Fokus Tyskland - Program

Program (oppdatert 10.03.2017)

19:00 - 21:00 Reception at Àrdna, the Sami Cultural House - UiT Campus. Tapas & drinks

08:30 - 09:00 Registration at UiT (Auditorium 2)

09:00 - 10:00 Opening Session:

  • UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Professor Trond Hammervold, Vice Rector
  • Musical Performance: String Trio - Beethoven
  • Embassy of Germany to Norway. Counsellor Frauke Silberberg
  • Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. Senior Adviser Dr. Erik F. Øverland
  • UiT Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education. Vice-Dean of Research Prof. Dr. Marie-Theres Federhofer

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee & Tea Break

10:30 - 12:00 Opening Session (cont.):

  • Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education – SIU. Head of Department Mr. Vidar Pedersen
  • The Research Council of Norway. Special Adviser Bente Bakos, International Unit
  • Deutsch-Norwegisches Studienzentrum – DNSZ. Head of Studies Dr. Andrea Hesse
  • Deutsch-Norwegische Handelskammer. Communications Director Ms. Trine Jess

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:30 Thresholds and language:
How to bypass tradition? German language is at times regarded as a threshold against mobility to and cooperation with German institutions. But how much of a problem is it actually, and how big is the reward for overcoming English complacency.

  • How easy was it? Master student Mathias Eliassen, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics, UiT
  • Clear talking is clear communication - benefits of knowing several languages. Economist Mathilde Fasting, Civita
  • How much German do you really need to know to follow a study in Germany?
    • Assistant Professor Veronika Hamann, DAAD-lektor, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen
    • Germany Contact Kari Sødal Gjestvang, Association of Norwegian students Abroad (ANSA)
  • The German language course for beginners at UiT. PhD-fellow Franziska Jensen and Assistant Professor Ina-Maria Zentner, Department of Language and Culture, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, UiT
  • Discussion

14:30 - 14:45 Coffee & Tea Break

14:45 - 16:00 German-competence, career and cooperation
Germany is a key partner for Norwegian business, research and education, how can we do this better in practice?

18:00 - 20:00 Network Event in town at SNN Bar/Student House Driv. With food & beverage & live jazz

08:30 - 10:15 Breakfast seminar: Great opportunities in Germany

  • Mobility and family in Germany. Project coordinator Henrik Romsaas, Tromsø Municipality
  • Association of Norwegian students Abroad (ANSA). Toril A. Jøraandstad and Kari Sødal Gjestvang
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD). Assistant Professor Veronika Hamann
  • The Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund. Christer B. Ravnå and Gjermund Holsæter
  • Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU). Head of Department, Vidar Pedersen
  • The Research Council of Norway. Special Adviser Bente Bakos, International Unit
  • Deutsch-Norwegisches Studienzentrum – DNSZ. Head of Studies Dr. Andrea Hesse

10:15 - 10:30 Coffee & Tea Break

10:30 - 12:00 Germany Speed-dating/Mobility-market
Having questions about mobility and cooperation? – Come to find out! Venue: Solhallen

  • Posters and representatives
  • German Institutions
  • Norwegian resources

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 16:00 UiT Faculty Promotions

Programme at the separate the UiT Faculties - more information to come.

09:00 - 10:15 About jointness – Joint courses, programmes, degrees
Institutional cooperation and joint efforts are buzzwords in university strategies, and often seen as particularly cumbersome and demanding for administration. Can we make joint programmes less scary?

