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Call for project implementation: Creating a roadmap of EUSDR activities of DRC member universities

The presidency of the Danube Rectors‘ Conference focuses in its Action Plan for the year 2017-2018 on improving higher education in teaching and research in the Danube Region. In point 2 of the Action Plan, the presidency of the DRC calls for “Establishing and facilitating bilateral and multilateral contacts between the universities”. One action to achieve this aim is the creation of a roadmap of EUSDR activities of DRC member universities (research and teaching projects, publications, mobilities) to improve networking between the member universities and improve visibility.

 

To fulfil this goal, the DRC presidency allocates 5.000.- Euro for the implementation of the roadmap.

 

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CfA: 14th DRC Summer School

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DRC provides four scholarships for OeAD Summer Schools

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Call for nominations ”Danubius Young Scientist Award 2017”

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.

 

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DRC Fund for incentives

The DRC general assembly held on November 6, 2015 decided to establish DRC Fund for Incentives

This fund will be funded from the budget of DRC into which each full member of DRC contributes 500 € per year as DRC membership fee. 

 

The purpose of the fund is to support the cooperation of DRC members which contributes to achieving the goals of EU Strategy for the Danube region in the priority areas where the universities have a strong position and their participation is exclusively needed.

 

DEADLINE FOR THE APPLICATIONS for 2017 is January 31, 2017.

 

More information and the guidelines for this Fund for Incentives can be found on the intranet. If you don't have access, please send an email to info@drc-danube.org 

 

DRC Annual Meeting 2016 at the Danube University Krems

DRC annual meeting and DRC 2016 General Assembly was held at the Danube University Krems on November 9-11. The topic of the conference was

Vision | Knowledge | Prosperity

The Universities Contribution to EUSDR

Good Practices and Challenges

 

Further information can be found here. 

 

EFFoST 2016

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Save the Date! Keynote Speech President Rosen Plevneliev, November 9, 2016

Save the Date!

 

Vision | Knowledge | Prosperity

The Universities Contribution to EUSDR

 

Keynote Speech in the context of the Annual Conference of the Danube Rectors Conference 2016

 

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Mr. Rosen Plevneliev

 

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Danubius Young Scientist Award 2016 - Deadline June 8th

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.

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DRC Summer School 2016

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DRC Fund for incentives

The DRC general assembly held on November 6, 2015 decided to establish DRC Fund for Incentives

This fund will be funded from the budget of DRC into which each full member of DRC contributes 500 € per year as DRC membership fee. 

 

The purpose of the fund is to support the cooperation of DRC members which contributes to achieving the goals of EU Strategy for the Danube region in the priority areas where the universities have a strong position and their participation is exclusively needed.

 

DEADLINE FOR THE APPLICATIONS for 2016 is January 15, 2016.

 

More information and the guidelines for this Fund for Incentives can be found on the intranet. If you don't have access, please send an email to info@drc-danube.org 


Annual Meeting and General Assembly Maribor 2015

Harmonisation of the Danube Higher Education Area

 

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Danubius Award and Danubius Young scientist award winners

Managing Director of the IDM Dr. Susan Milford congratulating Prof. Dr. h.c. Leopold März on receiving the Danubius Award 2015  © Ümit Zobu/European Commission
Managing Director of the IDM Dr. Susan Milford congratulating Prof. Dr. h.c. Leopold März on receiving the Danubius Award 2015 © Ümit Zobu/European Commission

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region. 2015 this award has been, for the second time, complemented with a specific price for young scientists - the „Danubius Young Scientist Award“.

 

We are especially happy that this year’s Danubius Award was given to former DRC president and DRC honorary president em. Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. DDr. h.c. Leopold März.

 

More information as well as the awardees of the Danubius Young Scientist Award can be found in the press release below:

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ANNUAL MEETING 2015 IN MARIBOR

DRC annual meeting and DRC 2015 General Assembly was held at the University of Maribor on November 4-6. The topic of the conference was

“Harmonisation of the Danube Higher Education Area”


A detailed report of the conference programme will be online soon here


JRC Annual Event on the Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy

JRC Annual Event on the Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy © EU, 2015
JRC Annual Event on the Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy © EU, 2015

The JRC Annual Event 2015 in Ulm will take stock of the continuing scientific support activities for the Danube region and will focus on the JRC expertise that supports the European Commission priorities of boosting jobs and growth, building a European Energy Union and supporting the digital single market through smart specialisation in the Danube region.

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5th Danube eRegion Conference – DeRC 2015: Cross-border eSolutions & eServices Prototypes Development

The program of the 5th Danube eRegion Conference – DeRC 2015: Cross-border eSolutions & eServices Prototypes Development (Location: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, Dimičeva ulica 13, 1000 Ljubljana, Time: Monday-Tuesday, September 21-22, 2015) has been updated

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2nd Danube Innovation Partnership (DIP) Summer School on IP Commercialisation and Technology Transfer

The JRC has opened applications for the second edition of the Danube Innovation Partnership Summer School on IP Commercialisation and Technology Transfer.

This event, targets professionals with experience in intellectual property management and technology transfer, and is organised in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organisation, The National Research, Development and Innovation Office of Hungary, the Intellectual Property Office of Hungary, Semmelweiss University and the University of Debrecen.


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Several Summer School opportunities

Apart from the DRC Summer School, there are several opportunities for participation in summer schools from our partners of the DRC network. For two summer schools, the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) awards one scholarship each, sponsored by the OeAD.

 

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DRC Summer School 2015

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Vienna,

IDResearch Ltd (IDR), Pécs the Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pécs

 and the BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna are organizing the 12th Summer School on Regional Co-operation under the intellectual sponsorship of the Danube Rectors’ Conference

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Staff Training Week of University of Maribor


University of Maribor cordially invites you to the Staff Training Week taking place from June 1st to June 5th, 2015, in the European Capital of Culture 2012, European Capital of Youth 2013, home of the Old Wine Maribor on the sunny side of the Alps in Slovenia.

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