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1 The Baltic Sea Region and its higher education sector Workshop for Multipliers September 14 20, 2008, Berlin/Germany and Tallinn/Estonia Tobias Wolf DAAD, Unit 513 TEMPUS/EU-Third Country Cooperation

2 Structure The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) National Contact Point for TEMPUS/EU-Third Country Cooperation Basic Structure of German Higher Education System TEMPUS IV ERASMUS Mundus External Cooperation Window Individual Scholarships by DAAD 2

3 Introduction to DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst The DAAD is... - a self-governing organisation of German universities: member universities student bodies 3

4 IntroductiontotheDAAD The DAAD has Regional Offices and Information Centres (IC) all over the world an annual budget of around 300 Mio Euro 475 DAAD Lecturers DAAD scholarship holders around 600 professors on 90 selection committees The DAAD is... National Agency for EU-Mobility Programmes National IAESTE Secretariat (traineeships and internships) (Co-)responsible for the Marketing Consortium GATE (Co-)responsible for the TestDaF Institut (Co-)responsible for uni-assist 4

5 Goals and expenditures of the DAAD (2008) Scholarships for foreigners Promoting young foreign elites at German universities and research institutes 68 mio EUR Scholarships for Germans Promoting young German leaders of the future in their studies and research abroad (including ERASMUS) 83 mio EUR Internationalisation of German universities Increasing the international appeal of German universities (including marketing) and promoting the international dimension in German higher education 60 mio EUR Promoting German studies and the German language abroad Promoting German studies, German language and area studies programmes (including Lektors) at foreign universities 37 mio EUR Educational cooperation with developing countries Promoting academic, economic, and democratic development in developing and reform countries 51 mio EUR 5

6 DAAD Budget 2008 Other sources 21.9 mio = 7% EU 50 mio = 17% 300 mio. EUR Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development 26.2 mio = 8% Federal Ministry of Education and Research 65.9 mio = 22% Ministry of Foreign Affairs mio = 46% 6

7 The DAAD network worldwide 7

8 National Agency for EU Higher Education Cooperation 8

9 Unit 513 National Contact Point for TEMPUS/EU-Third Country Cooperation Head of Unit: Angelika Sachsenröder tel.: +49-(0) TEMPUS, ERASMUS Mundus External Cooperation Window Tobias Wolf Information and consultancy on application and project management tel.: +49-(0) , TEMPUS Carina Johnen Information and consultancy on application and project management tel.: +49-(0) , EU-Third Country Cooperation with Asia, North America, Latin America, the ACP(African, Caribbean, Pacific)-Countries, Oceania etc. Julia Quirll da Matta Information and consultancy on application and project management tel.: +49-(0) , Swetlana Glaser Organisation of seminars, general information tel.: +49-(0) , 9

10 Unit 513 National Contact Point for EU-Third Country Cooperation We......conceive and organise national and international conferences and seminars...promote EU-third country cooperation programmes at German and international universities...publish: - DAADeuroletter - annual project compendium - conference readers Website: 10

11 Basic Structure of German Higher Education System Source: BMBF 370 Higher education institutions students 121 Universities and equivalent institutions 52 Colleges of Art and Music 197 Universities of Applied Sciences 100 Universities and Technical Universities ( students) 15 Colleges of Theology (2.300 students) 6 Colleges of Education ( students) students 168 General Universities of Applied Sciences ( students) 29 Civil Service Universities of Applied Sciences ( students) students students

12 Basic Structure of German Higher Education System University of Applied Science University PHD Programme 3-4 years Doctoral Degree Diplom Diplom (FH) Master`s Degree 5th year 4th year Programme 1-2 years 4th year Vordiplom 3rd year Bachelor`s Degree 3rd year Vordiplom 2nd year Programme 2nd year 3-4 years 1st year 1st year Abitur / Higher Education Entrance Qualification (after 12/13 years of schooling) 12

13 TEMPUS IV ( ) Tempus (The Trans-European mobility scheme for university studies) supports the modernisation of higher education and creates an area of co-operation in countries surrounding the EU. Established in 1990 after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the scheme now covers 28 countries in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. Project types: Joint Projects and Structural Projects Grant size: From 500,000 to 1,500,000 Minimum grant size for countries with annual budgets below 1 million: 300,000 (Albania, Montenegro, Central Asia) Project duration: up to 36 months Next call for proposals: December 2008 (deadline: April/May 2009) Internet: 13

14 TEMPUS IV ( ) European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) ENPI-North (Budget 2008: 12,7 mio. Russia: 9 mio) Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Georgia Moldova The Russian Federation Ukraine ENPI-South (Budget 2008: 12,7 mio.) Algeria Egypt Israel Jordan Lebanon Morocco The Palestinian Authority Syria Tunisia Instrument for Pre accession Assistance (IPA) Western Balkans (Budget 2008: 19,7 mio.) Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatia The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Montenegro Kosovo Serbia Development and Cooperation Instrument (DCI) Central Asia (Budget 2008: 5 mio.) Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan 14

15 ERASMUS Mundus External Cooperation Window (EM ECW) Objectives: to promote mobility for students and academic staff worldwide to enhance international cooperation between higher education institutions to pave the way to the international recognition of studies and qualifications to enhance the role of the higher education sector by exchanging knowledge, skills and expertise The programme will contribute to financing partnerships projects of European and Third-Country higher education institutions with a grant which will cover the cost of the following activities: - The partnership activities for the organisation of mobility and the transfer of know-how and best practices - The implementation of individual mobility for students (undergraduate, Master, Doctorate, Post-graduate) and academic staff for the purpose of studying, teaching, training and research abroad Project types: Mobility projects Budget 2009: approx. 130 mio Grant size: 1,000-2,500 Call for proposal: End of

16 ERASMUS Mundus External Cooperation Window (EM ECW) Geographical coverage Group A Central and Eastern Europe and Russia Middle East Region Central Asia Group B African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States Western Balkans region Asia region: Asia Regional and India Latin America region: Brazil, Chile and Mexico The EM ECW is managed by the Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. As from 2009 on EM ECW will be integrated into the ERASMUS Mundus programme. Internet: 16

17 Individual Scholarships offered by DAAD The DAAD runs over 200 scholarship programmes. They range from short-term research (1-6 months) and teaching exchanges through to long-lasting doctoral scholarships for (post)graduates (6-12 months). You can find an overview of the various types of funding offered by DAAD at the scholarship database: 17

18 DAAD Scholarship Database Over 200 DAAD scholarship programmes and grants from other selected organizations 18

19 Get more information online: 19

20 Thank you for your kind attention! 20

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