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Proton International 2011 Third informational meeting. Wednesday April 6th, 2011 BBL 077. Destination. Programme. Important points. Departure: Sunday April 17th 2011 Gather at Utrecht Central Station at 7.50 h ( below the blue “departures” board ) Return: Friday April 29th 2011

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Wednesday april 6th 2011 bbl 077

Proton International 2011Third informational meeting

Wednesday April 6th, 2011 BBL 077


Wednesday april 6th 2011 bbl 077

Destination


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Programme


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Important points

  • Departure: Sunday April 17th 2011Gather at Utrecht Central Station at

  • 7.50 h(below the blue “departures” board)

  • Return: Friday April 29th 2011

    Arrival at Rotterdam The Hague Airport at +/- 23.00 h

  • Do not forget

    • Passport or ID card

    • Programme booklet

    • OV chip card

    • Questions for thematic report


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Important points

  • Study tour script

  • Never leave the group without notifying someone

  • Full meal schedule, except for Friday and Sunday.

  • Maximum weight of cabin luggage is 20 kg (+ 5 kg of hand luggage).

  • Inform us after the presentation if you will not depart from Utrecht.

  • Take care of your belongings in Barcelona!

    • Travel insurance?


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Representative clothing

  • Gentlemen

    • No shorts

    • Closed shoes

    • Dress shirt

    • Optional: (suit)blazer or pullover

  • Ladies

    • No bare legs

    • Closed shoes

    • Dress shirt


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Presentation questions

thematic reports


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Student Life

  • Studiegerelateerd

  • Specifieke regels op universiteiten

  • Man/vrouwverhouding

  • Hoeveel studenten zijn er?

  • Bachelor/mastersysteem en –structuur?

  • Werkdruk

  • Selectie aan de poort

  • Uitstroom

  • Collegetijden

  • Internationale verhoudingen, PhD na bachelor mogelijk?

  • Vrije tijd

  • Wat doe je naast je studie?

  • Faciliteiten op de universiteit, sport en eten?

  • Studie- en studentenverenigingen

  • Uitgaan

  • Huisvesting

  • ’s Weekends naar huis?

  • Thuiswonend/campus/huurwoningen

  • Sociale huisvesting

  • Transport; OV/auto/brommer

  • Financiën

  • Steunpakketten overheid

  • Leningen/ouders/werken

  • Levensonderhoud duur?

  • Collegegeld

  • Ziektekostenverzekering

  • Huur


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Difference in culture

  • Geloof

  • Welke rol neemt het geloof in in het dagelijks leven?

  • Hoe wordt er in Spanje Pasen gevierd?

  • Eten

  • Wat zijn de dagelijkse gerechten?

  • Hoe ziet de maaltijdindeling er uit in Spanje?

  • Werk

  • Hoe reizen de Spanjaarden naar het werk?

  • Hoe zien de werkdagen en werktijden er uit in Spanje?

  • Opleiding*

  • Welke opleidingsniveaus zijn er en hoelang duren de verschillende opleidingen in Spanje?

  • Wat is het werkgelegenheidsvooruitzicht voor de verschillende opleidingsniveaus?

  • Sport

  • Hoe belangrijk is sport in het dagelijks leven?

  • Welke plaats neemt sport in de maatschappij?

  • Familie

  • Hoe belangrijk is familie binnen de Spaanse cultuur?

  • Hoe zijn kinderopvang en ouderenzorg in Spanje geregeld?


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The future of

chemistry in Spain

  • How do you think your research will contribute to, for example, the energy demand of Spain?

  • Do you see your company expanding to a worldwide multinational over the next decades, or will your company stay a smallscale local research institute? If it is already a multinational, what makes your research different from the research performed at the otherlocations of the multinational? Does it have a large contribution to the research performed at the whole multinational company?

  • Do you expect Spain to have a leading position in different research fields? If so, which fields?


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    Knowledge economy

    in Spain (1)

    • Definition:-Based on ‘knowledge’ (human capital)-Knowledge is product (results in knowledge-based services and tools)Aim:-Creating knowledge-Transferring and utilizing knowledge

    • E.U. Guidelines:-Lisbon Agenda (2000): 3% yearly economic growth, 70% employment rate-Lisbon not met; Spain’s econ. Growth <1%-New treaty: Europe 2020

    • Europe 2020:-3% GDP invested in R&D-75% employment rate-< 10% early school dropouts-> 40% youngsters w/ higher education degree

    • Spain/Catalonia 2020?... current unemployment 20.5% (E.U. highest).


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    Knowledge economy

    in Spain (2)

    • Is Spain / Catalonia going to achieve the Europe 2020 goals?

    • How does this compare to other E.U. membership states?

    • Is effort being put into building a better knowledge economy (by universities, government, companies -> investments in R&D)

    • How do they contribute to the knowledge economy?

    • Are youngsters sufficiently stimulated to stay in school?

    • Is there enough stimulation (scholarships or other forms of monetary support) to increase the level of education within the young population?

    • Is it possible to continue studying while employed / is there enough social security to quit your job and continue studying?

    • Is there sufficient cooperation between government and NGO’s (e.g. universities, institutes, companies)?

    • What needs to be improved and what measures are taken?

    • Any actions noticeable?

      • By government, industry or universities

      • Is there awareness among the Spanish / Catalonian people?


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    After the tour

    • Final report

      • Day and thematic reports

      • Deadline May 16th 2011

      • Examples of final reports at Proton room

    • Reunion dinner

      • Wednesday June 8th, 18.30 h

      • Restaurant Amor

      • First drink for free!


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    See you all on April 17th, 7.50!


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