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1 Workshop “Managing International Staff and Student Mobility” St.Petersburg The Importance of Mobility for the Institutional Development Alina Grzhibovska Director of International Relations Department University of Latvia

2 Strategic Plan Objectives:  To create and maintain active cooperation with the EU institutions, actively becoming involved in the international university organizations  To create joint study programmes on a European and Baltic level  To participate actively in Erasmus Mundus and other student exchange programmes, ensuring the recognition of studies abroad  To promote the engagement of UL researchers in post-doctoral studies in foreign universities and research centres, as well as to promote their return to Latvia, ensuring favourable conditions upon their return to the UL  To ensure high quality of studies for the exchange students and to achieve effective cooperation between faculties and departments

3 Elements of the Internationalization Policy  Mobility of students and lecturers with the aim to improve the quality of studies, renew and improve the qualification of personnel  Participation in the international academic and professional organizations  To improve knowledge of personnel in the languages of EU member states, by developing courses in foreign languages  To invite foreign experts  Establishment of international centres  Exports of education and attraction of foreign students  Inclusion of foreign experts in the promotional and doctoral study councils  Active participation in the international scientific and education exhibitions

4 Cooperation Directions  Bilateral cooperation agreements with 96 universities in 36 countries  International networks and organizations (IAU, EUA, Euroasian University Association, ISEP, UNICA, UTREHT Network, BSRUN, Campus Europae, SYLFF)  Participation in educational and research programmes and projects  Mobility

5 Internationalization at Home  Joint programmes/double degree  International study programmes  Visiting lecturers  International auditorium  Projects  Services

6 Bilateral Agreements Others: Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Belarus, Bulgaria, Denmark, South Korea, Egypt, Netherlands, Israel, India, Moldova, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Thailand 99 universities in 36 countries

7 Participation in ERASMUS Mundus projects  Join EU-SEE (2009) – Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Croatia  Triple I (2010) – 12 universities in Russia  CENTAURI (2010) – Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan (incoming students/lecturers, academic staff)  Lot3b (2010) – occupied territory of Palestine  MISOCO – (Joint Master degree programme)

8 Total Mobility

9 Erasmus Mobility

10 Erasmus Outgoing Staff Mobility

11 Thank you very much for your attention!


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