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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.



UNICA Library Seminar
18 - 19 May 2006
University of Helsinki, Finland

Themes: 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.

31st EUCEN Conference
18 - 20 May 2006
Gdynia, Poland

Who 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.

A 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 researchers.

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 higher education.

EUA Leadership Seminar
12. - 14. lipnja 2006.; studeni 2006. (2 seminara)
Lausanne, Switzerland (prvi seminar)
Brussels, Belgium (drugi seminar)


From 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.

"Putting European Higher Education Area on the Map: Developing Strategies for Attractiveness."
24 June 2006 - 26 June 2006

For further information and details of the preliminary programme please click here.

Bologna 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 bodies:
• How we ensure that higher education, particularly at the Bachelor level, is relevant to the labour market;
• 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 through Bologna.
To access the Programme, please click here.

18th Annual EAIE Conference
13 - 16 September 2006
Basel, Switzerland

The 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
Berlin, Germany


To view the draft programme please click here
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 on bologna.secretariat@dfes.gsi.gov.uk

Conference on “Making the European Higher Education Area a Reality: The Role of Students.”
02 November 2006 - 03 November 2006


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 a reality.
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.


ACA European Policy Seminars
Dates and Venue to be announced

In 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.




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