Unless noted otherwise,
additional information about specific events can only be provided
by the conference organiser. Contact information of the conference
organiser is available from their web site.
18 - 19 May 2006
University of Helsinki, Finland
The Bologna Process: the role for Libraries in the Strategic Outreach
of European universities; Current Trends in Scholarly Communication.
The target audience are senior academic librarians, senior University
managers, academics, publishers, Bologna Process coordinators.
18 - 20 May 2006
Should Attend: Everybody interested in the development and dissemination
of innovation and good practice in lifelong learning and in contributing
to regional development through lifelong learning.
researchers' labout market: Europe a pole of attraction
01 June 2006 - 02 June 2006
Schwarzenbergplatz 4, Vienna, Austria
A Researchers' labour market: Europe
a pole of attraction?
The European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for
their Recruitment as a driving force for enhancing career prospects
This conference is one of the events
in the Programme of the Austrian Presidency of the European Union
(January to June 2006). It is organised by the Federal Ministry
of Education, Science and Culture in cooperation with the European
Commission, Directorate General for Research, the European University
Association and with support of the Austrian Exchange Service.Within
the context of the development of the European Research Area and
the European Higher Education Area there is a growing need to create
the necessary conditions to attract and to retain well trained and
highly motivated researchers. To improve the attractiveness of research
careers is a key element for the creation of a European researchers´
labour market and Europe's competitiveness in this area.With the
European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the
Recruitment of Researchers the European Commission has adopted new
instruments aimed at contributing to the development of a European
labour market for researchers. Applying the Charter and the Code
is a key milestone in addressing conditions to attract and to retain
International Interdisciplinary Conference
"ECTS and Assessment in Higher Education"
07 June 2006 - 09 June 2006
Umea University, Sweden
Attending the conference is a must
if you want to gain a picture of current approaches to assessment,
if you want to share experiences and locate your own practices in
a wider context or if you are interested in quality assurance in
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Lausanne, Switzerland (prvi seminar)
Brussels, Belgium (drugi seminar)
2006, EUA will offer a new Leadership Seminar designed for heads
of institutions wishing to deepen their understanding of the concepts
and skills required for leading the internationalisation of a higher
education institution (Module 1) and for working with European organisations
to the best strategic benefit of their universities (Module 2).
The Seminar comprises 2 modules which address different but complementary
aspects of the international dimension of institutional leadership.
The modules can be booked together or independently.
The Leadership Seminar is highly relevant to Rectors, Presidents,
Vice Chancellors, Directors or Principals who have been newly elected/appointed
or who have been in charge of a higher education institution for
only a short period of time. Places are also available for executive
heads with a longer experience as well as for other senior executive
officers responsible for the central management of a university.
The final selection takes into account geographical criteria to
ensure a fruitful exchange of views. The seminar is reserved primarily
to EUA members but applications from non-members may also be considered.
European Higher Education Area on the Map: Developing Strategies
24 June 2006 - 26 June
For further information and
details of the preliminary programme please click here.
Process Official Seminar on Employability
12 July 2006 - 14 July 2006 Wales
The Seminar will focus
on means of enhancing the employability of European graduates at
the three main exit points, namely: following completion of a Bachelor
degree (1st cycle), a Master’s degree (2nd cycle) and a Doctoral
degree (3rd cycle).
The Seminar will explore the following themes from a wide-range
of viewpoints, including academics, students, employers and professional
• How we ensure that higher
education, particularly at the Bachelor level, is relevant to the
• How we ensure that employers
are aware of the additional skills that graduates exiting at the
three cycle stages can offer;
• Further enhancement of employability
To access the Programme, please
Annual EAIE Conference
13 - 16 September 2006
EAIE and the University of Basel look forward to welcoming you in
Basel for the 18th Annual EAIE Conference. One of the biggest annual
events for international education professionals, the 2006 EAIE
conference will again provide a wealth of information, an excellent
opportunity to catch up with your colleagues, network at the EAIE
Exhibition and enjoy a different European city, Basel. 2006 Conference
theme: Quality in internationalisation, from theory to practice.
As internationalisation becomes increasingly present in teaching
and research, what contribution is it making to the quality of higher
education? What do we mean by the international dimension in teaching
and research? How does that affect internationalisation policies
in higher education institutions? And as quality and quality enhancement
and assurance processes become increasingly important, how do they
affect internationalisation? What are the challenges of ensuring
quality in internationalisation. Quality of internationalisation
and internationalisation of quality - what do they mean for us in
higher education today?
Bologna Process Official Seminar
on Joint Degrees
21 September 2006 - 22 September 2006
To view the draft programme please click
Further information, including details of how to register for the
Seminar will be posted on the bologna website in due course.
Should you have any enquiries please contact the Bologna Secretariat
As part of the Russian Chairmanship of the Council
of Europe, on 2-3 November, the Council of Europe and the Russian
University of Peoples’ Friendship will organize a conference on
the role of students in making the European Higher Education Area
The conference will take place in Moscow at
the Peoples’ Friendship University and focus on key aspects such
as students’ participation in higher education governance, the social
dimension of higher education, the role of student organizations
in the process of change, international student experience of mobility,
and the importance of the learning environment.
European Policy Seminars
Dates and Venue to be announced
2006, three seminars will take place. The first one will continue
the tradition of the previous years and will provide a broad overview
of recent developments in European higher education. Each of the
following seminars (dates to be announced) will explore one particular
theme in an in-depth manner. Themes to be addressed will be, amongst
others; governance and autonomy of HE institutions in the framework
of the “Education & Training 2010” agenda; cooperation between
Europe and other world regions; student services and their role
in improving Europe’s attractiveness as a study destination; European
cooperation in the field of research; the role of European associations
in the field of higher education.