News archive - [Event Announcement] Conference on Higher Education Cooperation in Central, Eastern & South-Eastern Europe

The Austrian National Agency (OeAD)  is organising a Conference on Higher Education Cooperation in Central, Eastern & South-Eastern Europe (Vienna, 3rd to 5th July 2013) with the title “Neighbours.HigherEducation.Cooperation.” 

The conference shall bring together representatives from HEI/universities in 17 countries in order to share cooperation expertise and to provide a platform for future common initiatives and collaboration. The event is meant to cover the political dimension of Higher Education cooperation in the region as well as to enhance existing networks for projects and connect interested scientists willing to cooperate with each other.

Target countries for the conference are the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99), Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Austria.

The first conference day addresses the political and strategic dimension of Higher Education cooperation, thus including past evolvement as well as future aspects for sustainable partnership within this region and with Austria. The second day intends to present the 2014 – 2020 EU Education Programme as well as other successful programmes, projects and initiatives. Thematic workshops will serve as a forum for topics relevant to HE cooperation in a broader sense.

The last part of the conference is organised as a platform & contact seminar for possible start-up ideas and future cooperation between universities in the region and Austria.


Date: Wednesday, 3rd July (12.00) – Friday, 5th July 2013 (13.00)

Venue: Raiffeisen Bank International, Am Stadtpark 3, 1030 Vienna

Registration and further Information at

Deadline for registrations is 10th June.

The expected participants consist of representatives from Higher Education Institutions including the management level, higher education project promoters and researchers as well as of HE stakeholders, Bologna Experts, Higher Education Reform Experts, and regional organisations with an active role in Higher Education.

Participation in the conference is free of charge – travel and accommodation has to be covered by the participants.

In case of further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us vie

Geographical focus
  • General/no specific focus
  • SEE
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Desiree Pecarz on June 4, 2013
Modified on June 3, 2013