Thursday 10 February 2011

09:00 - 09:30 Registration and welcome coffee
Haus zur Lieben Hand
09:30 - 10:00 Welcome from the Rectorate
09:30 - 10:00 Session 1: The European Model of Internationalisation of Higher Education in the Global Context: Ideas and Debate

Forum Chair: Prof. Dr. Hermann Schwengel, Vice Rector for Research, Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg

Professor Dr. Anne Corbett, a Visiting Fellow, European Institute London School of Economics, United Kingdom.
The European Model of Internationalisation: What Has the Bologna Process Contributed? (pdf)

Professor Dr. Michael Haynes, University of Wolverhampton Business School, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
Globalisation, Cosmopolitanism and Higher Education. (pdf)

Mr. Stefan Schwan, an EU-Officer, Research Department, University of Paderborn, Germany.
Boon and Bane of Mobility - Do we really need to be mobile?

Questions and discussion
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee
11:30 - 12:45 Professor Dr. Judith Burnett, School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
Global Education: Generations of Learners and Intergenerational Change.

Professor Dr. James Avis, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
A View from the Periphery: New Labour, the Coalition and Education Policy. (pdf)

Questions and discussion
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:45 Session 2: From Policy to Practice: Internationalization in the Regional, National and Institutional Perspectives.
Forum Chair: / Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Galina Telegina, a DAAD Visiting Professor, , Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg

Ms. Angelika Sachsenröder, Consultant on EU International Programmes.
Challenges and Opportunities of Worldwide Cooperation in Higher Education. (pdf)

Prof Dr. Olga Oleinikova, Director, National Tempus Office, RF.
Internationalisation of Higher Education in Russia – Impact of Tempus. (pdf)

Dr. Melanie Dahms, Eastern Europe Centre, University of Hohenheim, Germany.
The EU instruments of European integration: Tempus, Erasmus Mundus and the Life Long Learning Programme.

Professor Dr. Dr. hc. Galina Telegina. Regional Institute for International cooperation, Tyumen State University, Russia.
Internationalization of Higher Education in the Russian Way: Motivations, Challenges and Perspectives. (pdf)

Dr. Lyudmila Volosnikova, Tyumen State University, Russia.
Globalization and Academic Freedom in Modern Russia.

Questions and discussion
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee
16:00 - 17:00 Dr. Tom Kentson, Department of International Cooperation, Inholland, University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.
Erasmus Mundus as a Tool for the Internationalization of the University.

Alexander Lenger, Christian Schneickert & Florian Schumacher. Institute of Sociology, Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg.
Widening Global Access - Purposes, Goals, and Empirical Evidence: The Need for a Paradigm Shift from Excellence to Responsibility in International Higher Education.

Questions and discussion
19:30 Welcome Dinner (on invitation)
Hotel "Schwarzwälder Hof"

Friday 11 February 2011

09:30 10, Hermann- Herder Str. , Room 112
Session 3: Building Bridges Across Cultures in the Global Age.
Forum Chair: Ms. Angelika Sachsenroeder, Consultant on EU International Programmes.

Prof Dr. Irina Bykhovskaya, Russian Institute for Cultural Research, Moscow, Russia.
Art Education in the Context of Intercultural Communications.

Prof. Dr. Eckhart Hoetzel, Institut de Traducteurs d'Interprètes et de Relations Internationales (ITIRI), University of Strasbourg, France.
International Cooperation Projects and Intercultural Communication - the experience of ITIRI Strasbourg".

Mr. Yağci, Yasemin, INCHER Kassel, University of Kassel, Germany.
The Social Dimension: An Uneven Element of the European Higher Education Area?

Questions and discussion
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee
11:30 - 12:45 Dr. Nina Shtykova, The Regional Institute for International Cooperation Tyumen State University, Russia.
The Role of Tempus for the Internationalization of Russian Universities: A View from Siberia.

Ms. Nina Salden, Tempus Erasmus Mundus Department on the EU-Third Countries Cooperation, DAAD, Bonn, Germany.

EU higher education programmes for cooperation with third countries. Participation of German higher education institutions.

Questions and discussion

Closing remarks
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
15:00 Guided tour around Freiburg / Visit to the Uniseum (University Museum), followed by an aperitif
Bertoldstrasse 17 79085 Freiburg