On 5th December, the University of Warsaw organised a 4EU+ information meeting for its entire academic community.
Students, doctoral candidates, researchers and administrative staff participated in the 4EU+ Alliance meeting at the University of Warsaw. The event was an excellent opportunity to discuss educational initiatives, and possibilities for students, doctoral candidates and staff.
Prof. Maciej Duszczyk, UW Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations, welcomed everyone, presented the 4EU+ mission and vision and spoke about a spectrum of possibilities which UW has as a member of the Alliance.
Educational activities were the main theme of the speech of Prof. Jolanta Choińska-Mika, UW Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Quality of Teaching.
Koordynatorki 4 programów flagowych #4EUplus na #UW (dr Catherine Suski-Grabowski, dr hab. Agata Bareja-Starzyńska, prof Agnieszka Świerczewska-Gwiazda, dr Julia Pawłowska) wyjaśniają, jak można się włączyć we wspólne projekty 6 uczelni partnerskich.https://t.co/XUFe815cgS pic.twitter.com/V1XTsi2ORj— Uniwersytet Warszawski (@UniWarszawski) December 5, 2019
4EU+ Flagships Coordinators at UW (Dr. Catherine Suski-Grabowski, Flagship 1; Prof. Agnieszka Świerczewska-Gwiazda, Flagship 3; Dr. Julia Pawłowska, Flagship 4) and Prof. Agata Bareja-Starzyńska, member of Flagship 2 Programme Committee, invited all members of UW community to get involved in research-based projects carried out by the 4EU+ universities within four flagship programmes:
Student involvement was also a part of the programme. Marta Burzyńska from the UW Student Union, Tymoteusz Ogłaza from UW Erasmus Student Network focused on collaboration among 4EU+ students and plans for the future. One of the events they mentioned was the 4EU+ Student Conference at the University of Copenhagen.
“A very important aspect of student cooperation within the @4EUplusAlliance #EuropeanUniversity is that we feel equal partners no matter which university we represent,” said Marta Burzyńska (UW Student Union’s Board) at the #4EUplus info meeting at @UniWarszawski pic.twitter.com/wgFE8oBCwl— Marta Brelih-Wąsowska (@marta_wasowska) December 5, 2019
Josef Fontana from Charles University was a special guest who in his presentation encouraged UW students and doctoral candidates to commit themselves on the 4EU+ offered activities and to come up with some own ideas for mutual collaboration.
Attendees of the meeting could also find out about how to get funding for their activities in 4EU+. A person responsible for sharing this knowledge was head of Office for International Research and Liaison, Diana Pustuła.
At the 4EU+ meeting at @UniWarszawski. Learning how to increase collaboration of our chapter #KNOF— Michał Mikołajczyk (@misimik) December 5, 2019
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To boost meaningful mobility is one of the 4EU+ Alliance three challenges. Head of the UW International Relations Office, Sylwia Salamon, enumerated mobility possibilities for students, doctoral candidates and staff.
Last but not least element of the programme was a speech of Anna Korzekwa-Józefowicz, UW Spokesperson, and Marta Brelih-Wąsowska from the Office for International Research and Liaison who stressed the importance of communication within the partner universities and promotion of the entire Alliance.
Today, the @UniWarszawski organises the #4EUplus information meeting for its community. Participants can learn about four flagship programmes, joint initiatives, student involvement, mobility opportunities, and communication within the @4EUplusAlliance. #follow4EUplus pic.twitter.com/T2rU6SyJVG— Katarzyna Bieńko (@KatarzynaBienko) December 5, 2019