Higher Education Talks on International Mobility: Meeting the Neighbours (Day 1) & Thematic Seminar on the European Higher Education Area Double & Joint Degrees (Day 2), 15 – 16 October 2015, University of Graz

Location: Universitätsstraße 15, 8010 Graz, RESOWI-Zentrum

On day 1, the Austrian National Agency holds “Higher Education Talks on International Mobility” by:

  • offering a session on how to establish an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Course;
  • presenting hands-on experiences of the “MIND - Erasmus Mundus Master's programme in Industrial Ecology” by the University of Graz;
  • providing a platform for information exchange on the higher education systems in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia.

Day 2 of the event will consist of presentations and interactive workshops on examples of good practice from joint and double degrees in the 2nd cycle (Master Degree Programme - ordentliche Studien). In addition, interrelated questions upon recognition, quality assurance, curriculum development, and learning outcomes will be discussed. National and European higher education experts will also give an insight into recently published manuals on how to establish and maintain joint and double degrees, and on revised transparency tools guidelines such as ECTS. We would like to address:

  • recent developments and practical guidelines from strategic and practical perspectives, including
  • existing aspects of curriculum development as well as
  • frequently asked questions concerning recognition and quality assurance.

This seminar targets National Agencies, National Erasmus+ Offices (NEOs), Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs), higher education staff responsible for internationalisation, curriculum development, project development, recognition, international relation, and others interested. Next to our attendees from Austria, we also warmly welcome participants from other countries in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe.

The whole event will be held in English. Please kindly note, that places for this 2-day seminar are limited.

You are kindly asked to register for the event on this website until September 20th. We will confirm your participation as soon as possible.

The event is free of charge, but participants must cover their travel and accommodation cost. It will be co-funded by the Austrian Ministry for Science, Research, and Economy, as well as by the Project „Pro.Mo.Austria – Promoting Mobility. Addressing the Challenges in Austria“ – a Key Action 3 activity of the European Commission.