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  • 1. 13 thACRU Annual Conference Oradea, Romania 23-25 September 2004
  • 2. Program 23 September 2004  Arrival of participants  Welcome Party
  • 3. Program (2) 24 September 2004  Opening of the ACRU Annual Conference - prof. T.T. Maghiar, prof. A. Nagy  Current issues of higher education and research in Romania, repr of Ministry of Education and Research  Introductory statement. President of ACRU - prof. A. Nagy  Report of ACRU activities since Annual Conference 2003  Financial report. Secretary General.  Discussion  Approval of reports of ACRU activities since Annual Conference 2003
  • 4. Program (3) 24 September 2004  Presentations of member universities - brief reports on changes at the member universities (change of a contact person, …), projects – ongoing, under preparation …  Topics for discussion:  Experience exchange referring to the Bologna system on three levels Rapporteur: Prof. Dr. Mircea Pop  ACRU facing the challenges of Europass – overcoming the obstacles Rapporteur: Prof. Dr. Ioan Horga  ACRU facing the promotion of Lisbon Agenda – towards a European Area for High Scientific Performance and Research Rapporteur: Prof. Dr. Cornel Antal
  • 5. Program (4) 24 September 2004 (cont’d)  Suggestions for future ACRU activities & joint projects. Discussion - ALL  Approval of the Conference declaration, planned activities  Farewell Party
  • 6. Program (5) 25 September 2004 (Saturday)  Sightseeing tour of Oradea  Visit to the Bears’ Cave in Chiscau; lunch at the Gaudeamus University Chalet, Stana de Vale  Departure of participants
  • 7. Activity Report October 2003 - September 2004 Tomas Sabol Tomas.Sabol@tuke.sk Erna Beres Erna.Beres@tuke.sk
  • 8. Activities  Letter of prof. A. Nagy, new ACRU President to all rectors of the ACRU universities, 13 November 2003  Sylvia Meloche - info on fellowships (7 January 2004):  Hungarian, Polish, Romanian and Slovak scholars in the humanities and allied social sciences to carry out research at institutes of advanced study in other countries.  short-term residencies funded in Austria, England, France, Germany, Greece, Indi a, Israel, Italy, Jordan, the Netherlands, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Turkey, a nd Yemen
  • 9. Activities  NATO Environmental and Catastrophy Defence Conference  Approved by ACRU AC 2003  April 4 - 7, 2004, Godollo, Hungary  Organisers:  Szent Istvan University, Godollo  ACRU  University of Rzeszow, Rzeszow  US Embassy, Budapest …  Main patron: Dr. Arpad Goncz, former President of Hungary
  • 10. Activities (2)  The Parliament Magazine  Issue 169, 20 October 2003  on Research and Education  Sent to MEP, all governments, …  Information on ACRU  1/3 of A4 page  1,500 EUR
  • 11. Activities (3)  International Conference “Geotour 03 - Tourism development perspectives”  Organised by:  Technical University of Kosice  ACRU  Kosice Self-governing Region  30-31 October 2003, Herlany, SR  Exchange of information and knowledge on a number of issues related to tourism development in the wake of EU membership  73 participants from 4 countries
  • 12. Activities (4)  Geotour 03 (cont’d)  ACRU member organisations present:  University of Oradea  Petrosani University  TU Kosice  bilingual Proceedings, 200 pages (ISBN 80-8073-094-6)  Grant from ACRU: 473 EUR (editing and printing of the Proceedings)  Approved by Annual Conference 2002  The GEOUTOUR 2004 will be held in Herľany (21-22 October 04)
  • 13. Presentations In progress During GEOTOUR 03
  • 14. Activities (5)  International Conference: “Development of Transport Infrastructure Within the Carpathian Euroregion and Its Impact on the Regions”  Organised by:  Association Region Karpaty – Carpathian Euroregion  Kosice Self-governing Region  ACRU  23 – 24 October 2003, Zemplínska Šírava – Kaluža, SR  Grant from ACRU: 750 EUR (editing and printing of the Proceedings)  Infrastructure in the peripheral areas associated within the Carpathian Euroregion  Approved by Annual Conference 2002
  • 15. Activities (6)  PhD mobility Program  Ms. Kneisz Ildiko, University of Miskolc  participation in the international Seminar: “Regional and Rural Development Interface”, May 2004, organised by Babes- Bolyai University  One week  110 EUR  Supporting mobility between ACRU member universities  Not used for conferences organised by home universities
  • 16. Membership  Changes:  Air Force Academy of General Milan Rastislav Stefanik, Kosice, Slovakia – ceased to exist (joined with TU Kosice) – should be dropped out from the list of members  University of P.J. Safarik, new contact person: prof. Eva Cellarova, Vice-rector  Application for membership: Karol Adamiecki University, Katowice, Poland
  • 17. Other  Members of the Auditing Committee have to be nominated  Events organised can be published/promoted at:  http://acru.tuke.sk/ , item “New”  Check and update your data – contact person, telephone/fax/email/Web address !  Update of the ACRU Web site  Any new university interested to join?  Place of the Annual Conference 2005? Ukraine, Poland?  2005 – election of the ACRU President, country?
