Opening Ceremony (welcome speech and introduction)
26. - 30. 4. 2021
Due to unpleasant situation the IW 2020 was held ONLINE. The event was named International Networking in times of COVID-19 and 55 participants from all over the world had the opportunity to discuss the current topics. The conference generated a lot of ideas about online learning, a new Erasmus programme, virtual mobilities and digital recruiting.
- Networking activities
- Cultural programme
- GoAbroad Fair
- International Market
- Trip to Lednice city
- Brno city tour
- Tour of faculty facilities and laboratories
- Lectures (given by participants
- Individual meetings with representatives of the particular departments and discussion on cooperation possibilities
- Transfer of knowledge
- Sharing of experiences and best practices among colleagues from partner and non-partner institutions.
In 2019, 54 participants from Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brasil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Ecuador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Jordan, Lithuania, Nepal, Netherland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, UK and USA have visited MENDELU in October 2019.
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Mendel University in Brno (MENDELU) is a public institution with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research that has driven new ways of thinking since 1919 and proudly bears the name of J. G. Mendel, the founder of modern genetics. There are over 8,300 students at the university. Mendel University offers more than 100 different graduate degree programmes in Czech and in English languages. The University comprises one Institute and five faculties: AgriSciences, Horticulture, Business and Economics, Forestry and Wood Technology, Regional Development and International Studies. The university campus is based in Brno, just ten minutes from the city centre. The university provides students with modern well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, and study rooms. A library, canteens and a pizzeria also form part of the campus as well as a large botanic garden and an arboretum, which is a great place to study or relax.
Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) at Mendel University in Brno was established in 1959 and is the oldest business school in Moravia. It has accreditation for all degree levels: Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. in Czech and in English. In recent accreditation the school received the highest rating (ranking in group A) as a one of the best schools from a total of 21 business schools in the Czech Republic. There are nearly 4,000 applicants on average each year.
Brno is one of the friendliest cities with excellent accessibility. The city of Brno puts Europe easily within reach but also boasts many attractions of its own. There is an International Airport just 20 minutes from the city centre and other major airports are very close (Prague – 200 km, Vienna – 120 km, Bratislava – 120 km). Theatres offer classical performances and modern productions. Restaurants and pubs feature a range of culinary delights including locally produced Moravian wine and delicious beer.
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe and surrounded by Poland to the north, Slovakia to the east, Austria to the south, and Germany to the west. The Czech Republic is a member state of the European Union (since 2004), NATO and it is a part of the borderless Schengen Area. The population of the Czech Republic is over 10 million people.
The Czech Republic has developed an advanced social market economy and social policies that support a high-income welfare state. Industry plays an increasingly pivotal role in the Czech economy, because it contributes the most to gross value added. The Czech Republic enjoys a temperate continental climate with warm summers and cool winters. It is famous for its excellent beer, fine wine and delicious traditional cuisine.
Participants are expected to bring into the discussion examples from their own institutions and present best practices or innovative approaches to the issues addressed. The selection of participants must take into consideration the relevance of their professional responsibilities. If all applicants fulfil the criteria, we will apply the first-come and first-served principle, moreover, if you are not selected it’s not necessarily personal! Priority will be given to partner Universities.
If you are applying within the Erasmus+ Credit mobility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly and make sure you have been nominated by Institutional coordinators. We do not accept or provide any documents before the nomination.
26 April, 2021
Opening Ceremony (welcome speech and introduction)
27 April, 2021
28 April, 2021
29 April, 2021
30 April, 2021
Closing the International Week 2021
"I really enjoyed my time during the International week held at Mendel University. It really looked like the organization of the event was planned accordingly, on a high level. The communication from the organization team was good. The program of the International Week itself was rich on the events like workshops,lectures, field trips, etc. The organization team made sure that every guest felt welcomed.
I think the event provided a great opportunity to strengthen collaboration between Mendel University and KFU and also build relationships with those universities that also participated in the International Week. At the GoAbroad Fair we could learn about each other, exchange university leaflets and business cards.
At the Farewell Dinner we had another chance to learn about each other and enjoy each other's company in a non - formal setting. It was a wonderful time in a beautiful place with great food and atmosphere.
I just want to thank all colleagues at the Mendel University for organizing such a great and useful event. "
(Albina Zamalieva, Kazan Federal University - 2019)
613 00 Brno