirank: the state of play and plans for the future

Gero FederkeilHead of International Rankings, CHE - Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung, Coordinator of the U- Multirank project (Gütersloh, Germany)

15.00

Coffee break

15:30

Funding opportunities under Erasmus+: upcoming deadlines and calls 

Alain Pol, Coordinator at the Erasmus+ Department of the Executive Agency - EACEA (Brussels, Belgium)

16.00

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Julie Sainz, Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

16.30

Conclusions and farewell

16.40

End of seminar

 

 

  

 

 

 

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