Short and longer visits of foreign experts
With a successful application to the public call “Short and longer visits of foreign higher education teachers and experts on Slovenian Higher Education Institutions”, published by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, the University of Maribor has won the project “Short and longer visits of foreign higher education teachers and experts to the University of Maribor 2019-2022”.
The project is co-funding the participation of foreign experts and higher education teachers in the direct teaching process in form of short and longer visits to the University of Maribor in the years 2019-2022.
The project is co-funding the participation of foreign experts and higher education teachers in the direct teaching and research process in form of short and longer visits to the University of Maribor in the years 2019-2022. Cooperation may also pertain to research.
In the period between 2019 and 2022, the project will enable the hosting of 99 foreign higher education teachers and experts from many countries around the world (highly industrialised countries, BRICS countries, countries of the Western Balkans as well as other countries), and on institutional level from some prestigious, high quality and highly ranked foreign higher education organisations according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018 (e.g. Stanford University, ranked 2nd in the ARWU ranking, University of Oxford 7th, Karolinska Institute 44th, The University of Queensland 55th, University of Groningen 66th).
The Project is co-funded with financial resources from the European Social Fund (ESF) in the amount of 80% of the contractual value and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport in the amount of 20% of the contractual value.
The project is implemented within the framework of the Operational Programme for the implementation of the Cohesion Policy for the period 2014− 2020, Priority axis: 10. Knowledge, skills and lifelong learning to enhance employability; Investment priority: 10.1 Enhancing equal access to lifelong learning for all age groups in formal, non-formal and informal settings, upgrading the knowledge, skills and competences of the workforce, and promoting flexible learning pathways including through career guidance and validation of acquired competences; Specific objective: 10.1.3 Promoting flexible learning pathways and supporting high-quality career orientation for school-age youth at all levels of the education system.