Prof. Riku-Matti Kinnunen, International Coordinator for Engineering, Technology and Natural Resources, visited Universidad Francisco de Vitoria. He met with the international staff, together with Olga Peñalba, Dean of the Polytechnic School, and Eduardo Pilo, International Coordinator for Engineering of Industrial Systems Degree. They had the opportunity to discuss future projects. Prof. Kinnunen invited his colleagues to participate in the International Week for Engineering, which will be held in Tampere next month of February.
Mr. Casper Verschoor, Coordinator and Lecturer of IFMC THUAS, Mrs. Kirsi Viskari, Vice President of the Tampere University of Applied Sciences, and Prof. Dr. Theo Bosma, Chief Internationalization Officer, Senior Lecturer and Researcher of Finance & Control and IFMC THUAS, met to discuss ongoing cooperation.
As part of the attempts to further internationalize the activities of THUAS, Paul Nixon of Strategic Partnerships led a visit to MUNI. In the party were the following people from Faculties: B. van Gool and M.Olivier Grosso of Safety and Security Management (BRV), K. Caliskan and B. Reitbergen of Faculty Support (BFM), D. Colijn Policy Advisor (HRM), G. van Hengel European Studies (M&O), J. Trouw Mobility Office (M&O), G.Neelen and A.Pearce International Public Management (BRV). The party was hosted by J. Pavlik, Head of the Office of Intnal. Cooperation, Delegates met with a range of people from different Faculties and Service Depts. and had meetings with Vice-Rector for Legal and Policy Affairs, R.Polčák, and Vice-Rector for Internationalization, B.Dančák. They enjoyed fruitful discussions with their colleagues from Brno. We expect there to be increased staff/student exchange activity between all the areas that were represented on the visit, as well as potential academic inputs relating to the three degree programmes represented.