Central European Joint Infoday on Centralised Actions. Cooperation with Partner Countries in the Erasmus+ Programme - 15-16 November 2016, Budapest

The event is organised in the framework of the current Call for Proposals 2017 of the Erasmus+ programme and focuses on the international dimension of Erasmus+, i.e. actions supporting cooperation between Programme Countries and Partner Countries in the higher education sector.

The main theme of the event is how the cooperation of European universities with partner universities all over the world is supported by actions managed centrally by the EACEA Executive Agency in Brussels.

The following actions will be presented: Capacity Building in Higher Education (the former Tempus programme), Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees and last but not least - Jean Monnet. In order to provide a compact overview of this type of actions, Knowledge Alliances will be also discussed.

The policy background of the international dimensions of Erasmus+ will be presented by a representative of the European Commission. The information on each action will first be introduced by a representative of the EACEA or a National Agency, whereby the practical part will be covered by a university from each country as a good practice example.

The conference participants will also have the chance to meet three National Erasmus+ Offices from the partner countries of Egypt, the Russian Federation and Uzbekistan, whose representatives will explain the priorities of their countries in future project proposals.

Through in-depth practical presentations and discussions as well as exchange of experience at so-called learning tables we expect to provide practical support to potential applicants under the Erasmus+ programme.

Organisers

Three Erasmus+ National Agencies in Hungary, Austria and Slovakia:

  • Tempus Public Foundation (TPF)
  • Austrian Agency for International Mobility and Cooperation in Education, Science and Research (OeAD),
  • Slovak Academic Association for International Cooperation (SAAIC)

Date: 15-16 November 2016.

Venue: Hotel Novotel Budapest Centrum, Rákóczi út 43-45, 1088 Budapest, Hungary

Programme: You can dowload it from HERE

The language of the conference is English.

Presentations:

You can download the presentations in PDF from here:

Day 1

Day 2

Parallel workshops:

  1. Jacques Kemp - How to prepare a competitive EMJMD proposal?
  2. Edith Genser - Jean Monnet Activities Practical information on how to prepare a good proposal?
  3. Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education (presented by Yasser Elshayeb and Alena Štefániková)

Aims of the conference

The main aim of the conference is to promote and to give an extensive overview of the Erasmus+ centralised actions of Capacity Building in Higher Education, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees, Jean Monnet and Knowledge Alliances. Through guidance and support received during the event the participating HEIs should be able to submit proposals of high quality under the next Erasmus+ Call for Proposals.

The second aim of the event is to create opportunities for networking among participants and building future project partnerships.

Target groups

Invited participants will be higher education institutions from Central Europe - Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.

Registration

Registration for the event is open on invitation. Please, contact the National Agency in your country for more information and register on-line HERE until 7 November 2016.

Please note that the places are limited and the organisers reserve the right to reject registrations. (E. g. in case the applicant fails to fulfil the Compendium page (cf. below.) or, if they do not belong to the target group)

Registration fee

There is no registration fee for the conference. Organisers cover the following costs:

  1. organisational costs,
  2. catering,
  3. a joint dinner on 15 November 2016.

Travel and accommodation

Travel and accommodation costs have to be covered by participants themselves.

Rooms have been blocked in hotels in the city centre of Budapest for a special conference rate. Participants are asked to book their room themselves. Please follow the instructions in case a hotel has mentioned here below. Bookings via third websites or direct bookings via the hotel website will not receive the reduced prices.

The rooms have been blocked until the mentioned dates. Bookings after this deadline will be subject to hotel availability.

Novotel Budapest Centrum

Address:Rakoczi ut 43-45, 1088 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: Tel (+36)1/4775300
Hotel website

Price
Standard single rooms: €65 breakfast and taxes incl
Standard double rooms: €75 breakfast and taxes incl

30 rooms blocked – first come first served.
Credit card guarantee is necessary for each booking.
In order to obtain the conference rate for this residence, please register following this LINK.
Please click in the fore-part on the '+' button next to Search in order to visualize 'Preferential Code'  and indicate ’TEMPUS’ in the Preferential Code part.

Hotel Hungaria City Center

Address: Rákóczi út 90, 1074 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36-1-889-4400
Hotel website

Price:
Standard single rooms: €50 breakfast and taxes incl
Standard double rooms: €59 breakfast and taxes incl

30 rooms blocked until 24 October 2016.
Credit card guarantee is necessary for each booking.
In order to obtain the rate for this residence, please register following this LINK.

Hotel Ibis Budapest City

Address: Akácfa u. 1-3, 1072 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: (+36)1/4783050
Hotel website

Price: 
Standard single rooms: €55 breakfast and taxes incl
Standard double rooms: €60 breakfast and taxes incl

20 rooms blocked - ’first come first served’
Credit card guarantee is necessary for each booking.
In order to obtain the rate for this residence, please register following this LINK.

Please note that the number of rooms offered for the discounted rate are limited and we advise you to book in advance of your trip as this is a very frequented period in the year. Besides the hotels provided with the booking form, there are other ones in the very close neighbourhood of the venue where you can also manage your booking. These are: Hotel Ibis Styles Budapest Center, Hotel Nemzeti Budapest, Courtyard Marriott.

Compendium of project ideas:

The aim of this publication is to facilitate networking, to help you in finding partners for your planned projects.

The document contains the pages filled by registered participants and in several cases Higher Education Institutions from partner countries who would like to work together with European partners. Thus not all persons in the Compendium will be present at the conference but you can get in touch with them either by talking the representative of the respective National Erasmus+ Office (Egypt, Russian Federation, Uzbekistan) or by contacting them directly. 

Download the Compendium

How to get to the conference venue:

By car from Vienna via the M1 and M7 motorways, continue over the Erzsebet Hid (Elizabeth Bridge) to Blaha Lujza Ter (square). From the eastern (Keleti Palyaudvar) and southern railway stations, take metro line No.2 to Blaha Lujza Ter. From the western (Déli Pályaudvar) railway station, take tram No.4 or 6 to Blaha Lujza Tér.
(Source and more information: http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3560-novotel-budapest-centrum/index.shtml#accessPart)

 

Practical information

Dinner menus

 

REGISTRATION

By attending the events of the Tempus Public Foundation, Participants acknowledge and authorise any photos, video or voice recordings that may be taken of them during the events. The Tempus Public Foundation shall have full, unlimited and transferable copyright in using these images and recordings of the participants, unrestricted by territory, time or further application. The Tempus Public Foundation shall have the right to use, apply, duplicate, modify, publish, release or broadcast these images and recordings without any manner of compensation whatsoever due to the Participants. With respect to the images and recordings described above, Participants shall not have claims of any kind towards the Tempus Public Foundation or any photographers, videographers or publicity personnel operating under the express authorisation of the Tempus Public Foundation.

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