Conference ProgrammeConference Programme

Conference Programme

 

The programme with detailed parallel sessions can be downloaded here.

Bio of keynote speakers and the abstract of their presenation can be found here.

Presentations can be downloaded by clicking on the title of the presentation.


Wednesday January 28, 2015

Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, Main Building (Budapest, Fővám tér 8.), Room 2001

13.00–14.00

Registration

14.00–14.05

Welcome: prof. József Berács (Corvinus University of Budapest, Center for International Higher Education Research, executive director)

14.05–14.10

Opening: prof. László Szakadát (dean, faculty of Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest)

14.10–14.15

Plenary Session I.
Chair: prof. Liviu Matei (Central European University, Hungary, provost and pro-rector)

14.15–14.35

The Transformation of University Governance in Central and Eastern Europe: its Antecedents and Consequences
prof. Liudvika Leisyte (University of Dortmund, Germany)

14.35–14.55

Financing universities in post-communist countries – a comparative study
prof. Ernő Keszei (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)

14.55–15.15

Challenges for modern universities: Finding the balance between teaching, research and third role
dr. Aleš Vlk (Tertiary Education & Research Institute, Czech Republic)

15.15–15.40

Discussion

15.40–16.00

Coffee break

16.00–16.20

The selected deregulation requirements towards HES reforms in Poland
prof. Jerzy Woźnicki (National Council for Science and Higher Education, Poland & Polish Rectors Foundation - Institute of Knowledge Society)

16.20–16.40

Recent reforms in Austrian higher education: from state agencies to public enterprises.
prof. Hans Pechar (University of Klagenfurt, Austria)

16.40–17.00

Recent developments in the autonomy and governance of higher education institutions in Hungary
dr. Gergely Kováts (Corvinus University of Budapest, CIHES)

17.00–17.30

Discussion & concluding remarks

19.00

Welcome dinner : Academy Club, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (9 István Széchenyi square, Budapest, 1051)

 

Thursday, January 29, 2015     

Venue: Central European University, Monument Building (Budapest, Nador u. 9, 1051)

   -8.30

Registration (Monument Building, Popper Room, 102)

9.00–10.20

Plenary Session II. (Monument Building, Popper Room, 102)
chair: prof. Ildikó Hrubos (professor emerita, Corvinus Univeristy of Budapest)

9.00 - 9.20

Addressing challenges in higher education in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe
prof. Liviu Matei (Central European University, Hungary, provost and pro-rector)

9.20 – 9.40

Equity in the Romanian Higher Education System. A national perspective on the existing policies and future challenges
Cezar Haj (Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding, Public policy expert)

9.40–10.00

The demand for tertiary education in Slovakia: Interests and fields of study
Martin Guzi (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)

10.00-10.20

Discussion

10:20-10:40

Coffee break

10:40-12:00

Parallel sessions I. (abstracts and presentations are available here)

12:00–13.20

LUNCH outside Gellner room/MB 103

13.20–14.40

Parallel sessions II. (abstracts and presentations are available here)

14.40–15.00

Coffee break

15.00-16.30

Plenary session III: Discussion

Chair: Liviu Matei and József Berács

Room: Popper 102

Discussion about the future of CEHEC collaboration, brainstorming about potential new initiatives and projects (based on identified broad themes).

Annual strategic progress reports about Hungarian Higher Education, published by CUB-CIHES – A conceptual framework and future development
prof. József BERÁCS (Corvinus University of Budapest, Center for International Higher Education Studies, director)

Concluding remarks