IROs Forum Workshop on Erasmus Without Paper

On the 5th of February 2021 took place  a virtual workshops dedicated  to the implementation of the Erasmus Without Paper project based on the practices from the  University of Warsaw.

Over 80 employees from 19 universities participated in this event.

We would like to thank the workshop moderators, Mrs. Klementyna Kielak and Mr. Kamil Olszewski from the University of Warsaw for sharing with us their experience in the proceeding in concluding an interinstitutional agreements based on the USOS and EWP program, implementation of the Online Learning Agreement for both incoming and outgoing students or EWP applications.

The workshop participants also discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the Dashboard vs. USOS.

Thank you all participants for your commitment and presence in this matter, which is very important for the entire academic community.

AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków as the head university of the IROs Forum

On the 1th of January, 2021, AGH UST took over the chairmanship of the IROs Forum Network.

In the years 2021-2022, Marta Foryś, the Head of the Department of International Relations at AGH UST, will be the President of the IROs Forum Council.

Ms. Marta Foryś predecessor is Mrs. Dorota Maciejewska, specialist for Una Europa and university networks of the Vice-Rector’s Office for International Cooperation of the Jagiellonian University. Our sincere appreciation to the former President for her contribution and commitment to the development of the Network

The first meeting, inaugurating the chairmanship of AGH UST and Ms. Marta Foryś at the IROs Forum took place on the 15th of January 2021. In her presentation Nothing About Us Without Us, the new President outlined plans for the next two years, including strengthening the recognition of the IROs Forum in Poland and abroad, organizing training and workshops on internationalization dedicated to employees from Polish universities, establishing cooperation with local consortia, beginning preparations for the celebration of the 15th anniversary of the IROs Forum.

Posiedzenie Rady IROs Forum

29.05.2020 odbyło się posiedzenie Rady IROs Forum w którym wzięła udział Przewodnicząca sieci IROs Forum Dorota Maciejowska wraz z przedstawicielami Rady oraz Katarzyną Aleksy z Narodowej Agencji Wymiany Akademickiej. Rozmowa dotyczyła mobilności w roku akademickim 2020/2021 oraz programów NAWA, w szczególności umiędzynarodowienia szkół doktorskich

Dziękujemy wszystkim uczestnikom za zaangażowanie i obecność. Każde spotkanie z IROs Forum daje możliwość podzielenia się dobrymi praktykami, wiedzą oraz dobrą energią. Dzisiejsze posiedzenie Rady odbyło się zdalnie, jednak mamy nadzieję, że już niedługo spotkamy się osobiście.

Do zobaczenia IROs Forum ! 🙂

Meeting of the IROs Forum Network, 9-10 March 2020

The meeting hosted by the University of Bielsko-Biała was a great opportunity for the universities associated with IROs Forum network to discuss current issues related to the internationalization of higher education, share good practices and strengthen the cooperation with representatives of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA).

The meeting was an opportunity to honour Katarzyna Aleksy, Head of the Department of Programmes for Institutions, with the Barbara Centkowska Award of the IROs Forum, for her special contribution to the internationalization of Polish universities, an example of good practice and excellent cooperation with IROs Forum universities. Congratulations to the winner . We wish further success in the internationalization of Polish higher education

Many thanks to the Director of NAWA, Łukasz Wojdyga for participating at the meeting and NAWA for providing the training to participants in the submission of applications and implementation of projects offered by the Agency.

Hope to see you soon !