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IHES Virtual Conference 2020


Internationalisation in Higher Education for Society (IHES)

26-27 November 2020

IHES 2020 Conference Agenda

(with links to session recordings)

Conference Day 1

26 November 2020, 9:00 - 16:15 CET


Opening of the first global IHES conference

Uwe Brandenburg, Managing Partner, Global Impact Institute


The Relevance of IHES from a National Agency Perspective

Keynote speech

Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Secretary General DAAD


What is IHES and how can it work?

Results from a study commissioned by the DAAD  

Uwe Brandenburg, Elspeth Jones, Hans de Wit, Betty Leask/Global Impact Institute



S01: IHES in focus - What can we learn from IHES programs at the DAAD?

DAAD, Germany


S15: Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA)

DAAD, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), University of Leipzig,

Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), Bremen, Germany


S04: FAMELAB - a tale of science, society, communication and change

British Council, UK, Charles University, Prague, CZ,                                                                                                     Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, CZ, Ruder Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

S13: Transnational education: global education offer, local impact?

British Council, UK, University of London Institute in Paris, FR,                                                                     Lancaster University in Leipzig, DE


S05: Linking internationalisation strategy and transfer strategy

University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany

S18: Strategic adaptability as an element of students "domestication" and "foreignisation"

Poznan University of Technology, Poland


S07: What is the role of international networks in bringing internationalisation of higher education to wider society?

Humboldt-Universität, Germany; University of Warsaw, Poland; Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary  


S02: IHES - the newly funded Erasmus+ KA2 project on Internationalisation for Society

Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic;  Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain


S08: SocialErasmus: Community Engagement in International Student Mobility

ESN, Brussels, Belgium


S14: A globally relevant, locally appropriate Community Engagement Classification

Carnegie Foundation/Brown University, USA


Conference Day 2

27 November 2020, 9:00 - 15:15 CET


S17: Never the twain shall meet? IHES in New Zealand and Indonesia

University of Auckland, New Zealand


S19: Bring UTM to the WORLD - Bring the WORLD to UTM - Engaging with the wider community through internationalisation

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia

S10: PEACEMAKERS Project: Peace Dialogue Campus Network: Fostering Positive Attitudes between Migrants and Youth in Hosting Societies

University of Koç, Turkey

S20: WILLIAM COVID Initiative: Psycho-social support and guidance for the public

College of Management, Israel

S11: Helping to attract global workforce to regional companies - the Welcome Centre Göttingen Campus and the Südniedersachsen Region

Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany

S12: Integration of communities in HEIs and society at large

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; TU Darmstadt, Germany, TU Eindhoven, NL   


S16: Internationalization and Diversity: Competing or Complementary Imperatives?

University of Bonn, TU Dresden, Germany; TU Delft, Netherlands; University of Gdansk, Poland

S06: Terrorism and the media: how internationalisation can help to educate the wider public   University of Swansea, UK  

S03: Bringing societal relevance into the university through IHES

FH Vienna, Austria





IHES in a COVID-19 world

The perspectives of National Agencies

DAAD, NAWA, British Council

Closing of the IHES conference

Uwe Brandenburg, Global Impact Institute

Please note that the agenda is subject to change




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