EDUneighbours Seminar: Higher Education and International Cooperation: the Role of Collaborative Degree Programmes

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Welcome to EDUneighbours Seminar: Higher Education and International Cooperation: the Role of Collaborative Degree Programmes!

The seminar is open to public. Please enrol  by 10 March 2019. Please fill in the following form (choose ‘Participant’):


10.00 – 10.15    Opening of the Seminar 

10.00-10.10      Marja Sutela, Vice President, education, Tampere University

10.10-10.15     Sirke Mäkinen, Principal Investigator, EDUneighbours project, Tampere University

Session 1: Academic relations and world politics

10.15 – 10.45     Anatoly Oleksiyenko, University of Hong Kong: Sino-Russian Academic Relations: The Soviet Legacy and Post-Soviet Geopolitical Challenges

10.45 – 11.15     Que Anh Dang, Coventry University: Integrating Collaborative Degree Programmes with Education Diplomacy in UK-ASEAN Relations

11.15 – 11.45     Discussion; Discussant Nelli Piattoeva, Tampere University

Session 2:  Internationalisation, education export and collaborative degree programmes

11.45 – 12.15    Mirko Varano, KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Shaping the next generation of Joint Programmes through a project-based approach

12.15-12.45    Henna Juusola, Tampere University & Terhi Nokkala, University of Jyväskylä: The principles of education export in two Finnish higher education institutions

12.45-13.15    Discussion; Discussant: Anna-Maria Strengell, Finnish National Agency for Education

13.15 – 14.30      Lunch break                                   

Session 3:  Internationalisation and collaborative degree programmes

 14.30 – 15.00    Jussi Kivistö, Tampere University & Attila Pausits, Danube University Krems: International collaboration and development in the Erasmus Mundus programme “MaRIHE”

15.00 – 15.30     Clare McManus, University of Glasgow: Policy Frameworks and Strategies in International Higher Education

15.30 – 16.00     Discussion; Discussant: Charles Mathies, University of Jyväskylä

16.00 – 16.30      Coffee and tea

Session 4: The Role of Collaborative Degree programmes: The Case of Russia

 16.30 – 17.00   Svetlana Shenderova, Tampere University: Collaborative degree programmes: Who bears the costs? The case of Finnish-Russian double degrees

 17.00-17.30     Sirke Mäkinen, Tampere University: Political context of Finnish-Russian cooperation and double degree programmes

17.30 – 18.00    Tobias A. Stüdemann, Moscow Office of Freie Universität Berlin: No Problems – Just Issues: Realizing German-Russian Educational Programs”

18.00 – 18.30    Discussion; Discussant: Larisa Deriglazova, Tomsk State University

18.30 – 18.45     Closing of the workshop

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