Quality in international university partnerships - newlyweds, happily married, in marital counselling or on the verge of divorce

 


 

 

Programme

Thursday, 12 October 2017

 

17.30  An out of the ordinary Guided Tour with Derek Blyth (max. 20 participants, pre-registration required)

19.00 Seminar dinner

 

 Venue: Club de la Fondation Universitaire

            Rue d’ Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels


Friday, 13 October 2017

 

 

8.30

Registrations and Coffee

9.00

Welcome and introduction

Irina Ferencz,  Deputy Director ACA, (Brussels, Belgium)

9.15

 

KEY trends in...

International university partnerships - diversification or back to 'old' models?

Markus Laitinen, President, EAIE, (Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Helsinki, Finland) 

Quality assurance vs. quality enhancement in international collaborations - recent developments

Mark Frederiks, Coordinator international policy, NVAO, (Brussels, Belgium) 

10.45

Coffee Break

 

11.15

Roundtable discussion - Strategic partnerships in Erasmus+: recent trends, quality, the future...

Luca Pirozzi,  Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Education and Culture (DG EAC), European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) 

Vidar Pedersen, Head of Department Higher Education, SIU (Bergen, Norway)

Alenka Flander,  Director, CMEPIUS (Ljubljana, Slovenia) 

Kees Kouwenaar,  Senior advisor international strategy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

12.00

Quality in practice- some big DOs and even bigger DON'Ts in international collaborations

Fiona Hunter,  Associate Director, Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, Italy)

12.30

Lunch Break

13.30

Parallel tracks - Innovative practises in...

Enhancing quality in joint study programmes

(Track 1)

Successful collaboration example(s)

(See call for proposals)

Monitoring and assessing collaborations

(Track 2)

Successful collaboration example(s)

(See call for proposals

 

14.45

Coffee Break

15.00

Parallel tracks - Innovative practises in...

Research collaborations

(Track 3)

Successful collaboration example(s)

(See call for proposals)

Multidimensional partnerships

(Track 4)

Successful collaboration example(s)

(See call for proposals

 

16.15

Evaluating partnerships - today's imperative? 

Neil KempInternational Higher Education Consultant, (UK)

16.45

Conclusions and farewell

Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)