4-year university funding cycle, more indefinite period contracts for scientists, the opportunity for students to have more influence over the course of their studies - these are some of the points of the higher education and science development program, presented by the Ministry of Science last Wednesday.
The Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management (FESM) at the Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) in Toruń as the first and the only public school in Poland has earned accreditation by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
"Throughout the world, 4 million people study outside their own countries. It is estimated that by the year 2020 7 million people who want to receive education outside their country of birth. This market is estimated at $ 100 billion. The most active players are the U.S., UK, Australia. Poland has a chance to join this group because of the rapidly growing economy" - reads the Program signed and published on June 18th.
Poland is at the tail end of the European Union when it comes to the internationalisation of universities. The situation is expected to improve after the launch of the Ministry of Science program, the assumptions of which were discussed on Wednesday in Warsaw.
The conference on the assumptions of the "Program of internationalisation of higher education" was held in Warsaw.
Polish "Accreditation Commission of Universities of Technology" joined Mutual Recognition Agreement of EUR-ACE® Labelled Engineering Degree Programmes
EUR-ACE® is a framework and accreditation system developed by the ENAEE - European Network for Engineering Accreditation. EUR-ACE® provides standards to be observed by European high quality engineering degree programmes. The system contributes to the Bologna Process and development of the European Higher Education Area.