  • 18. Members (SK, HU)  Technical University of Kosice  University of P.J. Šafárik in Košice – new contact person  University of Veterinary Medicine, Kosice  Military Aviation Academy of General Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Kosice – ceased to exist, drop for the list of members  University of Miskolc  Debrecen University  College of Nyíregyháza  Szent Istvan University
  • 19. Members (PL)  Rzeszow University of Technology  AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow  Krakow University of Technology  Technical University of Lublin  Military University of Technology, Warsaw  University of Rzeszow  Karol Adamiecki Univeristy of Economics, Katowice – application for memberhsip
  • 20. Members (UA)  Lviv Polytechnic State University  Lviv Academy of Commerce  Uzhgorod State University  Uzhgorod Institute of Information Science, Economics and Law  Kolomiya College of Law and Business  Ivano-Frankivsk State Technical Oil and Gas University
  • 21. Members (RO)  Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca  University "Politechnica" of Bucharest  University of "Aurel Vlaicu" din Arad  University of Oradea  University of Petrosani  25 Members
  • 22. Financial Report
  • 23. Membership fees for 2003  Technical University of Košice, SK $750  Debrecen University, H $750  Szent István University Gōdōllő, H $750  University of Miskolc, H $750  Rzeszow University of Technology, PL $750  AGH University of Science and Technology $750  University of Oradea, RO $750  University of Petrosani, RO $750  State Technical Oil and Gas University, Ivano-Frankivsk, UA $750 TOTAL: $6,750
  • 24. Membership fees for 2004 (in EUR)  Technical University of Košice, SK 700  University of P.J. Safarik, Kosice, SK 700  Debrecen University, H 700  Szent István University Gōdōllő, H 700  University of Miskolc, H 700  Rzeszow University of Technology, PL 700  AGH University of Science and Technology 700  University of Rzeszow, PL 700  Technical University of Lublin, PL 700  University of Oradea, RO (+organiser of AC!) 700 TOTAL: 7,000 Bank interest: 675 GRANDTOTAL: 7,675
  • 25. Expenses (October 2003 – September 2004) in EUR  Rent of the office 0  Honoraria (Secr. Gen., Assistant, Admin., Accountant, web admin.) 1,030  Travel expense 655  Consumables 8  Communication expenses 166  Printing (Grant to “Transport in CE” conf.) 750  Printing (Grant to “Geotour” conf.) 473  PhD mobility (Grant) 110  Parliamentary Magazine (advert.) 1 500  Bank fees 32  TOTAL: 4,724
  • 26. FINANCIAL REPORT: Expenses 1 October 2003 – 20 September 2004  Balance of the bank account (as of 9/9/2004): 36,564 EUR  Membership fee: 700 EUR  Note:  2003-04 Annual average exchange rate 1 EUR = 40 Slovak crowns
  • 27. The Future?
  • 28. Areas of activities  Priority areas pointed out at ACRU AC 2003:  regional development,  cross border cooperation  implementation of Bologna declaration  Joint international courses (Environmental protection, …)  To create a structure among member universities (e.g. similar to the model of UN University) organising international courses, supporting mobility and economic development within the region
  • 29. Proposals for the future  6th Framework Programme, http://www.cordis.lu/fp6  Areas: Life sciences, IST, Nanotechnologies, Food quality & safety, Sustainable development, Citizens and governance in a knowledge-based society  Marie Curie actions (mobilities), Research infrastructures, Research & Innovation, Science & Society  Cross Border Cooperation projects  Experience of new EU members states - surveys, studies, …  Joint projects with partners from the Ukraine, Romania  …
  • 30. Proposals for the future (2)  Erasmus – Socrates Programme  Eligible countries: SK, HU, PL  Activities: student and teacher mobilities, curriculum development, intensive programs  Needed: Signed bilaterial agreement between two institutions - to submit to institutional Socrates Erasmus coordinator  Deadline: end of February 2005
  • 31. Proposals for the future (3)  CEEPUS - Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies  Eligible countries: SK, HU, PL, BG, CR, Croatia, SL, RO,Austria  TYPE OF MOBILITY: NETWORK for students and teachers  Applications submitted to the National CEEPUS Office of the home country, i.e. the NCO of the Coordinating Institution  Deadline: 15 January
  • 32. Proposals for the future (4)  CEEPUS - Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies  SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM  Applications submitted to the National CEEPUS Office  Deadline: June 15 for autumn term  Deadline: November 15 for spring  Period: 1 September - 30 August
  • 33. Proposals for the future (5)  e-Learning project ? (UNESCO initiative in Ukraine - Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute“?)  INTAS programme – Ukraine ?  …
  • 34. Funding … as usual  Visegrad Fund, http://www.visegrad.org/  Carpathian Foundation, http://www.carpathianfoundation.or g/  Cross-border Cooperation in the Carpathian Euroregion, Carpathian Research Program, Preserving Carpathian Cultural Heritage  The Association Liaison Office for University Cooperation in Development (ALO), http://www.aascu.org/ALO/  Open Society Institute, Budapest, http://www.osi.hu/, national foundations (www.osf.sk, …)  … Add some more!
  • 35. Looking forward to the further cooperation!