Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Internationalization of university studies POLICY MAKING AND POLITICS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL Elaborated by:Daniel Klimovský.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Internationalization of university studies POLICY MAKING AND POLITICS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL Elaborated by:Daniel Klimovský."— Presentation transcript:

1 Internationalization of university studies POLICY MAKING AND POLITICS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL Elaborated by:Daniel Klimovský

2 Project description

3 Mission and aims For CEE is typical just recent interest in the modern local government studies The project aims at: – enhancing the focus on local government or related issues – advancing courses linked to local government

4 Partnership First step: individual connections to several colleagues Second step: institutionalization of the partnership (agreements) Third step: agreement on collaboration within IP and implementation of related activities Fourth step: evaluation and agreement on continuation Further (future) steps: – new partner universities – extension of activities (research, guest lectures, etc.)

5 Focus and intentions of partners Project is aimed at the field of local government and related issues Programme as well as partnership is interdisciplinary - backgrounds of the participants vary a lot: economicshuman geographysociology political sciencemanagementpublic administration regional sciencepublic policyethics Partners wans to share their knowledge and experience in order to improve/increase their capacities

6 Methods Unique combination of high-level keynote lectures, interactive seminars/workshops and presentations/discussions from practice Keynote lectures are given by the well-known and distinguished scholars/academicians Young teachers play both role of participants (keynote lectures) and role of teachers (seminars/workshops) – i.e. they teach and learn themselves at the same time Final results include evaluation of essays, written tests, and open coloquial debates 4 ECTS

7 1st POL-LOC Summer School

8 Erasmus - IP Organizator: Faculty of Economics, Technical University of Košice Main coordinator: Dr. Daniel Klimovský Duration and venue: 19 June – 3 July 2011, Košice (Slovakia) Stage: first year of the project Number of participants: 30 students + 10 teachers Partner universities: 6 universities

9 Academic extension Total number of participants: 52 students + 14 teachers Specialized partners: 3 expert/scientific organizations Other partner universities: 9 universities

10 Keynote lectures I Emília Sičáková-Beblavá, SlovakiaSoňa Čapková, Slovakia Robert Hertzog, FranceOto Hudec, Slovakia Michal Illner, Czech Rep.Veli Kreci, FYR of Macedonia Anders Lidström, SwedenGaari Raagmaa, Estonia Tomáš Sabol, SlovakiaKatarína Staroňová, Slovakia Alexandru Stratan, MoldovaIstván Tosza, Hungary Milan Vemić, Serbia

11 Keynote lectures II

12 Seminars and workshops I Seminars and workshops included: – students‘ presentations (local government systems) – seminars and workshops prepared by young teachers: Michaela Bátorová, SlovakiaSaša Drezgić, Croatia Diana Camelia Iancu, RomaniaPetr Jüptner, Czech Rep. Daniel Klimovský, SlovakiaUroš Pinterič, Slovenia Katarzyna Radzik, PolandJan Stejskal, Czech Rep. Miriam Šebová, SlovakiaTomáš Želinský, Slovakia Viera Žúborová, Slovakia

13 Seminars and workshops II

14 Other presentations/discussions I List of other presenters/discussants included the representatives of: – Government of the Slovak Republic (Commissioner for Territorial Self-Government) – Municipal associations of Slovakia and the Czech Republic – Transparency International Slovakia – ETP Slovakia – Agency for Support of Regional Development, Košice – Project Košice 2013 – European Capital of Culture

15 Other presentations/discussions II

16 Social activities and entertainment I Social activities included: – ice-breaking activities: high ropes (Tarzania) ZOO in Košice summer bobsleigh – trip UNESCO Sights in Eastern Slovakia: Manor House in BetliarAragonite Cave in Ochtiná Spiš CastleTown of Levoča – music performance of Ólafur Arnalds (Iceland) – bowling contest between teams composed of participants

17 Social activities and entertainment II

18 Donors / sponsors / supporters

19 Media partners

20 2nd POL-LOC Summer School

21 Duration and place Košice, Slovakia 1-15 July 2012 The event was organized under the auspices of the – Member of the European Parliament, Mr. Vladimír Maňka – Mayor of Košice, Mr. Richard Raši – Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Technical University of Košice, Mr. Vincent Šoltés

22 Keynote lectures I Hellmut Wollmann, GermanyJames H. Svara, USA Ulrik Kjaer, DenmarkArto Haveri, Finland Maroš Finka, SlovakiaDarina Malová, Slovakia Ján Buček, SlovakiaAttila Ágh, Hungary Georg Sootla, EstoniaEllen Wayenberg, Belgium William Gilles, FranceAgnieszka Pawlowska, Poland Piotr Pachura, SlovakiaInga Vilka, Latvia

23 Keynote lectures II

24 Other lectures/seminars/workshops/ presentations I Adrián Des Champs, ArgentinaEkaterina Mikhailova, Russia Michaela Bátorová, SlovakiaSaša Drezgić, Croatia Liviu Andrei, RomaniaPetr Jüptner, Czech Rep. Daniel Klimovský, SlovakiaUroš Pinterič, Slovenia Katarzyna Radzik, PolandJan Stejskal, Czech Rep. Liviu Andrei, RomaniaTomáš Želinský, Slovakia Jozef Šuľak, SlovakiaBlanka Berkyová, Slovakia Oltion Kadaifciu, AlbaniaMarek Isak, Slovakia Olga Sharapova, Russia

25 Other lectures/seminars/workshops/ presentations II

26 Social activities and entertainment I – ice-breaking activities: high ropes (Tarzania) mini golf summer bobsleighfootball match – trip UNESCO Sights in Eastern Slovakia: Manor House in BetliarCave in Gombasek Ice Cave in DobšináSpiš Castle – entertainment in aqua-parks (Poprad / Prešov) – barbecue – bowling contest between teams composed of participants – farewell party

27 Social activities and entertainment II

28 Participants 43 students-participants and 18 young teachers- participants

29 Competition between the students Every student-participant was included 100 pts.: – Essay (30 pts.) – Written test (30 pts.) – Oral exam (40 pts.) Certificates Six students with the best results were awarded

30 The best student Books Sweet surprise 100 eur (in cash) One-month stay in the European Parliament Special prize for the best PhD student/candidate – Participation in the EUROLOC summer school

31 Donors/sponsors and other partners

32 Media partners

33 Experience – pros and cons

34 Experience – pros International recognition – TUKE became well-known at different universities / international institutions or organizations Networking – students / young teachers / keynote lecturers / other presenters Improvement of the study programmes at the partner universities Motivation for the students and young teachers to be more interested in local political issues

35 Experience – cons Logistical difficulties – travel tickets, expectations and requirements Administrative difficulties Time management – it is impossible to find optimal dates of IP

36 THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR ATTENTION Project POL-LOC Faculty of Economics, TU of Košice Nemcovej Košice Slovakia


Download ppt "Internationalization of university studies POLICY MAKING AND POLITICS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL Elaborated by:Daniel Klimovský."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google