"New Challenges of the 21st Century" - 6th International Week

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"New Challenges of the 21st Century"
6th International Week

Budapest, 24-27 April 2017

About 6th International Week

Keleti Faculty of Business and Management at Óbuda University is organising its 6th International Week 24-27th April 2017, in the frame of the Erasmus+ and Creditmobility as well as EEA Programmes.

We would like to invite YOU to participate and share your knowledge and expertise with our students and colleagues. The 6th International Week is dedicated to the topic “New Challenges of the 21st Century”..

Hence, guest lecturers are requested to present a business or engineering-related topic (mechanical-, safety-engineering or mechatronics) of their choice emphasising the given field’s latest challenges. During the 6th International Week You will have possibilities:

  • to learn more about Óbuda University and about Keleti Faculty of Business and Management, Bánki Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering
  • to network with other Hungarian and international guest lecturers from our partner universities
  • to promote your university to our students
  • last but not least to visit the best places in our beautiful city.

Staff colleagues of international fields are also invited to attend this Week at the Óbuda University. Guest staff colleagues have opportunity:

to find out more about the Óbuda University as well as our beautiful Capital Budapest

  • networking and meetings with colleagues from different areas of work
  • workshops for administrative staff
  • social and cultural activities

The working language during the week will be English.

We can accept a maximum of two applications per partner institution. Applicants will be notified on a first come, first serve basis.

There will be no participation fee. We expect the delegates to cover travel, accommodation and other expenses through/from the ERASMUS+ funds for staff mobility.

Some important information

Welcome address: Budapest 17 Tavaszmező Street

Address of lectures: Budapest 17 Tavaszmező Street; 8 Népszínház Street

Staff training address: Budapest 17 Tavaszmező Street

The Office of International Education (OIE) is located in the 17 Tavaszmező Street, the 1st floor, room 137.

For lecturers: A computer and a beamer will be provided. If you might need any additional equipment, please feel free to let us know.

Teaching hours: according to Erasmus+ and Creditmobility Programmes 8 hours are required.

Language: English

Requirements and evaluation of students’ performance: Since Óbuda University students are to attend the lectures of the 6th International Week as an intensive course, they are required to write a test on the topics our guest lecturers have addressed. Lecturers, therefore, are requested to create a test paper consisting of 10 multiple-choice questions with 4 possible answers based on their lectures and send them to the organisers.

The International Advertisement: staff members are invited to represent their institution with a "billboard”. This billboard is an opportunity to promote academic exchanges in general and home institution in particular, to both our local and our Erasmus+ and other incoming students. These marketing materials will be hung on the walls of the campuses. Please prepare them in 3 copies and hand them upon arrival to the Erasmus Office. (Not smaller than A3 size)

Deadlines: The number of guest lecturers is limited – we cannot accept more than 25 lecturers and 20 staff applicants. If you are interested, please apply not later than 28th February 2017.!

We accept the applications according to the registration rank. The responses will be sent by e-mail before 31th March 2017..

Administration:Colleagues from higher educational institutions with Erasmus+ or Creditmobility inter-institutional agreements with Óbuda University will be provided with/get an Erasmus certificate. Please, ask for the necessary papers for an Erasmus+ Teaching Staff Exchange from your international office! Colleagues from other institutions will be provided with a formal certificate of attendance.

It is a great pleasure to invite you and your colleagues to participate in our traditional “International Conference on Management, Enterprise and Benchmarking ” (MEB) on 28th April 2017, closing the International Week. Please check MEB website http://kgk.uni-obuda.hu/meb

Useful information about accommodation and transport

For further information according to the teaching hours or the conference do not hesitate to contact Ms. Kornélia Lazányi at lazanyi.kornelia@kgk.uni-obuda.hu or Ms. Ildikó Marosi at marosi.ildiko@kgk.uni-obuda.hu !

If you have any questions concerning the Erasmus+ or Creditmobility organizational matters, please contact Ms. Ildikó Marosi at marosi.ildiko@kgk.uni-obuda.hu.

András Medve PhD
Kornélia Lazányi PhD
Vice-Dean for Research
Ildikó Marosi PhD
Institutional Erasmus coordinator

We are looking forward to meeting you!

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Utoló frissítés: 2017. szeptember 20.