All partners UNIQUE meeting at BIMTECH
BIMTECH is a part of the consortium of 9 educational institutions for the UNIQUE project funded by the European Union. The consortium members include FH Joanneum, Austria; World University Service, Austria; Universida de Alicante, Spain; Voronezh State University, Russia; University of International Business and Economics, China; Intstituto Technologico de Monterey, Mexico; Birla Institute of Management Technology, India; Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia; Aston University, UK with following members participating.
The project started in October, 2013 and culminated with final meeting held at BIMTECH on 7th & 8th September, 2016. 18 representatives from all partners participated in the meeting and shared the initiatives taken to implement the objectives of the project in their respective universities/institutes.
As part of the project, 5 UNIQUE Centre have been established in China, India, Mexico, Namibia and Russia. The EU UNIQUE Centre at BIMTECH is established to be a centre of information and service about European higher education systems and opportunities. In order to disseminate knowledge, BIMTECH has conducted seminars; counseling sessions; staff training programs; workshops and exchange program edification sessions. (http://bimtech.ac.in/eu-unique-centre-india/)
The project is aimed to determine the gaps and developing knowledge for improving services for international students, address the international (European Union) dimensions of Quality Assurance and to promote the joint programmes and student exchange programmes. UNIQUE is focused on promoting European initiatives to partner universities outside Europe, with the main aim of providing common grounds for academic co-operation.
On 8th September 2016, BIMTECH and EPSI organized a panel discussion on “Ecosystem for Internationalization of Higher Education”. The panelists comprised of university representatives that participated in the project, Mr. Sanjeev Roy and Dr. H. Chaturvedi. The European Union was represented by Mr. Sanjeev Roy, Senior Higher Education Expert, EU Public Diplomacy and Outreach in India and in SAARC and Brian Toll, Senior Policy Adviser, International Cooperation in Education and Youth, European Commission, Brussels. The event was very informative and revealing and graced by the presence of deans, directors and eminent professors of several universities and institutes.
Dissemination and Contacts
- BIMTECH Partnered for Erasmus Mundus Project 2014
- UNIQUE Focus Group on HE Quality 2014
- UNIQUE Centre @ BIMTECH 2014
- UNIQUE Project and Centre @BIMTECH, INDIA 2015
- UNIQUE Information session 2015
- Dissemination Seminar of Unique at AIMT 2016
- Dissemination Seminar of Unique at G.L. Bajaj Institute of Management and Research 2016
- Dissemination Seminar of UNIQUE at J. K. Business School 2016
|INDIA RESEARCH TEAM|
|UNIQUE Research Project (INDIA)||Prof. Rahul Singhfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|UNIQUE Research Project (INDIA)||Prof. Anuj Sharmaemail@example.com|
|UNIQUE CENTRE HEAD|
|UNIQUE Centre @ INDIA||Prof. Nimisha Singhfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|UNIQUE Project Coordinator (Global)|
|UNIQUE Project Coordinator (Global)||Ms. Claudia Linditsch||Claudia.Linditsch@fh-joanneum.at|
|UNIQUE CENTRE BIMTECH||Birla Institute of Management Technology
5,Knowledge Prk – II, Greater Noida
Gautam Budha Nagar , UP 201306, INDIA
P: 0091(120) 2323005/6/7
F: 0091(120) 2323022