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Croatia for Bologna. A very warm and hearty welcome from Austria! Congratulations for the successful project application! ÖAD is very glad to participate in this project Best regards from the Austrian Ministry for Education Science and Culture. Austrian Exchange Service (ÖAD).

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Croatia for bologna

Croatia for Bologna

  • A very warm and hearty welcome from Austria!

  • Congratulations for the successful project application!

  • ÖAD is very glad to participate in this project

  • Best regards from the Austrian Ministry for Education Science and Culture

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Austrian exchange service ad

Austrian Exchange Service (ÖAD)

  • Largest non profit organisation in the field of internationalisation of higher education

  • Members of ÖAD: all Austrian Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences and Teacher Training Colleges

  • Administration of European Union (Sokrates, Leonardo) and bilateral scholarship programmes

  • Providing and exchange of information, publications

  • Accomodation for international students

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Higher education in austria i

Higher Education in Austria I

  • 236.000 students in higher education (academic year 2003/04)

    • 40.000 international students (more than 16%)

    • 924 students from Croatia registered at Austrian higher education institutions

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Higher education in austria ii

Higher Education in Austria II

  • 15 universities + 1 postgraduate university

  • 6 universities of the arts

  • 19 Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen) with 141 degree programmes

  • Teacher Training colleges, colleges, academies

  • 9 Private Universities (very few students)

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Implementation of the bologna process in austria

Implementation of the Bologna Process in Austria

Three items to cover:

  • The overall importance of the Bologna Process for Austrian institutions

  • Implementation of the objectives

  • Structure for implementation

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Importance for austrian institutions

Importance for Austrian Institutions

  • Substantial contribution towards the Europeanisation & Internationalisation of HE

  • Competition with other European (and worldwide) providers will become tougher in future

  • Challenge for the future: to reduce the gap between the existing legal framework and reality.

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Legal framework

Legal Framework

  • Amendment of University Studies Act in 1999

  • Introduction of a new Universities Act in 2002

  • This act created the legal basis for all Bologna items such as

    • Bachelor and master programmes

    • ECTS

    • Diploma supplement

    • Joint and double degrees

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Implementation i

Implementation I

  • Diploma supplement issued on request; starting with July 2005 obligatory (in German and English)

  • Currently 172 Bachelor and 217 Master Programmes following the new system (about 25% of all study programmes)

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Implementation ii

Implementation II

  • ECTS

    • compulsory as of October 2002

    • but introduction will take longer as work-load based allocation of credits is not always accepted

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Implementation iii

Implementation III

  • Austrian Agency for Quality Assurance, estabished in 2004 as a body of private law:

    • „Meta“ certification of quality assurance mechanisms

    • administrative support for evaluation projects

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Promotion of mobility i

Promotion of Mobility I

Social dimension: support measures for needy students increased

  • European Union Programmes

    • especially Erasmus but also Leonardo and EU 3rd country programmes

  • extensive range of scholarship programmes for students (incoming and outgoing), e.g.

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Promotion of mobility ii

Promotion of Mobility II

  • Scholarship programmes for OECD and Middle & Eastern European countries:

    • for work on an Austria-related subject

  • Exchange programmes with Hungary, Czech and Slovak Republics

  • Bilateral Scholarship Programmes for developing countries

Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


Promotion of mobility iii

Promotion of Mobility III

  • Multilateral CEEPUS Programme

  • Grants for postgraduate programmes (outgoing)

  • Students keep their national support for study abroad period

  • fee waiver (tuition) for outgoing students

  • Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


    Promotion of mobility iv

    Promotion of Mobility IV

    • Result: some 30 % of Austrian graduates have studied abroad for at least one term

    Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


    Attractiviness of ehea

    Attractiviness of EHEA

    • Platform for the promotion of Austria as a location for study and research established

    • Main activities

      • participation in three big education fairs

      • the preparation of uniform information material in a homogenous layout (brochures, folders, homepage, etc.).

    • Erasmus Mundus Applications of Austrian institutions

    Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


    Structure for implementation i

    Structure for implementation I

    • National Bologna follow-up group established in 1999 consisting of representatives of

      • Ministries

      • Rectors‘ Conference and Fachhochschule Conference

      • Teacher Training Colleges‘ Conference

      • Austrian Students‘ Union

    Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


    Structure for implementation ii

    Structure for Implementation II

    • Contact point for the Bologna Process at the Federal Ministry for Science, Education and Culture

    • Bologna Coordinators at all Austrian HE institutions

      • Responsible for implementation of the Bologna objectives in their institutions

    Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


    Structure for implementation iii

    Structure for Implementation III

    • Monitoring Procedure for the implementation of the Bologna Process

      • National Austrian objectives derived from the Bologna objectives have been defined

      • Responsibilities and schedules for their implementation

      • Monitoring of the status of implementation

    • Austrian approach: to include all stakeholders in the implementation from the very beginning

    Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


    Finally

    Finally

    • Thank you for your attention!

      [email protected]

    • further information (also in English) http://www.oead.ac.athttp://www.bologna.at

    Ulrich Hörmann, Kick-off Meeting, Croatia for Bologna, 14 January 2005


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