Language skills in university
scholarship programs
Elite Network of Bavaria
Stephan Bedke
March 2014
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1700
MWP ESG IDK FOR
MaxWeber-Prog
ResearchScholarsh
6
NFG
InternationalJun
ResearchGroups
EliteGraduate
DoctoratePro...
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Actions developed in coordination with other entities
 Cooperation with various other
educational institutions:
 Ge...
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Strategies
 International scholarship programs
 Participation in scientific meetings,
conferences etc. (Lindau Nobe...
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Results
 Our programs attract students / young
researchers from from all around the
world
 Percentage of non-German...
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- Motivation is a decisive factor in successful second language
acquisition.
- Meaningfulness of foreign language lea...
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  • Umfang
    Seit der Gründung des Elitenetzwerks Bayern im Jahr 2004 wächst das Programm beständig. Um Ihnen auch eine Vorstellung vom Umfang des Förderprogramms zu geben, sehen Sie hier die aktuellen Zahlen:
    Derzeit werden etwa 3.000 Mitglieder im Elitenetzwerk gefördert. Darunter befinden sich ca. 1700 Stipendiaten im Max Weber-Programm und 1000 Studierende in den Elitestudiengängen.
    Rund 190 Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden werden in den Internationalen Doktorandenkollegs gefördert. Dazu kommen noch ca.150 Forschungsstipendiatinnen und -stipendiaten und ab dem Jahr 2014 bis zu 6 Nachwuchsforschergruppen.
    Das Finanzvolumen des Elitenetzwerks beträgt für das aktuelle Haushaltsjahr 2013 rund 20 Millionen Euro.
  • Presentation by Stephan Bedke (Germany) at the Study Visit Group No: 183 (CEDEFOP) , “Educational cooperation with professional institutions to promote language skills 2014″.

    1. 1. Language skills in university scholarship programs Elite Network of Bavaria Stephan Bedke March 2014
    2. 2. Logo 1700 MWP ESG IDK FOR MaxWeber-Prog ResearchScholarsh 6 NFG InternationalJun ResearchGroups EliteGraduate DoctorateProgra Elite Network of Bavaria about 3000 members 1000 100 150 Financial volume: 20 million € per year Beate Lindner Institution  Main objectives:  Support of promising talents  Attracting best scientists  For the benefit of the State of Bavaria
    3. 3. Logo Actions developed in coordination with other entities  Cooperation with various other educational institutions:  German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)  Language schools in the target country (UK, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain) and language courses in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Turkish  Academic partner of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting etc.  Team Sprachraum at LMU Munich:  Soft-skill seminars  Bavarian universities Max Weber-Program students at language school in Salamanca
    4. 4. Logo Strategies  International scholarship programs  Participation in scientific meetings, conferences etc. (Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Get-together meetings, international science meetings (ESOF) ...)  Exposure to world-class research  Promotion of foreign language skills within the programs  “Networking” between researchers and scientists Nobel laureate Robert Huber (Chemistry) with alumna Nadja Bertlef at Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2013
    5. 5. Logo Results  Our programs attract students / young researchers from from all around the world  Percentage of non-German scholarship holders: 16,7% (despite Max Weber- Program)  Interaction between the scholarship holders across our five programs  High demand for language courses etc.  Essential need to be able to communicate in at least one lingua franca Dan Shechtman – Israeli Nobel Laureate (Chemistry) at Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2013 with international young researchers
    6. 6. Logo - Motivation is a decisive factor in successful second language acquisition. - Meaningfulness of foreign language learning is self-evident for our students and young researchers. - Motivation is inevitably very high. Conclusions

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