  • Developing double degree programs – how scary is it really?  Andrea Blei, Deputy Director for International Cooperation and Mobility, International Office, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • National joint PhD: Maritime operations. Professor Egil Pedersen, Department of Engineering and Safety, Faculty of Science and Technology, UiT
  • Joint Master GENI - Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas. Head of administration Hildegunn Bruland and Higher Executive Officer Jørn Weines, Centre for Sami Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, UiT
  • Cooperation with partner universities in France – chemistry and pharmacy. Prof. Dr. Regine Süss, Lehrstuhl für Pharmazeutische Technologie und Biopharmazie and Prof. Dr. Philipp Kurz, Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Joint course in Friluftsliv (outdoor life activities). Prof. Dr. Annette Hofmann, Institut für Kunst, Musik und Sport, Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg and Professor Herbert Zoglowek, School of sport sciences, UiT
  • Discussion

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee & Tea Break

10:45 - 12:00 Research profiles and potential
Presentations and discussion on cooperation on research/education.

  • UiT areas of priority, key efforts and general strengths. Director of research Pål Vegar Storeheier, Department of Research and Development, UiT
  • Agreements and action – how to make efficient tools. Professor Paul Wassmann, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics, UiT
  • Research at the new Center of Pharmaceutical Engineering (PVZ). Professor Dr. Knut Baumann, Institut für Medizinische und Pharmazeutische Chemie, Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • Research at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Ulrike Arnold, Head of Charité International Cooperation (ChIC)
  • Research at the CBS and the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management. Professor Dr. Ingvill C. Mochmann, Vice President for Research and Knowledge Transfer, Cologne Business School
  • Research highlights: Universität Konstanz. Koordinatorin für Internationalisierung Iris Bräuning, Fachbereich Literaturwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:15 Career development – institutional and personal input, similarities and differences.

  • PhD and mobility at a University of Applied Sciences. Coordinator Judith Schwellenbach, International Office, Fachhochschule Münster
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie - Individual Fellowships at UiT. Senior Advisor Theresa Mikalsen, Department of Research and Development, UiT
  • MSCA-ITN – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research networks, Innovative Training Networks at UiT. Associate Professor Melania Borit, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics, UiT
  • Internships at the Pettenkofer School of Public Health (PSPH) München. Dr. med. Ursula Schlipköter and Brigitte Strahwald, Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Ludwig-Maximilians–Universität München
  • Internships and trainee-positions. Advisor Ingfrid Fossbakk, Centre for Career and Employment, UiT

13:00 - 14:15 Alternative activity: Art on UiT in Tromsø - a guided tour
Guide: Assistant Professor Hege Olaussen, Department of Language and Culture, UiT (tbc.)

14:15 - 14:45 Coffee & Tea Break

14:45 - 16:00 Parallell session 1: Academic – administrative group
(This session is being updated)

  • Housing and welfare at UiT
    • The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation. International Student counsellor Line Vråberg (tbc.)
    • Student(s)
    • PhD Candidate Anna Maria Wirsing, Department of medical biology, UiT
  • Placements: writing Master’s Thesis at German institutions
  • Possibilities and discussion

14:45 - 16:00 Parallell session 2: Research and cooperation

  • Presentation of Goethe–Universität, Frankfurt. Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Thomas Esser, Institut für Skandinavistik, Goethe Universität Frankfurt
  • Presentation of Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel. Koordinatorin ERASMUS+/PROMOS Dr. Elisabeth Grunwald, International Center der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Seed funds and peanuts – Deutsch-Norwegisches Studienzentrum at CAU Kiel as example. Associate Professor Ingvild Ulrikke Jakobsen, Faculty of Law, UiT
  • International programmes and opportunities for student mobility in Geosciences. Prof. Dr. Michal Kucera, Faculty of Geosciences and MARUM, University of Bremen
  • Presentation of physics research. Dr. Mark Schüttpelz, Faculty of Physics, University of Bielefeld
  • Discussion - note: discussion will continue at summary-session next day

19:00 - 21:00 Formal dinner in town at Skirri (Kystens Hus), hosted by UiT

09:00 - 10:15 Visit

The Science Centre of Northern Norway - Aurora Borealis. Anne Bruvold, Communication Officer

10:15 - 10:30 Coffee & Tea Break

10:30 - 12:00 Summary, Feedback and Discussion
Closing Remarks

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and departure


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Sist oppdatert: 20.03.2017 11:56