Presentation on theme: "UNIVERSITY OF NIS International and Public Relations."— Presentation transcript:
UNIVERSITY OF NIS International and Public Relations
Turning Points Spring 2001 (at the founding conference of EUA) - membership reactivated External institutional evaluation - under EUA (2002) - under the Salzburg Seminar (2003) September 2003 - Serbia signs the Bologna Declaration Serbian Association of Universities accepts the Bologna Process
International relations International academic associations and programs 1. European University Association (EUA) 2. Inter-University Center Dubrovnik (IUC) 3. WUS Austria 4. CEEPUS 5. TEMPUS
National and International Cooperation Bilateral contractual cooperation currently renewed with emphasis on regional cooperation ex-Yugoslav countries Euro-Balkan Region (Sofia-Nis-Skopje “triangle”) Greece, Romania, Austria, Italy
Bilateral Cooperation Agreements Germany: Ruhr-University Bochum Technical University of Ilmenau USA: Delaware State University, Dover Austria: University of Graz Romania: University of Bucharest University of Sibiu
Bilateral Cooperation Agreements Italy: University of Basilicata, Potenza The Politecnico di Milano University Ca’ Foscari in Venice Russia: Belgorod State Technological University People’s Friendship University, Moscow International Independent University of Ecology & Politology, Moscow Russian Language Institute “A. S. Pushkin”, Moscow
Bilateral Cooperation Agreements Bulgaria: University “Sts. Cyril and Methodius” of Veliko Tirnovo Technical University of Gabrovo “Paissi Hilandarski” University of Plovdiv University “St. Kliment Ohridski” in Sofia University “Neofit Rilski” Blagoevgrad Ukraine: Donetsk State University Hungary: University of Szeged
Bilateral Cooperation Agreements Macedonia: University “Sts. Kiril and Metodij” of Skopje University “St. Kliment Ohridski” of Bitola
Related Tempus Projects Rebuilding of University International Offices (UM_JEP- 16051-01 ) University Management Reform (UM_JEP-16129-01) Building Cooperative Academic Library Network in Serbia (UM_JEP-16059-01) Implementing Quality Assurance In Serbian Universities (UM_JEP-17040-02) Towards an Integrated University Via Internal Agreement (UM_JEP-18077-03) Establishment Of National Team Of Bologna Promoters For Serbia (SCM C016Z04) Implementation Of ECTS At Universities In Serbia (SCM C009B04) Pilot Implementation Of The European Credit Transfer System (SCM C015A05) University Strategy For The Implementation Of The Bologna Process In Serbia (SCM C029A05)
IR Management International cooperation at the University level is the responsibility of the Rector and, upon his authorizations, one of Vice-Rectors (for International Relations and Research Matters) Main logistics is provided by the International Relations Officer University presently has two senior officers in charge of international and public relations activities (IRO and PRO)
Present Orientation Internationalization seen as a strategic goal of the University of Nis Substantial interest in introducing mechanisms that will ensure an international dimension of study and research programs Building of the University International Relations Office - one of the first steps in the ongoing University reform
Strategic Objectives in IR Elements of the University of Niš Strategic Plan relevant for IR: To provide the students with professional knowledge apt to the changing demands of the local, national, or international environment; To strengthen its international features in preparing students to succeed in the global society and in facilitating teaching staff and students mobility.
Long-term goal Establishment of new partnerships with foreign universities. A strengthened office may adequately assist in creating new forms of cooperation with other academic institutions, especially regarding the forthcoming student exchanges through various European programs.